What do a roaring fire, a cashmere sweater and a hearty grain bowl (and, well, a shot of bourbon) have in common? They all warm you to the core on a freezing winter day. Here are 30 piping-hot grain-bowl recipes (because we hate blizzards, subzero winds and bomb cyclones just as much as you do).
30 Warm and Cozy Grain Bowls to Make This Winter
The Ultimate Quinoa-Avocado Bowl
Crispy kale? Check. Spicy shrimp? Check. Fresh crunchy toppings? You betcha.
Salmon Bowl with Farro, Black Beans and Tahini Dressing
How to glow from the inside out, 101.
Bulgur with Roasted Butternut Squash, Sage and Goat Cheese
Flavorful, warming and so easy to prep.
Roasted Vegetable Grain Bowls
Did we mention it’s vegetarian and gluten-free?
Brussels Sprouts-Apple Quinoa Bowls with Orange-Thyme Vinaigrette
You can’t beat this bowl of bliss.
Sweet Potato Kofta with Turmeric Curry
Purple yams and warming spices take this dinner over the top.
Korean Barbecue Tofu Bowls with Stir-Fried Veggies and Quinoa
The perfect combo of flavors for all of your cravings.
Lentil, Cauliflower and Harissa Bowl with Cilantro Basmati Rice
Warm and spicy (and vegan).
Pumpkin Polenta with Balsamic Roasted Beets
Guys, cornmeal is totally a grain.
Cuban Quinoa Bowl with Spicy Lemon Cashew Dressing
Is your mouth watering? (Same.)
Winter Buddha Bowl
Cool fact: Combine warm pearl couscous with shredded beets and it turns bright pink.
The Winter Abundance Bowl
Green lentils and brown rice add extra heartiness.
Buddha Bowl with Kale, Avocado, Orange and Wild Rice
Just look at those gorgeous, jammy eggs.
Easy Teriyaki Rice Bowl with Roasted Vegetables
Just 15 minutes and you’re done.
Greek Goddess Grain Bowl with Fried Halloumi
Serve with spicy basil tahini and pita chips. Yum.
Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Harvest Bowls
This 30-minute meal is calling your name.
Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Bowls with Cilantro Lime Quinoa
If you don’t have an Instant Pot, make it in your slow cooker instead.
Salmon Belly Whole Grain Rice Pot
Everything is cooked together in a saucepan. Hellooo, Monday night dinner.
Teriyaki Grilled Chicken and Veggie Rice Bowls
Got leftover rice? These will come together in a matter of minutes.
The Best Ever Chicken Fajita Bowls
As if we need another reason to eat guac.
Mojo Pulled Pork Quinoa Bowls with Pineapple Salsa
A fiesta in your mouth.
Healing Bowls with Turmeric Sweet Potatoes, Poached Eggs and Lemon Dressing
Way better than eating an apple a day.
Sesame Sriracha Buddha Bowls with Black Rice, Tofu and Kale
It’s a big bowl of zen.
Soy Marinated Tofu Bowls with Spicy Peanut Sauce
Think you don’t like tofu? Think again.
Farmers’ Market Bowl with Green Goddess Sauce
Farro meets warm root vegetables—and, oh yes, our mouths.
Warm Farro Asparagus and Poached Egg
Is it acceptable to eat this for every meal?
Israeli Couscous with Pistachios, Apricots and Cranberries
Perfectly poised for meal prep.
Crispy Salmon & Avocado Salsa Bowls with Cilantro Sauce
Serve with salty tortilla chips.
Rainbow Grain Bowl
Meet freekeh. Nutrient-wise, it’s a miracle grain.
Carne Asada Burrito Bowls
We’ll take our steak this way from here on out, please.