Buddha Bowl

Plant Based Buddha Bowl Recipe

Serves: 1

  • 3-4 cups of Greens of Choice (spinach, kale, romaine, etc.)
  • 1 handful of Sprouts 
  • 1/4 or 1/2 of one small Avocado
  • 1/2 cup of Chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • 1/2 cup of cooked Quinoa
  • 1/4 package of Medium-Firm non-GMO Tofu (see directions below)
  • 1/4 cup of Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup of Cucumbers (diced)
  • 2 Tablespoons of Pumpkin Seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons of Hummus
  • Drizzle of Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar (to taste)
  • Sprinkle of Salt and Pepper

** I recommend cooking a large batch of Quinoa prior to making this recipe, as well as having a couple of cans of Chickpeas or other Legumes on hand.

  1. Begin by preheating the oven to 400 degrees Celsius. Slice tofu into thin rectangles, line a baking sheet with tin foil and spray generously with non-stick Coconut Oil spray, line tofu on baking sheet. Let cook in oven until crispy, roughly 10-20 minutes (flip halfway through).
  2. Once tofu is done cooking, arrange all ingredients together in a bowl. Serve cold.

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Why do I love these ingredients?

Chickpeas, Tofu and Quinoa: Excellent plant-based sources of protein. When combined, they provide a wide range of all the essential amino-acids. Legumes are also a strong source of fiber.

Greens, Sprouts, Cucumber and Tomatoes: Healthy fiber, micro-nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Hydrating, filling and essential towards achieving optimal health and well-being. 

Olive Oil, Hummus, Pumpkin Seeds, Avocado: Source of healthy plant-based fats which are essential for brain function, as well as hair, skin and reproductive health. 

Happy cooking!

Contemplative Miranda

Wishing you above all Health & Happiness

Miranda xo

2 Comment

  1. Wow! This looks so delicious and packed full of delicious nutrition!! Thanks for sharing!!

    1. Miranda Tompkins says: Reply

      Thanks Rachel! its one of my fave recipes 🙂

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