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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. Thai Chicken Buddha Bowls

    This Thai Chicken Buddha Bowl makes a perfect make ahead lunch! The bowl is filled with veggies, hearty farro and chicken with spicy peanut sauce. It’s an amazingly delicious bowl!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    3. Mexican Buddha Bowl

    This Mexican Buddha Bowl is the ultimate nourishing vegetarian meal. This plant base bowl is so delicious and very easy to make. The recipe is made with simple ingredients combined in a bowl and then BOOM, you will get the coolest lunch or dinner!

    Get the Recipe @ biancazapatka

    4. Roasted Veggie Glow Bowls

    Roasted Veggies Glow Bowls are made with quinoa, roasted cauliflower, carrots and other great ingredients to make a light and healthy meal that also make you feel totally satisfied. This Glow Bowl recipe is perfect meal prep, naturally dairy free, gluten free and vegan.

    Get the Recipe @ dishingouthealth

    5. Mediterranean Buddha Bowl

    This Mediterranean Buddha Bowl recipe is gorgeous, healthy and quick to put together. Plus, it’s packed full of flavors and different textures. Make them your own by adding whatever you have on hand! The Mediterranean flavors will make you happy and content!

    Get the Recipe @ biancazapatka

    6. Albacore Tuna Tataki Bowl

    This Albacore Tuna Tataki Bowl is actually a deconstructed sushi. Pan seared sushi grade tuna is drizzled in a refreshing zesty soy marinate and paired with your other favorite toppings. It’s a delicious and healthy bowl perfect for seafood lovers!

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    7. Summer Buddha Bowls with Turmeric Chickpeas

    These vegetarian bowls is so flavorful and satisfying! They incorporate a variety of flavors like marinated tofu, turmeric chickpeas, quinoa and other fresh veggies. The best thing about this Summer Buddha Bowl is that you can separate the ingredients to accommodate your family’s preferences!

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor

    8. Veggie Power Bowl

    If you need a little something to brighten your day, make this Veggie Power Bowl! It has many colors, textures and a fresh mix of flavors, which makes it an irresistibly healthy dinner or lunch. This recipe is gluten free, paleo and easily customizable!

    Get the Recipe @ eatthegains

    9. Taco Buddha Bowl with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

    Ready in 30 minutes, this Taco Buddha Bowl with Creamy Chipotle Sauce is a zesty, spicy fresh explosion of flavors and textures in every bite! An ideal weeknight meal when you want something substantial, but also healthy and delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ steamykitchen

    10. Banh Mi Bowls

    Add all of your favorite Banh Mi fillings to rice and create this delectable rice bowl. Try this Banh Mi Bowl recipe for a twist on the classic Banh Mi sandwich, but without bread! The bowl is made with ground pork, thinly sliced veggies, rice and sriracha mayo, making an absolutely delicious bowl!

    Get the Recipe @ chelseasmessyapron

    11. Fall Nourish Bowls

    This Fall Nourish Bowl is well balanced, hearty and healthy. It’s filled with flavors of colorful veggies, fruits, grains, some greens and sweet, zesty dressing. The ingredients taste absolutely divine when mixed together and compliment each other perfectly!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    12. Green Goddess Bowls

    Green Goddess Bowls are hearty and filling! This recipe is all about fresh seasonal veggies piled over your choice of warm grains or greens, and topped with the most delicious, creamy, herby, Green Goddess dressing ever. You all will relish this bowl for sure!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    13. Fajita Chicken Burrito Bowl

    This Fajita Chicken Burrito Bowl recipe will be one of your go to weekend meals. It’s healthy, quick, easy and balanced, plus it’s always a hit with kids and adults alike. This Fajita Burrito Bowl might sound complicated, but they are super simple to make!

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    14. Glow Bowls – Grilled Chicken & Quinoa Grain

    This Glow Bowl with Grilled Chicken and Quinoa Grain is easy, light, fresh and gluten free. It keeps you satisfied and glowing from inside out. This recipe is absolutely addictive and it’s a perfect addition to your weeknight meal rotation.

    Get the Recipe @ playswellwithbutter

    15. Baked Tofu Burrito Bowl

    If you’re looking for a fresh and easy vegetarian Burrito Bowl, then this is the one! This Baked Tofu Burrito Bowl is light and fresh. The spicy baked tofu is full of flavors, all thanks to an easy and tasty marinade. This bowl recipe is gluten free, dairy free and a high protein meal!

    Get the Recipe @ eatwithclarity

    16. Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls

    This Sweet Potato Burrito Bowl recipe 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

    17. Spicy Salmon Poke Bowls

    Satisfy your sushi cravings at home without all the fuss of wrapping and rolling with this simple Spicy Salmon Poke Bowl recipe. This Hawaiian bowl is fresh and bright, loaded with protein, carbs and healthy fats. It’s a quick and easy meal which is also customizable to your liking!

