Healthy Meal Prep for Fit Bodies: Spring Veggie Bowls

Use a risotto technique to elevate meatless recipes.

Athletes know that planning out meals in advance is one of the keys to success in achieving wellness goals. That’s why we created our healthy meal prep series. Previously we shared tricks to elevate overnight oats, master bento boxes, and make creative versions of spring comfort foods. This week, how to make seasonal veggie bowls and put a better-for-you spin on an Italian culinary technique.

SUNDAY PREPARATIONS:

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Shop for the ingredients and allow two hours to cook. View the shopping list here.
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Prep the grains.

creamy porridge

FIT CHEF HOW-TO: MAKE CREAMY PORRIDGE

“Try cooking oats as you would risotto,” says Philadelphia-based recipe developer Robert Luessen. “Simmer them in a pot of salted boiling water and slowly add in vegetable stock to add extra depth of flavor. This yields a creamy, savory porridge that’s more exciting than simply using water.”

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Assemble all lunches. BACK TO MENU

Photography by Jillian Guyette. Recipe development by Robert Luessen.