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Recipe courtesy of Carlene Thomas

Buddha Bowl

A Buddha bowl, grain bowl or harvest bowl is a healthy trend we can get behind! Balanced with lots of colorful produce plus healthy grains and proteins, Buddha bowls are fun to create and easy to make. Experimenting with different ingredients is encouraged!
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 1 serving, plus additional dressing
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Green Goddess Dressing:

1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 medium garlic clove, peeled  

1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, packed

Buddha Bowl:

1/2 cup cooked wheat berries

1/3 medium sweet potato, diced and roasted with 1 teaspoon olive oil

1/2 cup microgreens or sprouts

1/4 cup canned chickpeas

1/4 medium Cara Cara orange 

5 sugar snap peas

1/2 medium Hass avocado 

1/4 cup sliced raw watermelon radish or candy cane beet 

1 tablespoon pickled red onion

1 tablespoon pepitas 


  1. To make the green goddess dressing, add the yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, parsley and basil to a food processor. Turn on and pulse and blend until smooth, scraping down the sides of the food processor on occasion.
  2. To build the Buddha bowl: Fill a bowl in sections, starting with the wheat berries, sweet potato and microgreens. Add the chickpeas, orange, sugar snap peas, avocado, radish, pickled red onion and pepitas in groupings between and on top of the base ingredients. Top with one-quarter of the dressing. Reserve the remaining dressing for another use.
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