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    The 35 BEST Buddha Bowl Recipes

    It’s Buddha Bowl time! Yes, these colorful bowls have been the rage for the past few years, and for good reason. They’re healthy, delicious and downright gorgeous!

    That’s why we couldn’t help but make this list of the best Buddha Bowl Recipes, from GypsyPlate and all around the internet.

    These nutrition packed bowl feature a variety of healthy grains, fresh veggies and amazing dressings. Many are entirely plant based, as is traditional, but we couldn’t neglect some of the awesome non-vegetarian versions out there.

    Check out these great Buddha bowl recipes, they’re all sure to be crowd pleasers!

    The BEST Buddha Bowl Recipes.

    Buddha Bowl Recipes:

    1. Summer Detox Chicken Buddha Bowl

    We’re starting this list of Buddha Bowl recipes with our own delicious Summer Detox Chicken Buddha Bowl. This bowl is full of nutritious and filling ingredients, as well as bright colors and interesting textures. Meal prep it ahead of time and save it for your midweek dinners!

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    2. Albacore Tuna Tataki Bowl

    This Albacore Tuna Tataki Bowl is actually a deconstructed sushi. Pan seared sushi grade tuna is paired with edamame, mango, and more. All is drizzled with a soy ginger dressing. So good.

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    3. Chicken Burrito Bowl

    This Chicken Burrito Bowl recipe will be a hit with kids and adults alike. With all your favorite burrito fillings, minus the tortilla, it can fulfill those Mexican cravings.

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    4. Asian Meatball Bowl

    This Buddha Bowl recipe has Asian Flavors and is deliciously mouth watering. These easy Asian Meatballs are succulent, juicy and smothered with a sticky sauce that pops with vibrant flavors!

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    5. Superfood Bowl

    Packed with light, yet nutrient dense foods, this superfood bowl is a real zero-guilt meal. And it packs a variety of great flavors and textures.

    Whip up this quick, easy and versatile buddha bowl with your favorite salmon, and feel good about yourself.

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    6. Spicy Shrimp Bowl

    Get ready, this Spicy Shrimp Bowl is going to be you new weeknight addiction! Super easy and nutritious, it has a variety of flavors and textures that are just spot on. 

    Plump, juicy shrimp, chewy quinoa, creamy avocado and cool Mango Salad all combine for bowl meal that can’t be beat.

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    7. Korean Ground Chicken Bowl

    These Korean Ground Chicken Bowls are a hit! They’re loaded with umami flavor, a bit of spiciness, and plenty of great textures.

    And that egg on top… Please don’t skip it, because it goes oh so well here.

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    8. Thai Chicken Buddha Bowls

    This Thai Chicken Buddha Bowl is filled with veggies, farro and chicken. The spicy Thai peanut sauce really ties everything together. It’s an amazingly delicious bowl!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    9. Mexican Buddha Bowl

    This Mexican Buddha Bowl is a plant based bowl made with simple, yet nutritious ingredients. This is a great make ahead lunch for school or work.

    Get the Recipe @ biancazapatka

    10. Roasted Veggie Glow Bowls

    Roasted Veggies Glow Bowls are made with quinoa, roasted cauliflower, carrots and other great ingredients. Naturally dairy free, gluten free and totally plant based, you know you’re eating good stuff with this meal.

    Get the Recipe @ dishingouthealth

    11. Mediterranean Buddha Bowl

    We love these gorgeous Mediterranean Buddha Bowls. They’re so flavorful, have a variety of textures, and a very versatile. This is one of our favorite Buddha Bowl recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ biancazapatka

    12. Summer Buddha Bowls with Turmeric Chickpeas

    These vegetarian bowls are so good, with marinated tofu, turmeric chickpeas, quinoa and other fresh veggies. These bowls are great for make ahead meal prep!

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor

    13. Veggie Power Bowl

    Make this Veggie Power Bowl when you need a healthy energy boost. With butternut squash, beets, parsnips, kale, avocado, walnuts, and dried cranberries, there’s no shortage of nutrition in this bowl!

    Get the Recipe @ eatthegains

    14. Taco Buddha Bowl with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

    This Taco Buddha Bowl is a throwback to the taco salads you used to see on every restaurant menu. It has a crispy taco shell that makes the whole experience fun.

    Get the Recipe @ steamykitchen

    15. Fall Nourish Bowls

    This Fall Nourish Bowl is a super healthy bowl full of seasonal veggies and fruits, along with almonds, wild rice and a sweet, zesty dressing. It will be one of your favorite Buddha Bowl recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    16. Green Goddess Bowls

    Green Goddess Bowls are, you guessed it, filled with plenty of healthy green veggies. A homemade goddess dressing tops the whole thing off. Roasted chick peas and boiled eggs give the bowl some protein.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    17. Glow Bowls – Grilled Chicken & Quinoa Grain

    This Glow Bowl with Grilled Chicken and Quinoa Grain is easy and so good. It’s packed with a variety of nutritious flavors and textures, and all is drizzled with an amazing curry vinagrette.

