Have you ever heard of a Buddha Bowl? It might sound like a Far East treasure, but it’s actually much less exotic than you think. Buddha Bowls are essentially balanced meals planned around a hearty grain and veggies. In fact, you can think of them as a decomposed grain-based salad! While you can find them for sale, it’s much easier and simpler to create them yourself. They’re endlessly customisable. To get you started, we’ve chosen our favourite Buddha Bowls from around the web!
Healthy and delicious, Buddha Bowls and dragon bowls are THE new fad, and at SOSCuisine, we’re absolutely convinced! These recipes are super appetising because they mix raw and cooked ingredients for a beautiful composed dish full of colour, texture, fibre, and vitamins. Plus, these dragon bowls are totally easy to make. All you really need to do is assemble your favourites in a bowl. They make great lunches too. And as an added bonus, they’re a great way to learn how to cook vegan and vegetarian.
Using Buddha bowls as an inspiration, you can create your own recipes with the ingredients you have on hand. To make an authentic Buddha bowl, you just have to follow these basic guidelines:
To inspire you, here are our top 10 picks from around the web!
Our list starts off with this amazing Thai inspired bowl, full of great Asian flavours. It’s made with naturally gluten-free ingredients and is adaptable to many diets, including vegan. We especially love the inclusion of purple cabbage, which is not only flavourful, but a great alternative to lettuce. This bowl is rich in fibre as well, for a really well-balanced healthy meal.
This gorgeous green bowl features tons of great roasted veggies. If you love broccoli and cauliflower, this one is for you. They’re rich in vitamins and roasting them brings out sweet, nutty flavours that work perfectly with the baked tofu and almonds.
Peanut sauce is always delicious, so why not have it in a Buddha bowl? This one uses yummy roasted veggies, broccoli, and brown rice. It’s super simple and you can try the sauce out on rice noodles too!