Lunch takes center stage in your day, whether you’re at work, at home, or working at home. In fact, lunch break is probably the most anticipated time of most people’s workday (except maybe for 5 p.m.). As such, it’s important to enjoy that break with a delicious, nutritious meal.
But finding something to satisfy your hunger at work — or meal prep in general — can be the pits. That’s why we’ve gathered five avocado bowls that are perfect for lunches. These diverse recipes are simple to prep for the week and contain everything to keep you going through the day. Bon appétit!
Related: More of a brown-bag-lunch person? Check out these turkey and avocado sandwich recipes.
Brimming with tastes of the Mediterranean, this bowl is jam packed with chickpeas, feta, cucumber, tomato, and olives, all laid out on a bed of bulger. Top with tangy avocado hummus and lemon vinaigrette for a wholesome bowl of “yum!”
Turn your workday doldrums into lunchtime daydreams with this tasty California bowl. Full of pistachios, currants, golden raisins, and pine nuts, this nutty bowl of couscous is what California dreams are made of. Just add basil pesto vinaigrette made with Avocados From Mexico and juicy chicken to this bowl for lunch with a punch.
Whether you’re going meatless or just have a hankering for something rustic, this bowl is a delicious vegetarian option. Quinoa, farro, and hemp hearts dance to the snap of snow peas with portabella mushrooms and garlic-honey sweet potatoes. Crown your creation with Avocados From Mexico and a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette.
An instant classic, this lunch bowl is loaded with sizzling fajita beef, black beans, yellow corn, and onions. And like any great fajita skillet, it’s topped with cilantro, sour cream, and guacamole so creamy your appetite won’t stand a chance. Mix it together and top it with your favorite hot sauce for a satisfying lunch.
Sweet and spicy, fresh and tangy, it doesn’t get much better than this. Shrimp, mango, cucumber, and red onion share a bed of mixed greens while peanuts add a nutty punch of crunch. Fresh mint, sweet chili vinaigrette, and smooth Avocados From Mexico take this bowl (and lunches forever) to new heights.
Try your hand at any of these lunchtime avocado bowls or get creative by mixing and matching. As long as it’s got avocado, your lunch will be a great lunch. Check out more of our avocado recipes for new meal inspiration!