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Easy Buddha Bowl Recipes

With 20 vegan and vegetarian buddha bowl recipes you have a variety of recipes you can use for meal prep.

Buddha bowls are so gorgeous, super fresh, versatile and have become one of the top trending preferred healthy meal.

They are perfect for meal prep and left overs!

Packed with nutrients, fiber with a delicious crunchiness. Buddha bowls will some become a trend in your home.

Also known as dragon, macro or hippie bowls they are super easy to make.

The best thing about buddha bowls is you probably have all the ingredients you need in your pantry or fridge.

What Is A Buddha Bowl?

“A Buddha bowl is a vegetarian meal served on a single bowl or high-rimmed plate, which consists of little dishes, served cold.”  source: Wikipedia

How To Make A Buddha Bowl & What Does It Consist Of

The Buddha bowl brimming with nutrients and fiber, and you can make your own with any of the following list of ingredients with your favourite dressing.

Place At The Bottom Of The Bowl

  • Leafy greens
  • Lettuce
  • Rice Noodles
  • Soba noodles
  • Watercress
  • Spinach
  • Radicchio
  • Kale
  • Chow mein noodles
  • Swiss chard


Raw, steamed or roasted veggies.

  • Tomato
  • Carrots
  • Brocoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Green beans
  • Red cabbage
  • Cucumber
  • Zucchini
  • Pepper
  • Snow peas
  • Brocoli
  • Cilantro
  • Lime

Plant Based Protein

  • Lentils
  • Tofu
  • Tempeh
  • Beans
  • Peas
  • Nuts
  • Seeds


  • Cashew
  • Walnut
  • Pecan


  • Sesame seeds
  • Chia seeds
  • Flax seeds

Complex Carbs

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Wheat berries
  • Black rice
  • Brown rice
  • Chickpeas
  • Edamame
  • Potatoes
  • Quinoa
  • Buckwheat
  • Barley
  • Peas
  • Corn
  • Yam


  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Avocado
  • Mango
  • Apple

The Best List Of Buddha Bowl Sauces (Dressings)

  • Hummus
  • Creamy avocado
  • Tahini dressing
  • Peanut sauce
  • Thai sauce
  • Soy sauce
  • Mexican
  • Spicy
  • Curry
  • Garlic
  • Vegan

Do You Eat Buddha Bowls Cold?

You can eat buddha bowls hot or cold.

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20 Buddha Bowl Recipes

This is the best list of vegan buddha recipes we have compiled.

Szechuan Tofu And Veggies

Get the recipe: Feasting At Home

Lentil Quinoa Bowl

Get the recipe: Running On Real Food

Sweet Potato and Chick Pea Buddha Bowls

Get the recipe: Cooking Classy

Complete Winter Buddha Bowl

Get the recipe: Nutrition In The Kitch

Vegan Bowl

Get the recipe: Two Spoons

Bali Bowls With Peanut Tofu

Get the recipe: Feasting At Home

Turmeric Chickpea Buddha Bowl

Get the recipe: The Kitchen Girl

Broccoli and Chickpea Buddha Bowl

Get the recipe: Charley’s Health

Vegetarian Buddha Bowls With Spicy Peanut Sauce

Get the recipe: Kitchen Sanctuary

Sweet Potato Bowl

Get the recipe: Pinch Me Good

Lentil Fall Harvest Bowl

Get the recipe: Two Purple Figs

Nutritious Vegan Bowl

Get the recipe: Smelling Through Taste

Zaatar Chickpea Vegan Bowl

Get the recipe: A Simple Pantry

Tempeh Bowl

Get the recipe: Fit Mitten Kitchen

Coconut Cauliflower Rice Bowl

Get the recipe: Two Raspberries

Superfood Quinoa Bowl

Get the recipe: Two Raspberries

Turmeric Cauliflower Bowl

Get the recipe: Nourish Everyday

Garden Veggie Bowl

Get the recipe: Cotter Crunch 

Winter Buddha Bowl

Get the recipe: Well And Full

Thai Tempeh Buddha Bowl

Get the recipe: Well And Full

Ultimate Winter Bliss Bowls

Get the recipe: Pinch Of Yum 

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