If you’re tired of the same ‘ol meat and veggies for your protein bowls, then this list is definitely for you. Just say no to boring bowls! These recipes are full of flavor, have creative spins on everyday ingredients, are inspiring, and are just so good. You’ll never want to go back to plain protein bowls again!
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15+ Easy Protein Bowl Recipes
Chimichurri chicken, rice, avocado, chopped spinach, and peppers of choice. This protein bowl idea is perfect for meal prepping and storing for later!
This popular recipe is such a favorite! Chicken cooked to perfection in the best hot honey sauce over rice and paired with summer squash, zucchini, avocado, and any other vegetables you like.
Ground turkey, brown rice, black beans, chopped peppers, and fresh cilantro. Add a creamy lime yogurt sauce to take this protein bowl recipe to the next level!
Need a vegan protein bowl idea? Cook chickpeas in a sweet, tangy, spicy buffalo sauce and pair them with roasted broccoli, carrots, quinoa, and avocado!
Make this Vegan Tofu Scramble for an easy and delicious protein bowl idea any time of the day. It’s SO good!
This is one of our most popular protein bowls/grain bowls recipes! It’s simple but flavorful and delicious. Fresh or roasted kale, sliced tomatoes, shredded or cubed chicken, corn, beans, and southwestern rice. Yummy and perfect for any time of the year!
Classic spaghetti and meatballs, but protein bowl style! Lower in carbs, these Paleo Turkey Meatballs are made with a wholesome tomato sauce and spaghetti squash. Add extra veggies for a make-ahead meal you’ll love!
All the flavors of summer in these BBQ Chicken Power Bowls! Wholesome rice, avocado, cabbage, kale, tahini, and bbq chicken all in a bowl. This is one of the best easy-to-make lunch or dinner protein bowl recipes!
These Mahi-Mahi Taco Bowls are SO good! Cooked mahi-mahi filets, quinoa, kale, cabbage, guacamole, and tortilla chip pieces for the most perfect bowls.
Sometimes you just need some good ‘ol steak & potatoes. Especially when you can feel good about the ingredients! Make these meal prep bowls ahead of time, store it in an airtight dish, and keep it in the fridge for easy dinners throughout the week!
Vegan Chickpea & Sweet Potato Bowls loaded with lentils, arugula, broccoli, tahini, and basically anything else you want to add to them. So delicious and perfect for a weeknight dinner or meal prep lunch!
These lower-carb protein bowls are full of flavor! Made with a Spanish-style cauliflower rice recipe, you can’t go wrong with these delicious protein bowls.
Crispy tofu, savory zucchini, sliced carrots, and fresh avocado, all served over delicious fried rice and covered in a sauce that’s the perfect balance of sweet and savory. If you’re on the search for a quick and easy recipe, these bowls are for you!
Delicious curry rice, chickpeas, fresh red peppers, and chili burger patties over a little bit of peppery kale. Perfect for a delicious, healthy meal!
This vegetarian protein bowl idea is just SO GOOD. Sauteed hot honey chickpeas over brown rice (or grain of choice), fresh chopped celery, carrots, parsley, and a drizzle of yogurt ranch!
Crunchy quinoa (or any whole grains), refreshing cucumbers, sweet tomatoes, creamy avocado, and savory/spicy meatballs to top it all off. You can also add feta and hummus! These Mediterranean Salad Bowls with Lebanese BBQ Meatballs are one of my FAVORITE protein bowl recipes!
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15+ BEST Protein Bowl Recipes
- Choose any of these protein bowl recipes (in the ingredients above or in the blog post for more options).
- Prep them at the beginning of the week and store in airtight containers.
- Enjoy throughout the week!