How to Build a Buddha Bowl

How to Build a Buddha Bowl

This meal never gets old and a perfect example of how we should shift our focus to counting color and not calories.

I’ve said this about other meals, but this meal will change your life. Seriously, it will! There’s sooo much fiber and nutrients. It’s hippie food as I like to call it.

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  • Carbs [1/4 of plate]

  • Barley
    Whole wheat orzo
    Whole wheat pasta
    Brown Rice
    Sweet potato
    Quinoa

Protein [1/4 of plate]

Roasted or Uncooked Chickpeas, recipe here
Black beans
Chicken sausage
Grilled chicken breast
Egg

Veggies [1/2 of plate]

Kale, sautéed
Spinach, sautéed or fresh
Arugula
Shishito peppers, sautéed
Mushrooms, sautéed
Roma tomatoes, sliced
Cherry tomatoes, sautéed or raw
Zucchini, spiralized or sliced
Onions, sautéed
Red cabbage
Radish
Micro greens
Cilantro

Must Have Toppings

Avocado
Hummus

Buddha Bowls

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  • INGREDIENTS

  • Quinoa
    Chicken sausage
    Zucchini noodles
    Yellow sweet bell pepper
    Mushrooms
    Kale
    Raw chickpeas (seasoned with cayenne, garlic powder, garlic infused oo, salt & pep)
    Avocado
    Radish
    Red cabbage
    Micro greens
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  • INGREDIENTS

  • Barley
    Shishito peppers
    Mushrooms
    Kale
    Cherry tomatoes
    Roasted chickpeas
    Roma tomato
    Avocado
    Hummus

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 400*F. Rinse 1 can of chickpeas, drain, transfer to a large bowl. Season with cayenne, garlic powder, and 2-3 tbsp avocado oil. Place on oil baking sheet and bake for 30-40 minutes (depends on desired crispiness), tossing halfway. Recipe/Directions here.

More Buddha Bowls

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  • INGREDIENTS

  • Barley or whole wheat orzo
    Shishito peppers, sautéed
    Mushrooms, sautéed
    Kale, sautéed
    Zoodles (zucchini spiralized), lightly sautéed
    Roasted chickpeas and/or chicken sausage
    Micro greens
    Avocado rose
    Hummus

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  • INGREDIENTS

  • Barley
    Mushrooms, sautéed
    Kale
    Zucchini
    Roma tomato
    Cilantro
    Greens
    Chickpeas
    Chicken sausage
    Turmeric Hummus
  • Turmeric Hummus: Blend 1 can of rinsed chickpeas, 1/3 cup tahini, 4 garlic cloves, 1 lemon, ~1/4 cup olive oil, pinch of salt, turmeric, water 1/4-1/2 cup (the more you add the creamy it is)
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  • INGREDIENTS

  • Quinoa
    Kale
    Red cabbage
    Cherry tomatoes
    Micro greens
    White beans
    Turmeric Hummus

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