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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
18. Baked Tofu Burrito Bowl
This Baked Tofu Burrito Bowl is a vegan recipe with tofu, black beans, avocado, bell peppers and more.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What a great variety of Buddha Bowl recipes for you to try. They’re all so healthy and fulfilling, plus they look great!
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- whole grains
- Put a bed of grains in your bowl.
- Arrange veggies and protein atop the rice.
- Drizzle on dressing. Serve immediately.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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