30 Bowls for Healthy Winter Eating

Meals that can be served in a bowl are wonderful for these chilly winter months. Ditch the plate for a big cozy bowl. These 30 Bowls for Healthy Winter Eating are filled to the brim with good for you whole grains, legumes, veggies, fruit, cozy soup creations and even a few hearty breakfast bowls as well. Loads of winter vegetables like potatoes, winter fruit like citrus, winter greens, hearty bean stews and rainbow-colored salads to inspire your appetite and keep you feeling well all through winter. So grab your favorite meal-time bowl and browse this slideshow for some recipe inspiration..

  • Blueberry Breakfast Bowl 1 of 33
    Warm and satisfying breakfast bowls are a delicious, healthy way to start any winter day. Top your favorite hot cereal with blueberries to make it antioxidant-infused, fun and super delicious!
    Get 7 reasons to add blueberries to your diet this winter!
  • Cheezy Broccoli Quinoa Bowl 2 of 33
    This delicious bowl is filled with cheezy quinoa topped with roasted broccoli. Cheezy, rustic flavors infuse into every bite of this vegan bowl. These flavors are totally cravable on any cold winter night.
    Make a Cheezy Broccoli Quinoa Bowl!
  • Chard Salad Bowl 3 of 33
    If you fell in love with kale in 2012, get ready to fall in love with chard in 2013! Learn how to make a delicious, healthy bowl of greens using raw chard. The sweet and tender flavor of chard is incredibly addicting. Good thing chard is loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber.
    Learn how to make a raw chard salad!
  • Tofu Chard Salad Bowl 4 of 33
    Once you master the technique for making a chard salad, make your bowl into a meal by adding some BBQ tofu and cheezy quesadilla triangles. This bowl is topped with veggie accents like mushrooms and avocados too.
    Make a Tofu Chard Salad Bowl, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.
  • Peanut Butter Tofu Rice Bowl 5 of 33
    This super easy and delicious rice and tofu bowl includes cravable flavors from peanut butter, spices and cilantro.
    Make a Peanut Butter Rice Bowl
  • Creamy Soup Bowl Secret 6 of 33
    Creamy soups are perfect for warming you up on a cold winter night. But sometimes those creamy ingredients can be loaded with saturated fat and calories. Try this secret ingredient for making creamy soups the healthy way.
    Get a creamy soup bowl secret!
  • Lemon Tuna-Free Pasta Bowl 7 of 33
    This sunny lemon-infused bowl is a nice perk-up on a winter day. This bowl includes tender pasta a bean-based tuna-free salad blend. Give this creative bowl a try!
    Make Tuna-Free Pasta!
  • Chunky Carrot Soup 8 of 33
    The best part of any homemade soup? Those chunky circles of carrot! So here is a cozy soup bowl recipe built around that cravable ingredient. Carrots are loaded with beta-carotene, so dive in for a healthy meal.
    Make Chunky Carrot Soup, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.
  • Easy Sweet Potato Kale Soup Bowl 9 of 33
    This bowl combines two favorite healthy foods: kale and sweet potatoes. Warm up with this creamy blend of golden deliciousness.
    Make Sweet Potato Soup!
  • Rainbow Roast Winter Veggie Salad 10 of 33
    Colorful vegetables like carrots, potatoes, onions and mushrooms are perfect healthy eating fare. Try this inviting bowl filled with herb and citrus roasted winter veggies over top crisp lettuce.
    Get this Rainbow Roast Salad recipe over at Healthy. Happy. Life.
  • Leek Potato Mushroom Stew 11 of 33
    This warm stew is filled with savory flavors. Rustic mushrooms, potatoes, tender pasta and sweet leeks. A hint of spice and nutritional yeast for cheesy flavor.
    Make Leek Potato Mushroom Stew.
  • Detox Tahini Carrot Slaw Salad 12 of 33
    Sweet, crunchy carrots combine with a nutty-sweet tahini dressing and juicy raisins. This healthy bowl of slaw will have you craving carrots. Rich in fiber and vitamin A.
    Make Detox Carrot Slaw.
  • Mushroom Kale Rice Bowl 13 of 33
    This bowl is a hearty meal. Filled with nutty brown rice, peanut-ginger kale and sautéed portobello mushrooms. Crushed peanuts and fresh cilantro on top.
    Make a Mushroom Kale Rice Bowl.
  • Sweet Potato Coconut Cashew Rice Bowl 14 of 33
    Sweet potato lovers will adore this savory sweet winter bowl. Fluffy rice, creamy cashews, coconut and plenty of sweet and tender sweet potatoes. Makes a yummy side dish or main event.
    Make a Sweet Potato Rice Bowl.
  • Roasted Tomato Soup 15 of 33