    Get the Recipe @ jessicagavin

    18. Turkish Egg and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

    This Turkish Egg and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl recipe is 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

    19. Healthy Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls

    Why sacrifice flavor for simplicity when you can have them both? This Healthy Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowl is the perfect recipe for an easy one bowl meal. Packed with veggies, fresh slaw, coconut quinoa and peanut sauce, this Thai Bowl a perfect vegetarian lunch or dinner!

    Get the Recipe @ fitfoodiefinds

    20. Garden Veggie Vegan Buddha Bowl

    This Garden Veggie Vegan Buddha Bowl recipe is colorful, delicious and filling, perfect for lunch or dinner. It’s a healthy recipe, rich in fiber and high in protein that can easily be a substitute for meaty options. You will love this amazing bowl!

    Get the Recipe @ cottercrunch

    21. Lemon Basil Buddha Bowls with Lemon Tahini

    This Buddha Bowl recipe is nourishing and well balanced. It features sweet potato, asparagus, quinoa and edamame topped with zingy lemon tahini dressing. Delicious and filling, it’s a complete satisfactory lunch or dinner for your family!

    Get the Recipe @ floraandvino

    22. Sweet Potato & Chickpea Buddha Bowl

    Sweet Potato and Chickpea Buddha Bowl is a delicious and easy way to pack a lot of nutrition and flavorful zesty ingredients into one bowl. It’s protein rich, gluten free, vegan and perfect for meal preparation, and can be easily customized to your own taste and preferences!***

    Get the Recipe @ plaitingsandpairings

    23. Best Buddha Bowl

    The Best Buddha Bowl recipe is bright, colorful, nutritious and totally satisfying. This Buddha bowl consists of a grain, a green, a bean and fresh veggies with a drizzle of testy dressing. It’s the perfect bowl for lunch, or make it for an easy weeknight dinner!

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    24. Vietnamese Meatball and Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

    This Buddha Bowl recipe has Vietnamese Flavors and is deliciously mouth watering. It is made up of juicy meatballs with powerful aromatic chili broth, sweet potato noodles, thinly sliced mangoes and other toppings. YUM!

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    25. Spring Vegetable Buddha Bowl

    Let’s welcome Spring with a big vegan Buddha Bowl full of the season’s tastiest veggies. This Bowl is packed with seasonal veggies, tofu and mint dressing. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ karalydon

    26. Quinoa Falafel Bowl

    This Quinoa Falafel Bowl recipe is a light and healthy salad packed with all the great flavors of Falafel. The perfect plant based lunch doubles as a great side dish for summer dinners or potlucks. This Bowl makes an absolutely delicious vegetarian and gluten free meal!

    Get the Recipe @ greenhealthycooking

    27. Moroccan Chickpea, Quinoa, and Sweet Potato Bowls

    Moroccan Chickpea, Quinoa and Sweet Potato Bowls are healthy, colorful and filling. This grain bowl is a balanced meal loaded with veggies and healthy fats. It’s surprisingly easy and delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ occasionallyeggs

    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. This healthy and delicious Buddha Bowl will be loved by adults and kids alike!

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    29. Plant Power Balance Bowls

    You will love this Plant Power Balance Bowl recipe. This bowl is so good, loaded with all fresh ingredients that are full of nutrients. It’s an ideal meal which is filling, simple and so yummy. Perfect healthy and balanced meal for you and your family!

    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

    The Roasted Broccoli Bowl is a super simple, quick, vegan, gluten free and oil free recipe!
    This one is loaded with roasted broccoli, quinoa, chickpeas and delicious peanut sauce. This will become one of your favorite Buddha bowl recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ myquietkitchen

    32. Healthy Dragon Bowls

    This Dragon Bowl is a healthy, gluten free Buddha Bowl recipe that is loaded with grain, fresh veggies, protein and topped with the most delicious sauce. You will love making these bowls for meal prep, and to have on hand for healthy meals any time!

    Get the Recipe @ nutritioninthkitch

    33. Winter Buddha Bowl

    Enjoy this colorful rainbow Buddha Bowl on cozy winter nights! The recipe is awesomely customizable and loaded with lots of textures and flavors. It’s an easy and healthy vegan dinner that can be enjoyed by the whole family!

    Get the Recipe @ theawesomegreen

    34. Ultimate Winter Bliss Bowls

    Ultimate Winter Bliss Bowls are a filling, protein packed dinner. This recipe features easy homemade falafel, roasted veggies and a flavorful sauce all in one big bliss bowl! It’s a complete vegetarian, vegan and gluten free recipe!

    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 which makes a delicious Japanese flavored meal!

    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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