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3 Springtime Grain Bowl Recipes


Article by Kate Baxendale

Photography by Stock Images + Provided

Let's face it; sometimes salad alone doesn't cut it for mealtime. If you want something heartier but still need to eat your veggies, try making grain bowls instead. They consist of grains like quinoa, farro, barley or a combination of grains, plus loads of fresh produce and a delicious dressing. Here are three grain bowls to make this spring.


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Spring Vegetable Grain Bowl

This Spring Vegetable Grain Bowl from Cooking Light uses chewy farro for the base and is topped with shaved raw vegetables. It's as beautiful as it is delicious!

Spring Goddess Grain Bowl

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Plays Well With Butter creates a colorful Spring Goddess Grain Bowl with farro, chicken, greens, spring peas, asparagus and radishes topped with a lemon vinaigrette. These are perfect for meal prep to fuel you through the week.

Vibrant Spring Broccoli Buddha Bowl

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This recipe from Half Baked Harvest is a feast for the eyes with roasted broccoli and sweet potatoes, avocado, blood oranges and red cabbage. The green lentils and brown rice are a hearty base, and the ginger-turmeric vinaigrette takes this Vibrant Spring Broccoli Buddha Bowl to the next level.