Have you tried a buddha bowl yet? They are popping up on menus around the country and made up of large quantities of nourishing, fiber rich vegetables and hearty whole grains. Urban dictionary defines buddha bowls as “a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded ‘belly’ appearance on the top much like the belly of a buddha.”
Little did I know, I’ve been making buddha-esque bowls for lunch for years by starting with a grain base then adding tons of veggies and a homemade dressing like my Spinach Pesto-Salad with Farro and my Two-Grain Southwest Salad. Same concept, maybe not as pretty but now, they’re trendy! It’s like the avocado toast of lunch.
This buddha bowl recipe from the A Happier, Healthier You ebook has a quinoa base and a variety of veg like sweet potatoes and spinach for a load of fiber, potassium, and iron. It also has healthy fats from olive oil and egg yolk which will boost the satisfaction factor and protein from the egg and the quinoa to help keep you full.
And if you want to be really cool, top that baby with some avocado.
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