15 Minute Buddha Bowls

15 Minute Buddha Bowls Recipe

This 15 Minute Buddha Bowls recipe is a balanced, healthy meal that comes together in no time! It’s a flavorful combo of healthy grains, chickpeas, fruit and avocado with a creamy, citrusy yogurt dressing.

Course Main Dishes, Salads, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword buddha bowl
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Raw, Vegan, Vegetarian
Occasion 4th of July
Time 15 minutes or less, 30 minutes or less, 45 minutes or less
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 496 kcal
Author Live Eat Learn



  • ¼ cup plain yogurt 60 g, or dairy-free alternative
  • ¼ cup orange juice 60 mL
  • 2 Tbsp honey 30 g, can sub maple syrup or agave
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt and pepper


  • 2 handfuls greens your choice, I used spinach
  • 1 cup cooked bulgur* 182 g, can sub quinoa, couscous, or brown rice
  • 1 15-oz can chickpeas 425 g, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup blueberries 100 g
  • 4 mandarin oranges peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 small avocados sliced
  • ½ small red onion about ½ cup, sliced
  • 2 large carrots about 1 cup, peeled and shredded


  1. Dressing: Whisk all dressing ingredients together and set aside.

  2. Filling: Divide greens into 4 servings bowls, then top each with equal portions of cooked bulgur, chickpeas, blueberries, orange slices, avocado, onion, and carrot.

  3. Serve: Drizzle with dressing and serve immediately.


*Read about how to cook bulgur here.

Nutrition Facts
15 Minute Buddha Bowls Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 496 Calories from Fat 100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.1g 17%
Sodium 84mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 88.2g 29%
Dietary Fiber 20.8g 83%
Protein 17.6g 35%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.