What is a Power Bowl/Buddha Bowl?
A power bowl is a bowl-shaped meal that is packed with nutrient-rich ingredients. They are perfect for busy weeknights when you want a healthy and satisfying meal without spending hours in the kitchen. It is a vegan meal that is high in protein and fiber. It is a meal that can be enjoyed at any time of the day and can be made with a variety of ingredients.
There are a variety of high-protein vegan power bowls recipes available on the internet. Some recipes include quinoa, black beans, avocado, and a variety of vegetables. Others call for cooked grains, such as brown rice or quinoa, and include fresh fruits and vegetables. It is important to choose a recipe that suits your own dietary needs and preferences.
Why are Power Bowls so popular?
Power bowls are incredibly popular because they are easy to make and can be tailored to fit any diet or taste. They are also a great way to pack in a lot of nutrients and fuel your body for the day.
How to make a Power Bowl?
A power bowl is a great way to pack in a lot of nutrients and protein while satisfying your hunger. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy meal or something to serve as the main course, these 25+ high protein vegan power bowls recipes are sure to fit the bill. From grain-free bowls to hearty winter meals, there’s something for everyone. So get cooking and enjoy!
What ingredients go into your vegan power bowl? This is how it goes.
- Final toppings
Grains are a great source of nutrients like protein and vitamin B6, which can help keep you healthy overall
When it comes to vegan power bowls, grains are usually the first thing to come to mind. And, thankfully, there are plenty to choose from.
Rice (brown and white), quinoa, barley, and other grains are among the most common. Brown rice outperforms white rice in terms of nutrients, though it is slightly higher in calories.
Quinoa is a grain that is high in protein and fiber. It is also a good source of magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium. Quinoa is a complete protein and is a good source of iron and zinc.
Some people believe that legumes are a bad source of nutrients because they contain a high amount of carbohydrates. Others believe that legumes are a good source of nutrients because they contain a high amount of protein and fiber
Legumes are a type of grain, and they are a good source of protein and fiber. They can also provide other benefits, such as helping to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. You’ll find legumes in many power bowls, including lentil soup, black bean soup, and chickpea soup.
The next thing to consider is your vegetables. They are, as you know, a good source of nutrients, super filling, and yadi yada. You Know how it goes.
From leafy greens like kale, spinach, and arugula to juicy rainbow veggies like zucchini, carrots, butternut squash, cucumber, bell peppers, and others, to steamed broccoli, beets, and mushrooms.
You essentially have a very long list from which to choose, which is a good thing. Feel free to play around with this as well. Your imagination is the only limit here.
This is the stage at which you can add your favorite flavors to the bowl.
You can make dressings as simple as a drizzle of olive oil or lemon juice or as complex (and tastier) as tahini sauce, garlic lemon dressings, or even creamy avocado dressings.
It’s entirely up to you. As always, feel free to try new things here.
Anything else you want to add to your vegan power bowl goes here. And there are still a lot of options available to you.
you could add some nuts and/or seeds, avocado slices, a few chopped veggies, or even a sprinkle of vegan cheese.
Nuts and seeds not only add crunch to your bowl, but they’re also a good source of healthy fats and protein, which will keep you satisfied. Avocados are creamy, delicious, and high in healthy fats.
#25+ High Protein Vegan Power Bowls)
As I previously stated, power bowls are extremely versatile. And when it comes to combinations, there are only so many you can try.
Here are 30 super delicious high-protein vegan power bowls that you will absolutely love.
30: Enchilada Power Bowls with Spicy Tofu
Enchiladas in a bowl! Flavorful, spicy, cheesy, and oh-so-satisfying! This weeknight dinner, made with green lentils, tofu, and black beans, is ready in 30 minutes! A flavorful meal that the whole family will enjoy. Plus, leftovers reheat wonderfully!
