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  • Writer's pictureRachel Davies

Recipe: Build Your Own Buddha Bowl

Updated: May 1, 2023


Finding a quick, easy and healthy lunchtime option can sometimes be tricky, but learning how to build a buddha bowl is a great way to keep lunches interesting and varied!


Ingredients

Serves 1


PICK A PROTEIN (100g)

Chicken, prawns, mackerel, salmon, firm tofu, chickpeas,

cooked lentils


PICK A GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLE (large handful)

Rocket, watercress, spinach, lettuce


PICK YOUR VEGETABLES (80g)

Carrot, beetroot, tomatoes, peppers, onion, cucumber,

cooked / raw broccoli, radish, celery


PICK A PORTION FROM A JAR OF ROAST

ANTIPASTI (1 tbsp)

Roasted peppers, roasted artichoke, roasted aubergine,

sun-dried tomatoes, olives


PICK A CARBOHYDRATE:

Wholegrain rice (40g dry weight), quinoa (50g dry

weight), sweet potato wedges (1/2 small), roasted butternut

squash (50g)


PICK A HEALTHY FAT

25g hummus, 1/2 smashed avocado, 1 tbsp chopped nuts


PICK A SEED: (1 tbsp)

Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds


PICK A DRESSING:

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar, 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp wholegrain

mustard and 1/2 chopped garlic clove


1 tbsp no added sugar peanut butter, 1 tsp tamari, 1/2 tsp

smoked paprika, 1 tsp sesame oil


2 tbsp tamari, 2 tbsp sesame seeds, 2 tbsp sesame oil,

juice of 1/2 lime, 1/4 tsp of chilli flakes and 1 tsp honey


Method


1. Simply layer the ingredients into a bowl.

2. Mix up the dressing and drizzle over.


Enjoy!


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