It is a new year, and perhaps with the change in calendar and season you have decided to start a new chapter. While 2020 may have led to many days snacking on candy, chips, soda and other comfort food classics, you have the desire to switch things up this time around. For a healthy plant-based option, try Buddha bowls.
For the uninitiated, Buddha bowls are vegetarian and served in a wide bowl or on a plate. Several foods are usually included, all of which are served cold. Common ingredients feature some of your favorites: quinoa, brown rice, cabbage, carrots, tofu, chickpeas and hard boiled eggs. Full of taste and protein, these bowls are a flavorful take on meat-free dishes that have become mainstays in many diets worldwide. So, what are you waiting for? Check out these 10 ideas and try them out yourself.Read More »
Allrecipes user mkinshella knows that sometimes the best recipe to share is a classic. The best part is that it can be prepped and ready to serve in under an hour, making it the perfect workweek meal. Featuring goodies such as avocado, sweet potato, quinoa, red onion and olive oil, it is packed full of delicious flavor. Note: while this recipe calls for chicken broth, keep things veggie by using vegetable broth instead.
Avocado Breakfast Bowl
Start the day off with this vibrant, heart-healthy bowl. Quinoa, spices, avocado, cheddar cheese and eggs make this delightful. Eat up!
Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl
This recipe is for all the curry lovers out there. Bulgur, sweet potato, fennel, red onion, tempeh, curry powder, coconut oil and spices come together for a wonderfully exotic blend. Add in additional spices should the spirit move you.
Cauliflower Salad Bowl
Libby stated that this recipe is ‘low in calories, but high in taste.’ We would say that is true, as it includes salt, pepper, lemon, olives, pepper and more. Makes a great side dish.
Chickpea Buddha Bowl
Those who prefer to stay away from meat substitutes, like tofu, will like this take on the recipe, which features chickpeas, turmeric, vegetables and red onion. For some rad leftovers, make twice the amount of sauce.
Brown Rice Buddha Bowl
This idea is ‘crisp and tasty,’ notes Buckwheat Queen, the site user who submitted it. Inspired by the flavors of Thailand a basil-chili pepper dressing is tossed over tofu, chickpeas and even more vegetables. Delicious!
Fajita Buddha Bowl
For a Tex-Mex take, try this bowl, which is ideal for WFH or in-office days. Beans, rice, peppers and corn combine into a savory winner of a meal. For some extra kick, top it all off with salsa or two teaspoons of hot sauce. Ole!
Brown Rice Burrito Bowl
A burrito without all of the added carbs? Yes please! Add in cilantro, lime and chili powder for more dimension. Sour cream and lettuce also work.
Pad Thai Bowl
Swap the chicken for more edamame for a vegetarian meal. Nutty and savory, this versatile recipe can be enjoyed in many ways. Peanut oil adds even more of a nutty flavor, if sesame is not your thing.
Sorghum Buddha Bowl
Grains, veggies, black beans and dressing make for a tasty meal. A user who made this suggests cooking the veggies for longer than listed, as well as adding some meat-free sausage. Sounds yummy!
Enjoy these recipes and feel good while eating them. May 2021 bring good health and plenty of plant-based eats your way.
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