If you’re looking for a healthy meal that’s vegetarian, vegan, or simply packed with vegetables, you need to make a buddha bowl.

With lots of vegetables, protein, and whole grains, these buddha bowls are perfect for lunch or even dinner.

They will give you the energy that will allow you to avoid the afternoon slump and stay productive all day long.

And the good news is you’ll also feel light and not bloated. At least if you’re not used to eating so many veggies.

Anyway, let’s get started.

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Mediterranean Buddha Bowl

Recipe: CulinaryHill

Full of colorful veggies, quinoa, and chickpeas, this buddha bowl is fresh and summery.

It will make you travel to Italia without leaving home and it’ll definitely keep you full for hours.

You’ll need quinoa, chickpeas, field greens or lettuce, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, yellow bell peppers, and olives.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes

Thai Peanut Buddha Bowl

Recipe: WhitneyBond

This delicious vegan Buddha bowl features roasted sweet potatoes and quinoa topped with Thai peanut sauce.

Ingredients: sweet potatoes, quinoa, carrots, fresh cilantro, peanuts, coconut milk, peanut butter, Thai red curry paste, soy sauce, fresh lime juice.

Prep time (with sauce): 15 minutes.

Total time: 30 minutes.

Buddha Bowls with Turmeric Tahini Dressing

Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor

Here’s a delicious vegan, make-ahead lunch that can be made in one sheet pan.

You’ll need sweet potatoes, beets, chickpeas, kale, avocado, tahini, and lemon juice.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Recipe: EatWithClarity

With roasted sweet potatoes, caramelized onions, avocado, and black beans topped with a spicy tahini dressing, this gluten-free Buddha bowl is great for lunch.

This Buddha bowl is particularly great for meal prep because it stores well in the fridge.

Ingredients: cilantro lime rice, sweet potatoes, black beans, red bell peppers, onions, corn, avocado, runny tahini, hot sauce, lime or lemon juice.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes

Marinated Tempeh Buddha Bowl

Recipe: RunningOnRealFood

For a super-chewy, protein-full Buddha bowl, look no further.

With marinated tempeh, edamame, and Tamari tahini dressing, this healthy bowl is incredibly warm and comforting.

You’ll need tempeh, almond (or peanut) butter, maple syrup, tamari or soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, tahini, brown rice, edamame, corn, red cabbage, kale, and carrots.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes

Cauliflower Shawarma Buddha Bowl

Recipe: OurSaltyKitchen

Spicy, sweet & tangy, this Shawarma Buddha bowl isn’t your typical fresh bowl.

It’s really satiating and makes for a great, warm dinner.

If your partner hates Buddha bowls because he wants “real food”, then make him try this one.

Ingredients you’ll need − quinoa, chickpeas, cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, lemon, tahini dressing.

Roasted Cauliflower Broccoli Bowl

Recipe: RunningOnRealFood

With roasted cauliflower, steamed broccoli, avocado, and a variety of seeds, here’s another satiating buddha bowl to make ASAP.

I find it’s a delicate balance between warm and comfortable, and fresh enough that I could eat it on warm summer days.

You’ll need cauliflower, lemon juice, avocados, tahini, spinach, broccoli, raw pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and hemp seeds.



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