Vietnamese Beef and Crispy Rice Bowl
There's something about a heaping bowl that makes any meal seem more filling, but with these protein-rich recipes, that isn't just an illusion. To feel satisfied and squash cravings, you need to eat a healthy balance of nutrients, including healthy fats and complex carbs, and of course, protein — it's digested slowly, which keeps your blood sugar steady and your belly full. Plus, protein is essential for building muscle, yet another step in maintaining a healthy weight.
The protein bowls in this roundup pair plant- and animal-based proteins with lots of vegetables and, more often than not, whole grains. You'll love how perfectly they fit into your meal prep and even more so, how great they taste. Let's dig in!