A Buddha bowl is essentially a simple, one-bowl meal, typically vegetarian or vegan that includes rice, legumes, fresh vegetables, and plant proteins. Often they are served cold, but some versions are served with a warm base.
- whole grain or rice
- Baked Tofu, Tempeh, or plant-based protein like beans or legumes
- Fresh or roasted vegetables
- Greens or sprouts
- Sauce or Dressing
- Nuts or seeds!
- Your favorite, wide ceramic bowl!
HOW TO BUILD A BUDDHA BOWL:
The best Buddha bowls start with a base of rice or whole grains which can be served cold or warm. Top with plant-based protein (tofu, edamame ( green soybeans usually sold frozen),, then greens and fresh veggies. Next, drizzle with dressing or sauce and sprinkle with seeds or nuts. Top with fresh sprouts or microgreens. This can be made as individual servings to taste or one large bowl for everybody to enjoy!