    Get the Recipe @ playswellwithbutter

    18. Baked Tofu Burrito Bowl

    This Baked Tofu Burrito Bowl is a vegan recipe with tofu, black beans, avocado, bell peppers and more.

    Get the Recipe @ eatwithclarity

    19. Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls

    This Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls is simple and delicious. It’s loaded with quinoa, roasted sweet potato, black beans, avocado and pico de gallo. A tasty chipotle lime tahini sauce coats every bite of this bowl. Seriously, this sauce is going to make you want to put it on everything!

    Get the Recipe @ dishingouthealth

    20. Spicy Salmon Poke Bowls

    These Spicy Salmon Poke Bowls will definitely satisfy your sushi cravings. With marinated sockeye salmon, pickled cucumbers and your choice of other toppings, this is a meal worth relishing.

    Get the Recipe @ jessicagavin

    21. Turkish Egg and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

    For a great start to your day, make this Turkish Egg and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl. It’s packed with protein, fresh veggies and spicy butter sauce. It’s a perfect savory breakfast option for you. This breakfast bowl recipe is so hearty and filling that you can make them for lunch or dinner also!

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    22. Healthy Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls

    Packed with veggies, fresh slaw, coconut quinoa and peanut sauce, these Healthy Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls are a hit!

    Get the Recipe @ fitfoodiefinds

    23. Garden Veggie Vegan Buddha Bowl

    Garden Veggie Vegan Buddha Bowls are packed with superfoods to give you a well balanced nutritional meal. Plus, they only take 10 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ cottercrunch

    24. Lemon Basil Buddha Bowls with Lemon Tahini

    We love this next recipe, with sweet potato, asparagus, quinoa and edamame topped with zingy lemon tahini dressing. It’s a great plant based meal that will fills you up.

    Get the Recipe @ floraandvino

    25. Sweet Potato & Chickpea Buddha Bowl

    The roasted sweet potatoes, peppers and chickpeas really make this recipe stand out from the crowd, compared to basic raw or steamed veggies. Plus, it comes with a flavorful mojo sauce. This is definitely one of out favorite Buddha bowl recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ plaitingsandpairings

    26. Best Buddha Bowl

    This Buddha bowl consists of a grain, a green, a bean and fresh veggies with a drizzle of testy dressing. It’s flexible to your tastes, and what you have on hand.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    27. Quinoa Falafel Bowl

    A fusion of Middle Eastern and South American, this Quinoa Falafel bowl is a culinary delight. Topped with homemade hummus, fresh tomato and cucumber, this is a truly satisfying bowl meal.

    Get the Recipe @ greenhealthycooking

    28. Spring Broccoli Buddha Bowl

    This Spring Broccoli Buddha Bowl recipe is loaded with veggies, grains, proteins and healthy fats that keep you full the whole day. It’s a great make ahead lunch or dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    29. Plant Power Balance Bowls

    These Plant Power Balance Bowls have a lot of different ingredients, including both quinoa and rice, beans, carrots and yogurt.

    Get the Recipe @ cottercrunch

    30. Bali Bowl

    This Bali Bowl recipe is so good and so flavorful that you will enjoy every bite! It is loaded with healthy greens, red rice, fresh salad, Bali style tempeh and crunchy peanuts. All is topped with a spicy tangy chili sambal for an addicting dish!

    Get the Recipe @ quitegoodfood

    31. Roasted Broccoli Bowl

    Taking just 30 minutes to put on the table, this Roasted Broccoli Bowl is loaded with roasted broccoli, quinoa, chickpeas and delicious peanut sauce.

    Get the Recipe @ myquietkitchen

    32. Healthy Dragon Bowls

    This Dragon Bowl has veggies, rice or quinoa, spinach, and a delicious tahini and coconut red curry dragon sauce. So good.

    Get the Recipe @ nutritioninthkitch

    33. Winter Buddha Bowl

    Even when the days grow short, there are still enough fresh crops in season to make a great Buddha bowl! This one does just that, and comes with a vibrant homemade dressing.

    Get the Recipe @ theawesomegreen

    34. Ultimate Winter Bliss Bowls

    Another winter themed bowl, this one has roasted veggies and falafel. It’s a great recipe that you’ll make all season long.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    35. Vegan Japanese Buddha Bowl

    We’re wrapping up our list of Buddha bowl recipes with this Vegan Japanese Buddha Bowl. The bowl features tofu, quinoa, broccoli, lettuce, carrots and flavorful dressing.

    Get the recipe @ thelittleplantation

    What a great variety of Buddha Bowl recipes for you to try. They’re all so healthy and fulfilling, plus they look great!

    Save or pin this collection of great recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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    The 35 BEST Buddha Bowls

    This collection of great Buddha Bowls has thirty five healthy, nourishing and fulfilling meals.


    • whole grains
    • veggies
    • protein
    • dressing


    1. Put a bed of grains in your bowl.
    2. Arrange veggies and protein atop the rice.
    3. Drizzle on dressing. Serve immediately.


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