How to make a Buddha Bowl

For busy people on the go, one way to ensure a healthy meal is to prepare a dish packed with vitamins and nutrients—like I do with my Buddha bowls. What is a Buddha bowl?

Well, it’s customarily a vegetarian meal, served on a single bowl or high-rimmed plate consisting of small portions of several foods served cold.

How to make a Buddha Bowl


  • 1/2 c. farro cooked to package instructions
  • 1 c. chickpeas, drained
  • 1 c. Persian cucumbers, diced
  • 1 c. black beans, drained
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • 1 c. cauliflower florets
  • 1/4 c. red onion, diced
  • 1 c. fresh mango, diced
  • 1 c. fresh pineapple, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 c. cashews
  • freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
  • garlic powder
  • garlic salt
  • white balsamic vinegar


  • In a large bowl or single serving bowls, add in ingredients side by side around dish.
  • Sprinkle garlic salt and powder over the dish.
  • Drizzle lemon or lime juice over the dish.
  • Drizzle vinegar or a dressing of your choice over the dish to taste.


You personalize your Buddha Bowls by mixing and matching any ingredients you like – any protein or vegetable – vegetarian, vegan or not. The great thing is you can make quantity in advance, and enjoy a delicious mix of ingredients for several quick meals.
Buddha Bowls —they’re Simply Delicious!
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