Health & Wellness

Recipe: Comfort Harvest Bowl

The combinations are endless!

Serves 1


Choose from each category: 

Grain or starchy vegetables (½ cup): Brown rice, quinoa, barley, bulgur*, farro, whole grain pasta, rice noodles, sweet potatoes, butternut squash 

Protein (½ cup): Chicken*, seafood, eggs, beans, lentils, tofu 

Greens, raw or cooked (1 cup): Spinach*, mixed greens, romaine, arugula*, butter lettuce, kale, collards, chard 

Other Vegetables, raw or cooked (1 cup): Broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, carrots*, beets, onion*, purple cabbage*, peppers (orange, yellow, red) 

Dressing/Sauce (1-2 Tablespoons): Vinaigrette (balsamic, citrus, Dijon, sesame-ginger*), peanut sauce 

Toppings (1-2 Tablespoons): Seeds (sunflower, pumpkin, sesame), chopped nuts (pistachio, almonds*, cashews, peanuts, walnuts), apple*, pomegranate seeds, avocado, olives, pickled onions, fresh herbs (cilantro, parsley, basil, mint, dill), cheese (feta, goat, mozzarella), dried fruit (cranberries, raisins) 


  1. Place grain, protein, and vegetables side by side in a bowl. 
  2. Drizzle with dressing/sauce and then add toppings. 


Per serving using * ingredients: 346 calories, 28g protein, 31g carbohydrate (8g fiber), 13g fat (2g sat, 11g mono/poly), 146mg sodium 

For the Seasoned Cook

For extra flavor, try roasting or grilling vegetables, and cooking grains in stock. If serving warm, add raw vegetables and toppings after heating other ingredients. Keep it fresh by using homemade dressings.