Put our Athlete’s Power Plate into practice with our 9 Around the World GoodBowls. These aren’t just recipes—they’re chef-driven, athlete-approved plans to teach you how to optimize every meal to fuel your life. Each can be prepared in 30 minutes or less using store-bought staples—or a bit longer if you make everything from scratch. You can be confident in hitting both your macros and your micros no matter which incredibly delicious and satisfying bowl you choose—from the savory Breakfast Grits to the mindblowing West African bowl. Hit the store, whip up your favorite bowl, snap a pic, and share it on socials before diving in. #S4GGoodBowls

Pro tip: Customize the recipe to fix your exact portion needs by clicking on the blue “Servings” under the bold “Yield” in each recipe. You can add up to 8 servings and the ingredient amounts will change for you—no math involved! You can also adapt the recipe elements to fit your training needs. Need more carbs? Add another scoop of grains or veggies. Amping up the protein? Double up the protein source. No matter what your goals are, GoodBowls can help you get there.

These Around the World GoodBowls were created by Jason Wrobel exclusively for Switch4Good.

Scandinavian GoodBowl Scratch123By andyThe “neatballs” in this bowl are made from seitan. Seitan is made entirely out of gluten, the main protein in wheat, so it’s a great protein option for vegetarians and vegans. The exact amount of protein in seitan varies, depending on whether other proteins like soy or legume flours were added during production. A 3-ounce serving usually contains between 15 and 21 grams of protein, which is roughly equivalent to animal proteins like chicken or beef.
Scandinavian GoodBowlBy andyYou don't need to visit IKEA for a taste of Scandinavia. This comforting bowl includes the Scandinavian foods we've grown to love—without meat or dairy. Protein-packed lentil balls are nestled atop creamy mashed potatoes and served with a fruity blueberry sauce and hearty gravy. Think of it as a Scandinavian twist on a Thanksgiving meal—that comes together in under an hour! Short on time? Use the Quick Version which relies on a few store-bought staples to speed up the process. If you have a little extra time to spare, jump to the From Scratch version for a completely homemade meal.
West African GoodBowl Scratch123By andyThe “neatballs” in this bowl are made from seitan. Seitan is made entirely out of gluten, the main protein in wheat, so it’s a great protein option for vegetarians and vegans. The exact amount of protein in seitan varies, depending on whether other proteins like soy or legume flours were added during production. A 3-ounce serving usually contains between 15 and 21 grams of protein, which is roughly equivalent to animal proteins like chicken or beef.
West African GoodBowlBy andyExplore new cuisines with this addictively good West African bowl. Made with warming spices, fluffy vegetable-infused jollof rice, crisp string beans, bright mango, and a savory peanut sauce, this bowl will definitely make it into your weekly rotation. Can't do peanuts? Another nut butter or sunflower seed butter works just as well. Dig in! Short on time? Use the Quick Version which relies on a few store-bought staples to speed up the process. If you have a little extra time to spare, jump to the From Scratch version for a completely homemade meal.
Asian GoodBowlBy andyWhen you can put together this incredible, nutrient-packed Asian bowl in less than 30 minutes, there's no need for takeout. Chewy soba noodles create the canvas for crisp stir-fried veggies and tofu, tender roasted kabocha squash, and an umami-bomb miso dressing. Chopsticks are optional but highly recommended to enjoy this fantastic meal. Short on time? Use the Quick Version which relies on a few store-bought staples to speed up the process. If you have a little extra time to spare, jump to the From Scratch version for a completely homemade meal.
Western BBQ GoodBowl Scratch123By andyThe “neatballs” in this bowl are made from seitan. Seitan is made entirely out of gluten, the main protein in wheat, so it’s a great protein option for vegetarians and vegans. The exact amount of protein in seitan varies, depending on whether other proteins like soy or legume flours were added during production. A 3-ounce serving usually contains between 15 and 21 grams of protein, which is roughly equivalent to animal proteins like chicken or beef.
Western BBQ GoodBowlBy andyThis hearty bowl is for the meat-and-potatoes-lovers. Of course, this version is made from plants, doesn't require a barbecue, and won't leave you feeling weighed down afterward. Crispy barbecue-marinated tempeh provides protein along with savory baked beans which sit on top of seasoned roasted potatoes and a bright, tangy, dairy-free cabbage slaw. This bowl is sure to be a hit with the pickiest of eaters—adults and children included. Short on time? Use the Quick Version which relies on a few store-bought staples to speed up the process. If you have a little extra time to spare, jump to the From Scratch version for a completely homemade meal.
Mediterranean GoodBowl Scratch123By andyThe “neatballs” in this bowl are made from seitan. Seitan is made entirely out of gluten, the main protein in wheat, so it’s a great protein option for vegetarians and vegans. The exact amount of protein in seitan varies, depending on whether other proteins like soy or legume flours were added during production. A 3-ounce serving usually contains between 15 and 21 grams of protein, which is roughly equivalent to animal proteins like chicken or beef.
Mediterranean GoodBowlBy andyThis bowl is layered with so many flavors and textures, you could easily eat this every night of the week and not get bored. It's loaded with za'atar spiced rice pilaf, fresh arugula salad, bright steamed beets, creamy cucumber tzatziki, and seasoned, crunchy chickpeas. It's a nutrient-dense crowd-pleaser that makes for a perfect weeknight meal. Short on time? Use the Quick Version which relies on a few store-bought staples to speed up the process. If you have a little extra time to spare, jump to the From Scratch version for a completely homemade meal.
Latin GoodBowlBy andyLike a kick to your meal? This Latin-inspired GoodBowl brings the heat—along with robust nutrition to keep you fueled throughout your day. You can also turn down the spice level by going light on the jalapeno and chili pepper. Made with "meaty" cauliflower lentil taco filling, fresh romaine, crunchy plantain chips, and cool cashew sour cream, this bowl beats takeout by a long shot! Short on time? Use the Quick Version which relies on a few store-bought staples to speed up the process. If you have a little extra time to spare, jump to the From Scratch version for a completely homemade meal.
Latin GoodBowl Scratch123By andyLike a kick to your meal? This Latin-inspired GoodBowl brings the heat—along with robust nutrition to keep you fueled throughout your day. You can also turn down the spice level by going light on the jalapeno and chili pepper. Made with "meaty" cauliflower lentil taco filling, fresh romaine, crunchy plantain chips, and cool cashew sour cream, this bowl beats takeout by a long shot!

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