Vegan Quinoa Buddha Bowl | Wholesome Plant-Based



Vegan Quinoa Buddha Bowl | Wholesome Plant-Based

recipe Vegan Quinoa Buddha Bowl | Wholesome Plant-Based

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup of chickpeas, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup of cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup of red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/4 cup of roasted sunflower seeds

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, and red onion.
  2. Toss in the fresh cilantro and Kalamata olives for an extra burst of flavor.
  3. Sprinkle roasted sunflower seeds on top for some delightful crunch.
  4. For the dressing, whisk together 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  5. Drizzle the dressing over the bowl, and gently toss everything together to coat.
  6. Serve your Vegan Quinoa Buddha Bowl immediately and enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2

This Vegan Quinoa Buddha Bowl is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a wholesome and nutritious meal. Packed with protein, fiber, and an array of colorful vegetables, it’s a perfect dish for a quick lunch or a light dinner. The combination of quinoa, chickpeas, and fresh veggies creates a harmonious blend of flavors and textures. The tangy dressing with a hint of Dijon mustard adds a zesty kick to this plant-based delight. Whether you’re a committed vegan or simply looking for a meatless meal option, this Buddha Bowl is sure to satisfy your cravings and keep you feeling energized. Plus, it’s visually appealing, making it an ideal choice for sharing on your Pinterest boards!

Nutritional Information (per serving):

– Calories: 370

– Protein: 10g

– Carbohydrates: 45g

– Dietary Fiber: 9g

– Sugars: 6g

– Fat: 18g

– Saturated Fat: 2g

– Cholesterol: 0mg

– Sodium: 330mg

Vegan Quinoa Buddha Bowl | Wholesome Plant-Based

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