Gluten Free Sweet Potato and Kale Buddha Bowl | Better Meal Plans


Gluten Free Sweet Potato and Kale Buddha Bowl

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 731kcal


  • 1 c quinoa uncooked
  • 1 bunches kale chopped
  • 1 sweet potatoes peeled and sliced
  • 15 oz chickpeas 1 can, drained and rinsed
  • 2 avocados peeled and sliced
  • 2 tsp olive oil divided
  • 2 tsp sea salt divided
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives finely chopped
  • 1 limes quartered



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Using a saucepan with 4 cups of water, add quinoa, 1 tsp sea salt, 1 tsp olive oil, and lemon zest. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low heat and cover. Cook for 10-15 minutes. Drain if necessary. Set aside.
  • While quinoa cooks. Toss sweet potato slices with 1 tsp olive oil, .5 tsp sea salt, 1 clove of minced garlic, and .25 tsp ground black pepper. Roast in oven 30-40 minutes or until tender. 
  • Toss chopped kale with 1 tsp olive oil, .5 tsp sea salt, and .25 tsp ground black pepper. Roast for 15-20 minutes. 
  • Split quinoa between four bowls. Top with sweet potatoes, kale, beans, and avocado. Drizzle dressing over the top and sprinkle fresh chives over the top. 
  • This can be served warm or cold. You can either have a hearty warm meal or a cool salad. 


Calories: 731kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1714mg | Potassium: 1355mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 8100IU | Vitamin C: 57.2mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 6.7mg
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