12 Healing Bowl Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Usually, the term “comfort food” is basically just a synonym for junk food. But while there’s definitely a time and a place for burgers and a gooey bowl of mac and cheese, sometimes we find it even more comforting to listen to our bodies, and fill them with whole, nutritious foods. Whether you’re fighting off a nasty cold, detoxing after a weekend of bad decisions or just trying to eat as cleanly as possible, here are 12 satisfying, vitamin-packed bowls.

18 Energy Bowls That Will Give You an Instant Boost

Healing Bowls With Turmeric Sweet Potatoes, Poached Eggs And Lemon Dressing

We can practically feel the antioxidants coursing through our veins.

quinoa avocado shrimp bowl recipe
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The Ultimate Quinoa Avocado Bowl

Plus kale, shrimp and the most gorgeous little watermelon radishes.

Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowls With Savory Granola

You had us at savory granola…

Protein-packed Rainbow Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowls

And just like that, we became morning people.

buddha bowl with kale orange avocado and wild rice recipe
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Buddha Bowl With Kale, Orange, Avocado And Wild Rice

Citrus and avocado are truly a match made in heaven.

Easy Superfood Quinoa Bowl

If a lunch could give us a superpower (flight? Invisibility? The strength to make it to barre class after work?), it would be this one.

green machine smoothie bowl recipe
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Green Machine Smoothie Bowl

Basically every vitamin you need for the day, packed into a smooth, creamy (and oh-so-colorful) bowl.

salmon farro bowl recipe
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Salmon Bowl With Farro, Black Beans And Tahini Dressing

Bring on all those fantastic omega-3s…

Mango Immunity Smoothie Bowl With Goji Granola

This Insta-ready bowl by Coterie member Phoebe Lapine tastes like a tropical vacation.

Chicken Quinoa Veggie Power Bowls

We love the one-two protein punch from the quinoa and chicken.

Vegan Buddha Bowl

Plenty of healthy fats and protein with no animal products in sight.

Roasted Chili Basil Lime Tofu Bowls

Spicy, crunchy and beyond satisfying.