Bowls bowls bowls, I’m all about that bowl. Especially…buddha bowls! Why? Bowls = meal prep at its finest. If you haven’t jumped on the meal prep bandwagon, get on that! It will make your life so much easier during the week and it will help fuel healthy habits. What is a buddha bowl? Essentially, it’s a whole bunch of good stuff in a bowl topped with more good stuff. We’re talking whole grains + lean proteins + tons of veggies + nuts/seeds/dressing.
Today I am teaming up with Simply Organic to break down the anatomy of a buddha bowl and to share tons of recipes to inspire you to get mixing in your own kitchen! Simply Organic is my go-to spice brand for adding flavor to anything that I make. They’ve got literally every spice under the plant, plus some awesome blends that I use daily.
Really the main goal of a buddha bowl is to eat as many colors and nutrient dense foods as possible. No buddha bowl has to be the same, so tailor it to your taste preferences and get creative! Words of wisdom- when in doubt, if it’s a whole food, add it to your bowl. Below I’ve laid out some of my favorite buddha bowl add-ins by category!
Anatomy of a Buddha Bowl
- beans (these roasted chickpeas, though)
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- ANY AND ALL (grilled, steamed, sauteed, or raw)
- raw nuts (cashews and walnuts)
- seeds (sunflower seeds and pepitas)
- dressing: (vinegar-based, avocado-based, EVOO)
Now that you know the ins and outs of what’s in a buddha bowl, it’s time to get inspired. I’ve rounded up some of my favorites from FFF and from my lovely blogger friends so that you can get cookin’ in the kitchen! Remember – there’s no right or wrong when it comes to buddha bowls. Use flavors that you love and have fun with it!
Vegetarian Brown Rice Bowl from Fit Foodie Finds
Roasted Chickpea Buddah Bowl with Cilantro Avocado Dressing from Simply Organic
Superfood Taco Bowls from Fit Foodie Finds
Sweet Potato Chickpea Buddha Bowls from Minimalist Baker
The Ultimate Buddha Bowl from The Healthy Maven
The Ultimate Hippie Bowl from The Healthy Maven
Superfood Quinoa Bowls from Gimme Some Oven
Winter Kale Salad with Almond Butter Dressing from In it 4 the Long Run
Avocado Quinoa Harvest Bowl from In it 4 the Long Run
Stir Fry Zen Bowl from Veggie Chick
Spicy Tofu Rice Bowl from The Blonde Chef
Roasted Rainbow Winter Bowl from Keepin it Kind
Southwestern Vegan Power Bowl from The Conscientious Eater
Superfood Abundance Bowls from Honey and Figs Kitchen
Super Bowls from The Vintage Mixer
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