15 Creative One-Bowl Power Meals You Can Fully Customise

Jump on the healthy eating bandwagon and try one of these deliciously-colourful rainbow meals tonight. Packed with whole grains, vegetables, beans or lean proteins, nuts, berries and seeds, these macrobiotic one-bowl dinners (to use the proper name) are nourishing and fully customisable, so you can include the ingredients you love.

You might even stumble across a brilliant food combo you never knew existed. Just try not to spend the whole time taking pictures of it because it's going to look amazing.


21 Things We Love in Our Macro Bowl Dinners

Pick and mix your favourites from the list below or add in whatever else you fancy! The general idea is to include 20-30% whole grains, 40-60% vegetables and 5-10% lean protein like grilled chicken or tofu.

1. Quinoa

2. Broccoli

3. Kale

4. Roasted sweet potatoes

5. Pumpkin seeds

6. Tofu

7. Chia seeds

8. Pickled ginger

9. Miso soup

10. Soba noodles

11. Brown rice

12. Tahini

13. Avocado

14. Strawberries

15. Edamame

16. Almonds

17. Beetroot

18. Red cabbage

19. Greek yoghurt

20. Black beans

21. Grilled chicken breast

Just try not to spend the whole time taking pictures of it.

Our Favourite Recipes from This Collection

Beef Chilli
Brown Rice Bowl with Curried Roasted Cauliflower and Green C
Time
20
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Egg-and-Kimchi Rice Bowls
Time
20
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Barley Bistro Bowl
Time
65
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Millet Bowl with Stuffed Grape Leaves and Yoghurt-Hummus Sau
Time
40
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Quinoa Bowl with Chicken and Avocado Cream
Time
45
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Mexican Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
Time
35
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Coconut-Chia Pudding Breakfast Bowl
Time
10
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Bacon and Broccoli Rice Bowl
Time
30
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

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Berry-Cashew-Smoothie-Bowl
Berry Cashew Smoothie Bowl
Time
-
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
Chicken and Spring Onion Rice Bowl
Chicken and Spring Onion Rice Bowl
Time
60
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Vietnamese Grilled Smoked Pork Chop Rice Bowls
Vietnamese Grilled Smoked Pork Chop Rice Bowls
Time
5
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Mexican Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
Mexican Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
Time
20
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
Quinoa Bowl with Chicken and Avocado Cream
Quinoa Bowl with Chicken and Avocado Cream
Time
30
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Millet Bowl with Stuffed Grape Leaves and Yoghurt-Hummus Sauce
Millet Bowl with Stuffed Grape Leaves and Yoghurt-Hummus Sauce
Time
25
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Egg-and-Kimchi-Rice-Bowls
Egg-and-Kimchi Rice Bowls
Time
10
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy