Whether you’re a catering company or a gourmet store or a lunch bar serving up noontime tummy fillers, you’ll understand the importance of sturdy and reliable takeaway bowls, as well as a sensational meal to put in it. These on-the-go meals are very on trend at the moment, so we’ve compiled a list of our favourites takeaway bowl meals to give you some inspiration.
Takeaway Bowl Meals
Originating in Hawaii, poke bowls have really gained in popularity over the last few years because of their utter deliciousness. What goes in? Traditionally, cubed raw ahi or yellow fin tuna, which has been marinated in soy sauce and sesame oil and then tossed with spring onions. Poke bowls are usually jazzed up with other tasty additions now like edamame beans, pickled veg, rice, seaweed, avocado, mayo and more. The poke bowl is your oyster, so get creative! Try this simple poke bowl recipe to get started.
Basically a burrito, without the tortilla, in a bowl. Genius! We’re talking all the good filling stuff: rice, tasty meat of choice (pulled pork, chicken, beef or veggie option), cheese, lettuce, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, jalapenos and even a few corn chips for dipping don’t go astray in this hearty takeaway bowl meal. It’s hard to mess up a burrito bowl, but here’s a tasty recipe to get you started.
Ok, so this one needs no introduction. Salads have always come in bowls. But just THINK about all the crazy amazing salady options out there. You’ve got Caesar, Greek, Nicoise, pasta salad, potato salad, green salad, garden salad, bean, Thai Beef salad, Asian noodle salad, fruit salad, coleslaw, salsa, prawn salad, rice salad and so on. The only one we haven’t really heard of yet is chocolate salad. We think it’s only a mater of time… Anyway, check out the hundreds of salad bowl recipes on Taste.
Say what? Yep, a Buddha Bowl is a thing and not only is it magnificently mouth watering, it is super healthy to boot. So grab your lunch bowl packaging of choice and layer up a host of healthy plant-based treats including your grain or rice of choice; tofu, tempeh or falafel; fresh or roasted veggies; greens or sprouts; nuts or seeds; pickled vegies, sauerkraut or kimchi; and a tasty dressing to top it off (think Asian inspired, tahini sauce, creamy cashew or even pesto to pack a flavourful punch). Try this Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl — it only takes 30 minutes and has hundreds of 5-star reviews!
Last but nut least (pun intended), the Acai Bowl deserves an honourable mention in the breakfast/dessert department. Sweet and sensational, your takeaway meal packaging has never housed something so colourful, healthy and yummy in all its life. Frozen acai puree is blended with an assortment of other frozen fruits like berries and/or bananas and a milk of choice till delightfully smooth, thick and creamy, poured into your lunch bowl packaging of choice and then topped with your choice of nuts, seeds, granola, coconut, or fresh fruit. Heaven in a bowl — like this one with over 700 raving reviews.
Now you’re up to speed on all the trending takeaway bowl meals, take a look at our wide range of takeaway meal packaging and lunch bowl packaging solutions and get cooking! We’re always here to help with any questions, too.