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21 Hearty Nourishing Bowls With No Meat Or Dairy

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1. Harissa Veggie Bowl

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Roast your favorite veggies such as butternut squash, onions, and peppers with a drizzle of harissa, red wine vinegar, and olive oil. You may never want to eat vegetables any other way. Get the recipe.


4. Asian Quinoa Bowl

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Between the quinoa and the edamame, this hearty bowl packs plenty of protein.

And the slightly sweet and tangy ginger-miso dressing is the icing on the cake. Get the recipe.

5. Hawaiian BBQ Bowl

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Tofu gets a delicious upgrade in these Hawaiian-inspired bowls. Top them with anything from cilantro or avocado to coconut flakes and pineapple. Get the recipe.

6. Fall Harvest Power Bowl with Maple Tahini Dressing

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Take a trip to your local farmer's market and stock up on fall's best produce like Brussels sprouts, acorn squash, kale, and honeycrisp apples. Top it all off with a delicious dressing made of tahini, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper. Get the recipe.


8. Southwest Quinoa Power Bowl

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This better-for-you version of a burrito starts with a quinoa base. Then, add all your favorite Tex-Mex toppings like black beans, avocado, bell pepper, and sweet potato. Get the recipe.

9. Spicy Cauliflower Bowls

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Cauliflower steals the show in this spicy bowl. It gets baked until golden and crispy, then topped with a mix of hot sauce, sriracha, butter, and coconut milk. Get the recipe.

11. Autumn Quinoa Bowl

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This recipe calls for a mix of roasted squash, crispy Brussels sprouts, steamed kale, and spiced chickpeas, but you can really use whatever veggies you have on hand. Get the recipe.


12. Chili Garlic Cauliflower Risotto Bowl

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This creamy cauliflower "risotto" gets its richness from coconut or almond milk. Then, it gets a kick from a spicy sauce made with chili, garlic, and avocado Get the recipe.

13. Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl

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Make a big batch of this peanut sauce made with toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, maple syrup, chili garlic sauce, and chunky peanut butter: You're going to want to put it on absolutely everything. Get the recipe.

15. Beet "Poke" Bowls

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There's no raw fish in these "poke" bowls. These colorful concoctions are made with brown rice, edamame, ginger-marinated beets, julienned vegetables, and a drool-worthy avocado wasabi cream. Get the recipe.


17. Green Goddess Nourish Bowl

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If you don't have time to make the green goddess dressing from scratch, any store-bought version will do the trick. Drizzle it on top of this savory-sweet mixture of spinach, cabbage, figs, and green apple. Get the recipe.

18. Sweet Potato, Cranberry, and Quinoa Bowl

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Made with pomegranate quinoa, spiced cranberry sauce, mashed avocado, and sweet potatoes roasted in paprika and cinnamon, it's basically Thanksgiving dinner in a single bowl. Get the recipe.

20. Sesame Ginger Forbidden Rice Bowl

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Black rice gets topped with shiitake mushrooms, bok choy, cabage, and carrots. Mix up an easy homemade dressing with soy sauce, rice vinegar, tahini, ginger, garlic, and spicy Sriracha to top it all off. Get the recipe.

21. Bali Bowl with Tempeh, Peanuts, and Tomato Sambal

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Toss Balinese style fried tempeh onto a base of rice, cabbage, carrots, green beans, and basil. If you don't want to make tomato sambal from scratch, any canned version of Sambal Oelek should do the trick. Get the recipe.