Main Course: Rainbow Buddha Bowls

Servings: 5 meal bowls

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes


  • 3 ½ cups cooked rice, preferably brown rice
  • 10 slices of deli meat cut into strips
  • 1 cup canned beans, any type, rinsed and drained
  • 1 ½ cups sliced marinated beets, drained
  • 1 ½ cups frozen vegetable mix, any type
  • ½ cup unsalted nut or seed, any type
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons light dressing
  • Optional ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions for Preparation

  1. Divide the rice between the 5 bowls.
  2. Divide the rest of the ingredients between the 5 bowls except for the dressing.
  3. Cover and place in the fridge.
  4. Right before serving, microwave on low just long enough to remove the chill. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of dressing and enjoy.

This lunch is filled with vegetables and protein; a power combo that will leave you full and satisfied.

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