Asian-inspired Buddha Bowl


For the Buddha Bowl:

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup edamame beans, cooked
  • 1/4 cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced avocado
  • 1/4 cup sliced radishes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Optional toppings: chopped cilantro, crushed peanuts

For the Peanut Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (or tamari for gluten-free option)
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • Water, as needed to thin the sauce


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the peanut sauce until smooth. Add water gradually to achieve desired consistency. Set aside.
  2. Assemble the Buddha Bowl by dividing the cooked quinoa into serving bowls.
  3. Arrange the mixed greens, shredded carrots, sliced cucumber, edamame beans, red bell pepper, avocado, radishes, green onions, and sesame seeds on top of the quinoa.
  4. Drizzle the peanut sauce over the Buddha Bowl or serve it on the side.
  5. If desired, garnish with chopped cilantro and crushed peanuts.
  6. Serve the Asian-Inspired Buddha Bowl immediately and enjoy!

Calorie breakdown per serving (approximate):

  • Calories: 400
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Fat: 18g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Sugar: 9g

Note: The calorie count may vary depending on the specific brands and quantities of ingredients used.

This Asian-Inspired Buddha Bowl is a nourishing and balanced meal packed with flavors and nutrients. The combination of quinoa, mixed greens, colorful vegetables, and creamy peanut sauce offers a satisfying and wholesome experience. Customize the bowl with your favorite toppings and enjoy the delicious fusion of textures and tastes. It's a perfect option for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner.