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Box Lunch Buddha Bowls

Customize a delicious, packable veggie box lunch by following this formula: a grain, a legume, kale, a roasted vegetable, a raw vegetable, and a pickled vegetable. Top with creamy tahini sauce.

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 35 mins

Serves 4 to 6


  • Brown rice, quinoa, or farro
  • Massaged kale
  • Chickpeas, black beans, or edamame
  • Roasted sweet potatoes or carrots*
  • Radishes, shredded cabbage, carrot peels
  • Sauerkraut, pickled ginger or pickled onions
  • Lemon or Turmeric Tahini sauce
  • Sesame seeds


  • Assemble bowls with a grain, the massaged kale, a legume, roasted vegetable, raw vegetable, and a fermented or pickled vegetable.
  • Drizzle generously with tahini sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with more tahini sauce on the side.


*To roast the vegetables, preheat the oven to 425°F. Toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper, and roast the carrots for 15 to 20 minutes, and the sweet potatoes for 20 to 28 minutes.

Recipe by Love and Lemons