29: Vegan Poke Bowl
This vegan poke bowl is made with nori-marinated high-protein tofu, homemade red cabbage slaw, black rice, mango, avocado, and a creamy sesame sauce. It’s nourishing, refreshing, and filling – ideal for a summer lunch or dinner.
28: Zen Noodle Bowl
This Zen Noodle Bowl is loaded with fresh seasonal vegetables and a delectable Ponzu Dressing, and it can be made with sesame crusted tuna or ginger tofu! Adaptable vegan and grain-free! (Experiment with zucchini noodles!
27: Protein Power Noodle Bowls
Crispy baked tofu steaks, chickpeas, sweet and spicy sunflower seeds, vegetables, avocado, and an addictive tahini sauce bind it all together in these Protein Power Noodle Bowls.
26: High-Protein Vegan Burrito Bowl
With 30 grams of protein per serving, this 100% plant-based and gluten-free vegan burrito bowl recipe is the ideal meal-prep dish to prepare ahead of time for those crazy busy weeks and keep your macros on track.
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25: Fall Farro Protein Bowl
Bowl it out when in doubt! At least, that’s what happened while I was visiting my kind cousin in Michigan. I got her a few necessities as a housewarming gift, but I still needed to blog a recipe or two. Take, for example, this filling Fall Farro Protein Bowl.
24: Tofu Edamame Buddha Bowl
Tofu, edamame, rice, cabbage, and carrot combine in this vegan buddha bowl for a flavorful, healthy meal that’s high in plant-based protein and ideal for meal prep.
23: Vegan Protein Salad
This healthy vegan protein salad is made with high-protein ingredients like tofu, tempeh, chickpeas, and hemp seeds and is a quick and easy way to make a delicious and filling plant-based meal.
22: Roasted Veggie Winter Bliss Bowl
Just because it’s yucky outside doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful, healthy, vibrant meal…in a bowl, of course. Roasted Veggie Winter Bliss Bowl and 15 other blissful recipes
21: Bali Bowls With Peanut Tofu
Vegan Bali Bowls with Peanut Tofu is packed with nutritious vegetables, black rice, roasted sweet potatoes, and, of course, delicious Peanut Sauce! A little ray of sunshine in the middle of winter.
20: High-Protein Vegan Fiesta Salad
This is a recipe I made last week in order to have multiple lunches ready to go, the longer it marinates, the more flavor it develops, This is a simple recipe that does not require much thought, Put all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl and you’re done.
19: Vegan Power Bowl
This vegan power bowl includes peas, roasted sweet potatoes, radishes, and avocado, as well as a lemon tahini dressing. It makes a filling lunch or dinner.
18: Asian Portobello Mushroom Bowl
Asian flavors like hoisin, sesame, and soy sauce abound in this portobello mushroom bowl. The tender and juicy mushrooms are served on a bed of broccoli, roasted red peppers, and crushed cashews.
17: Chickpea Taco Buddha Bowl
Remember last week when I promised a chickpea taco salad? It’s not going to happen. I had every intention of sharing it this week, but while styling the bowls for the shoot, I went a little overboard and it turned into this chickpea taco buddha bowl instead.
16: Vegan Rice Bowl with Smoky Tempeh
This gluten-free vegan rice bowl with smoky tempeh is a delicious hot vegetarian dinner, but it also works well as a cold lunch on the go. This Asian bowl is a savory, flavorful dish that everyone will enjoy because it is easy to make, high in protein, and topped with fresh vegetables and a creamy dressing.
15: Chipotle Inspired Vegan Burrito Bowl
A vegan burrito bowl inspired by Chipotle that is bursting with spices and flavor and is more delicious (and less expensive!) than take-out!
14: Thai Tempeh Buddha Bowl
A flavorful and filling vegan Thai Tempeh Nourish Bowl topped with a simple cashew curry sauce. This meal is ready in 30 minutes and contains 20 grams of plant-based protein and 16 grams of fiber!
