Seven Austin Bowls to Kickstart Your Week

Good things come in small packages

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If you’re looking to get in a few more healthy meals before you blow your diet this weekend, power bowls are the answer to your prayers. Combining protein, grains, and vegetables all on one plate, these Insta-ready meals prove healthy doesn’t have to be boring.

Galaxy Cafe

If you started your day not feeling like you could take on the world, let Galaxy Cafe offer up some enlightenment with their Buddha bowl filled with steamed greens, homemade lentils, and sweet potatoes, all topped off with sauteed shrimp or chicken, and a chile peanut vinaigrette.

Koriente Restaurant & Tea House

Healthy food doesn't have to be bland. Koriente offers up some tasty and light bowls that won’t make you feel like you’re Beyoncé pregnant with twins. Whether you’re choosing their Mixmix bibimbap with a mild wasabi soy sauce or you curate your own bowl, they offer plenty of options to suit all your needs.

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Flower Child

Flower Child's bowls are so beautiful that you might be hard-pressed to dig in, but that's never stopped us. (Who would’ve thought that a bowl full of veggies would get more likes than your latest selfie?) Their mother earth bowl filled with grains, mushroom, broccoli pesto, and hemp seeds is perfect for a healthy dinner or lunch.

True Food Kitchen

The name speaks for itself. True Food is all about authentic foods that are healthy and whole. If you’re looking for something healthy before a long weekend of pizza and beer, True Food’s bowls make eating healthier easy. We especially like the panang curry in a coconut shrimp broth.

Café No Sé

We all know that if you add an egg, it makes everything 100x better. And if you love #yolkporn, there's few prettier bowls than Café no Sé's mixed grain bowl. With roasted sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, and pumpkin seed pesto, this bowl earns every like.

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The Steeping Room

The Steeping Room adds its own twist to the Buddha Bowl trend. Their lunchtime favorite is a mix of grains, protein, and veggies, topped with either a peanut or cashew sauce, vinaigrette, or good ol' EVOO. If you want to rebel against the trend, they have plenty of other healthy options too.


If it’s been one of those days where you have been going non-stop, Forthright’s superfood bowl is the answer. It has the word super and everything. With a mix of orange ginger grains, kale, shaved beets, chopped almonds, all topped with grilled salmon or chicken, it will help power you through until you can go home and watch The Bachelor.

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