Healthy Nutritious Buddha Bowl


Get several essential nutrients all in one delicious bowl. This healthy nutritious Buddha Bowl is colorful, nutrient-packed, and absolutely tasty!

 

 

Ingredients

    • 1 large sweet potato, chopped

 

    • 1 large carrot, peeled and thinly sliced

 

    • 1/4 head of red cabbage, shredded

 

    • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

 

    • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

 

    • 1 15 oz can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed

 

    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, to taste

 

    • 1/4 teaspoon cumin

 

    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

 

    • 1 cup uncooked quinoa

 

    • 3 cups kale

 

    • 1 avocado

 

    • 1/2 cup hummus

 

    • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds

 

    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Directions

Prep:
1. Preheat oven to 400 and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
2. Chop sweet potato into cubes.
3. Rinse and drain chickpeas.
4. Thinly slice carrots.
5. Shred cabbage.
 
Make:
1. Roasted sweet potatoes: Drizzle with 1 1/2 teaspoons of olive oil and sprinkle with salt
2. Roasted chickpeas: Pat chickpeas until dry. Drizzle with 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil. Mix to coat. Add salt, cayenne pepper, cumin, and garlic powder. Gently toss.
3. Roast both for 15 minutes then stir to flip them over. Continue roasting for 10 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are lightly browned and tender, and chickpeas are golden.
4. While roasting, cook quinoa according to package instructions.
5. To assemble the Buddha bowl, add quinoa, kale, cooled sweet potatoes and chickpeas, avocado, hummus, carrot, cabbage, sunflower seeds and 2 tablespoons olive oil (or to taste).
 
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