We're all about convenience. But plating up a quick meal that incorporates the key nutrients without compromising on flavor and variety is easier said than done... 

...until you discover Buddha bowls.  

With all the ingredient combos you can have, you will never get tired of Buddha bowls.

Perfectly balanced and layered with fresh, vibrant ingredients, Buddha bowls are incredibly versatile and easy to make. 

Customize this Buddha Bowl recipe to your liking, or use up what you've got at home for the ultimate lunch or dinner. 

This all-in-one foolproof recipe features all the components you need to build a healthy meal. Crammed with protein, complex carbs and healthy fats to keep you full all afternoon or evening. 

To create your own bowl, you'll need a base of leafy greens, a wholegrain carbohydrate source, protein from legumes and some healthy fats to put it all together. 

Dress it all up with a drizzle of your favorite condiment, and you've got your weekday meal sorted. 

Build a Buddha Bowl

Serves 2

Total time: 20-40 minutes depending on ingredients 

Pick one from each category: 

Base:

80g leafy greens (spinach, kale, lettuce) 

+ 

Carbohydrate: 

Sweet potato (120g) 
Quinoa (40g raw) 
Brown Rice (40g raw) 
Any grain (40g raw) 
+ 

Protein: 

Roasted chickpeas (120g/ ½ a tin) 
Tempeh (70g) 
Tofu (70g) 
Edamame (80g) 
Hummus (40g) 
+ 

Vegetable: 80g of any, or a mix: 

Roasted cauliflower  
Cherry tomatoes 
Cucumber  
Shredded carrot 
+ 

Healthy fat 

¼ avocado 
20g mixed seeds 

Method:

1. Prepare your carb. Roast the sweet potato cubes at 350F for 25 minutes with a drizzle of olive oil and salt and pepper. Cook the grains according to the package instructions. 

2. Prepare your protein. Drain and rinse the chickpeas and roast at 350F for 25 minutes with a drizzle of olive oil, paprika, salt and pepper. Pan fry the tempeh and tofu until golden.  

3. Prepare your vegetables. Simply slice or shred. 

4. Assemble your bowl. Delicious with a drizzle of vegan sriracha mayo. 

Nutritional Information

Per bowl:

Calories: 430
Carbohydrate: 54g
From sugar: 10g
Fiber: 13g
Fat: 15g
Saturated: 2g
Protein: 22g