13: Mediterranean Quinoa Bowls with Hummus
For a healthy and filling vegan meal, combine quinoa, roasted eggplant, crispy chickpeas, and hummus in these Mediterranean quinoa bowls. High in protein, flavorful, and ideal for meal prep!
12: The Ultimate Mediterranean Bowl
Say hello to my ideal meal.
Greens, veggies, olives, hummus, falafel, and tahini sauce in a bowl. Swoon.
I’m pretty sure I could eat this every day for the rest of my life and never get tired of it. Who’s on board with me?
11: Veggie Power Bowl
Butternut squash, beets, parsnips, kale, avocado, walnuts, and dried cranberries are tossed in a flavorful tahini dressing for an easy veggie power bowl. This vegan power bowl is loaded with healthy fats, carbs, and fiber and is gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and customizable to your liking!
10: Fall Nourish Bowls
These bowls are filled with a variety of vegetables and are well-balanced, hearty, and HEALTHY! Dressed with a maple-tahini sauce. OUTSTANDING!!!
09: Vegan Grain Bowl with Pesto
If you’ve been thinking about eating more plant-based meals, summer is the time to do it. With so much fresh produce and eye-catching colors available, you’ll never miss the meat when paired with the right ingredients! This flavorful vegan grain bowl with pesto is an easy meatless dinner to make after work or to prepare ahead of time for lunches throughout the week.
08: Quick & Easy Red Curry Rice Noodle Bowls
These red curry nice noodle bowls are a great place to start: an efficient, balanced bowl meal that’s as flavorful as it is quick.
07: Easy Lemon Pepper Tempeh & Vegetable Pasta Bowls
These vegan lemon pepper tempeh vegetable pasta bowls are filling, healthy, and high in protein! They are simple to prepare for school, work, or work-from-home lunches.
06: Cauliflower Buddha Bowl Recipe with Peanut Butter Coconut Dressing
Recipe for a vibrant Buddha Bowl with roasted cauliflower, chickpeas, fresh greens, and fiber-rich quinoa drizzled with a Creamy Peanut Butter Coconut Milk Dressing. Learn how to make your own Buddha Bowl and enjoy this delectable vegan and gluten-free power bowl for a nutritious lunch or dinner.
05: Turmeric Chickpea Buddha Bowl
Chickpeas with Turmeric The Buddha Bowl combines vegetables, leafy greens, quinoa, turmeric chickpeas, fruit, and nuts. The Buddha bowl sauce is a light, creamy, lemony tahini dressing.
04:Thai Buddha Bowl with Peanut Red Curry Sauce
With heaps of fresh vegetables and crispy fried tofu served over coconut rice and topped with a simple Thai peanut sauce with spicy red curry, this Thai Buddha bowl is quick and easy to make. These bowls are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner and take only 15 minutes to prepare!
03: High Protein Vegan Sushi Bowl with Sweet Soy Ginger Sauce
These vegan sushi bowls are made with delicious rice, baked tofu, a plethora of vegetables, and a flavorful sweet soy-ginger sauce. These ingredients combine to make supremely nourishing, homemade sushi bowls that are filling and completely vegan.
02: Sweet Potato Chickpea Buddha Bowl
One might think that by calling this a “Buddha Bowl,” I’m making some sort of political or religious statement, but I’m not. I’m just a sucker for big bowls of food.
01: Sesame Balsamic Tofu Bowls With Chile Mango + Sunflower-Cilantro Pesto
They don’t know it yet (well, maybe they do now), but I’m making it my mission to convert my in-laws to tofu. Not because I’m a super yooge advocate of soy protein or anything (here’s where I’ll remind you that we’re an all-things-in-moderation household), but because I’ve met many tofu/tofus/tofi? that are off-the-charts tasty, and I’m not sure they’ve had the pleasure.
Power bowls are a great way to get healthy and delicious meals on the table in no time. With these 30 recipes, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. Enjoy!