Nourishing Buddha Bowl with Sunflower Seed Butter & Mustard Dressing

This Buddha Bowl is a delightful medley of sprouted buckwheat, roasted sweet potatoes, peppers, mixed greens, sprouted beans, and an assortment of vibrant veggies. Topped with crunchy sprouted sunflower seeds and drizzled with a creamy Sunflower Seed Butter Dressing, this dish offers a symphony of flavors and textures.


  • Sprouted buckwheat
  • Roasted sweet potatoes
  • Roasted peppers (red, yellow, or a mix)
  • Mixed greens (lettuce, spinach, kale)
  • Sprouted beans (such as mung beans, lentils, or a mix)
  • Sprouted sunflower seeds (as topping)



Sunflower Seed Butter Dressing:


  • 1/4 cup sunflower seed butter
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2-3 tablespoons water (adjust for desired consistency)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Information: The addition of sprouted sunflower seeds offers an extra boost of nutrients, including healthy fats, protein, and vitamins. Combined with the existing nutritional profile of the bowl, this addition further enriches the meal's diverse range of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Flavor Profile: Crunchy sprouted sunflower seeds add a delightful texture to the bowl, complementing the other elements. The roasted sweet potatoes and peppers continue to provide sweet and smoky notes, while mixed greens and sprouted buckwheat offer freshness and crunch. The creamy Sunflower Seed Butter Dressing ties everything together with its tangy and nutty flavors, creating a satisfying and flavorful ensemble.


  1. Prepare the Buddha Bowl:

    • Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
    • Roast sweet potatoes and peppers in the oven until tender.
    • Assemble the bowl with a base of cooked buckwheat, roasted sweet potatoes, roasted peppers, mixed greens, sprouted beans.

  2. Make the Sunflower Seed Butter Dressing:

    • In a blender or bowl, combine sunflower seed butter, apple cider vinegar, Dijon mustard, maple syrup, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
    • Blend or whisk until smooth. Adjust consistency by adding water gradually.
  3. Assemble and Serve:

    • Drizzle the prepared Sunflower Seed Butter Dressing generously over the Buddha Bowl.
    • Toss gently to combine flavors or serve the dressing on the side for individual portions.
    • Enjoy this upgraded plant-based Buddha Bowl, now featuring sprouted beans and the creamy, tangy Sunflower Seed Butter Dressing for a flavorful and nutritious meal!
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