The latest food trend to take over our Instagram, Buddha Bowls are ultra delicious, colourful, and oh so comforting.
Just like the cheerful spiritual guru its named after, Buddha Bowls will fill your soul (and belly!) with pure goodness that will taste divine.
Usually made up of grains, veggies, and a protein, the best thing about Buddha Bowls is that you can literally grab whatever you have in the fridge to throw into the bowl, making all sorts of wild creations that will still be delish.
Need some Buddha inspo? Look no further than these 12 recipes for the perfect bowl...
1. Leprechaun Green Buddha Bowl
Packed with greens, herbs, and fruit this is a yummy vegan treat.
Recipe can be found here.
2. Roasted Veggie Bowl
Packed with crunchy cauliflower and a creamy cashew tahini dressing, this is perfect as a main or a li'l side.
Check out the full recipe here.
3. Falafel, Carrot & Spinach Bowl
This is the ideal Buddha bowl for a freezing night, and the falafel in it adds extra filling to the veggie meal.
4. Fried Egg, Quinoa, Sauerkraut Bowl
This is kinda like a hippie version of Bibimbap, and the egg and warm quinoa go great with the flavour of the fermented sauerkraut.
See how to give this a try here.
5. Curry Spiced Veg & Grain Bowl
The best part of this nutrient-rich bowl is that it only takes 15 mins to make!
Avocado, lentils, and cabbage add to the flavahs in this recipe.
6. Spicy Mango Chicken Bowl
This rotisserie chicken with a spicy mango sauce and sweet potatoes will 100% become your quick go-to meal.
See the full (and easy) recipe here.
7. Brussels Sprouts & Chickpea Bowl
We love this protein-packed bowl of chickpeas, crunchy brussels sprouts, and a creamy avocado sauce. Deee-lish.
Full recipe here.
8. Moroccan CousCous Bowl
This is like a sun-drenched holiday in a bowl! Warm quinoa, grilled courgettes, olives and lemon drizzles.
Check out the recipe here.
9. Sweet Potato Taco Bowl
Basically a healthy version of a taco, this is super comforting.
Mix ground beef, avocado, and sour cream as shown here.
10. Vegan Thai Tempeh Bowl
This bowl is packed full of fiber thanks to the freekah grain, a sorta nuttier quinoa. The added red peppers, avo, and cashew & cocunut sauce are the bizz.
11. Steak Fajita Bowl
Mmm, a homemade steak fajita bowl with garlic lime rice - yes please.
Perfectly marinaded steak and fresh veg make this recipe perfect.
12. Soba Noodle Bowl
This healthy bowl is even better if you add some salmon or tofu on top - trust us on this one it's life-changing (or at least meal-changing).
Quick 'n easy recipe is here.
Pro tip: Stuff everything that's in your Buddha Bowl into a warm soft naan or pitta bread if you're really starving - it's AMAZING.