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Cauliflower Buddha Bowls

Roasted Cauliflower Quinoa Bowls

Satisfy your tastebuds with these hearty and wholesome Roasted Cauliflower Buddha Bowls. Vegan and Gluten-free for a healthy and hearty meal.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 474kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn


Roasted Cauliflower

  • 1 small head of cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Quick Pickle Cabbage

  • ½ red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Cheesy Chickpeas

  • 1 can chickpeas
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Cheesy Cashew Sauce

  • ¼ cup raw cashews
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • salt, to taste



To make Roasted Cauliflower

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Break the cauliflower into bite-sized florets and toss in olive oil. Sprinkle with spices and stir until well-coated.
  • Lay in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping once.

To make the Cheesy Cashew Sauce

  • In a high-powered blender blend together all the ingredients until very smooth.
  • Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Everything else

  • Make quinoa according to package's instructions
  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas and toss them with lemon juice, nutritional yeast, and salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • To make Quick Pickled Cabbage, toss together all the ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Lastly, chop the swiss chard into thin slices and lightly sauté it until wilted.

To assemble the bowls

  • Place a ¼ cup of quinoa on the bottom.
  • Add chickpeas, roasted cauliflower, pickled cabbage, and sautéd swiss chard.
  • Top with cheesy cashew sauce and serve immediately


Calories: 474kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 1061mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 4145IU | Vitamin C: 88.8mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 6.6mg