    If you are craving rich, creamy tomato soup - don't you dare pop open a can. Simply roast a baking sheet full of tomatoes for an easy homemade soup. For a complete healthy meal, pair with a grilled vegan cheese sandwich.
    Get this Roasted Tomato Soup recipe over at Healthy. Happy. Life.
  • Cozy Chili Bean Stew 16 of 33
    For a soothing stew with warm spices and hearty chili beans, try this vegan recipe ready to warm you up from the inside out.
    Make Chili Bean Stew.
  • Beet Salad Bowl 17 of 33
    Roasted beets are a wonderful way to add color to your salad bowl. Try this zesty-sweet beet salad. Leafy greens, fresh herbs to accent.
    Make this Beet Salad.
  • Shiitake Balsamic Mushroom Spinach Salad 18 of 33
    Wilted spinach, balsamic-braised mushrooms and sweet corn make this an excellent savory salad bowl to crave.
    Get this Spinach Mushroom Salad recipe over at Healthy. Happy. Life.
  • Carrot Ginger Soup 19 of 33
    Vitamin-A rich carrots are the star of this warming winter bowl. Spicy ginger stimulates and warms you from the inside out.
    Make this Carrot Ginger Soup.
  • Senate Bean Soup 20 of 33
    Rustic white beans, potatoes and herbs make this an easy soup to make for a cozy winter dinner.
    Make Senate Bean Soup.
  • Spinach Citrus Couscous Bowl 21 of 33
    Fluffy couscous is infused with healthy green spinach and vibrant citrus flavors for a wonderful side dish to any exotic feast. Add tahini sauce, hummus and pita to complete your meal.
    Make this Spinach Citrus Couscous.
  • Hummus Bread Salad Bowl 22 of 33
    Roasted red pepper hummus tops this vibrant bread salad, dotted with olives and onions. Tastes like hummus and pita - in a bowl!
    Make this Hummus Bread Salad.
  • Grilled Mushroom Salad Bowl 23 of 33
    Any mushroom lover knows that crisp greens topped with a light citrus dressing and a hearty grilled portobello is all it takes for a delicious and satisfying bowl.
    Get this Grilled Mushroom Salad recipe over at Healthy. Happy. Life.
  • Red Quinoa Bowl with Tofu 24 of 33
    If you love quinoa, try red quiona. It has a slightly nuttier flavor and heartier texture. Top with some sticky sumac-ginger tofu for a creative vegan bowl.
    Get this Red Quinoa Bowl recipe over at Healthy. Happy. Life.
  • Broccoli Cheddar Soup 25 of 33
    Eat your greens and finish your broccoli - is what mom always says. Well that will be easy with this creamy broccoli cheddar soup bowl.
    Make this Broccoli Cheddar Soup.
  • Creamy Cauliflower Garlic Maple Soup 26 of 33
    This creamy soup is everything a cozy winter soup should be. Loaded with healthy veggies, a hint of warm spice from the garlic and an accent of sweet from rich maple syrup.
    Make this Creamy Cauliflower Soup.
  • Cranberry Tempeh Slaw Bowl 27 of 33
    Sticky sweet logs of protein-rich tempeh top this sassy sweet slaw bowl. Creamy avocado and vegan cabbage slaw will energize your body this winter.
    Make this Tempeh Slaw Bowl.
  • Citrus Veggie Pasta Bowl 28 of 33
    We all know veggies pair well with pasta. Well instead of using a traditional red sauce - try a vibrant winter citrus dressing with plenty of spices tossed in as well. Serve warm or chilled.
    Make this Citrus Pasta Veggie Bowl.
  • Cheezy Rice Kale Bowl 29 of 33
    This simple combination of nutritional yeast brown rice and peanut ginger kale is all it takes to fill you up for a healthy, vegan meal brimming with vitamins, fiber and flavor.
    Make this Cheezy Rice Kale Bowl.
  • Homestyle Pea Soup 30 of 33
    Does it get any cozier than a homemade bowl of slow-cooked pea soup? There's simply no better way to fill a soup bowl in the middle of winter!
    Get this Pea Soup recipe over at Healthy. Happy. Life.
  • Frozen Dessert Banana Bowl 31 of 33
    Here is a bonus bowl for after your meal! Because even winter needs a few dessert bowls. This healthy option uses frozen bananas to blend up a pina-colada flavored treat. Guilt-free!
    Make a Yonanas frozen banana bowl!
  • Chocolate Chia Pudding Bowl 32 of 33
    Another healthy dessert bowl to try: chocolate chia seed pudding accented with fresh raspberry flavors. Yum!
    Make a Chocolate Chia Pudding Bowl!
  • Veganized Classic Soup Bowls 33 of 33
    And finally, when you are craving a healthy winter bowl, you really cannot go wrong with soup. What is your favorite soup recipe? Here are 25 veganized versions of classic soup recipes. From Chicken Noodle to French Onion and even Clam Chowder!
    Get 25 classic soup recipes, gone vegan!

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