This bright and cheery bowl of green goodness is perfect for taking full advantage of asparagus in its prime season.

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Vegan Lemon Spring Buddha Bowl

Keyword buddha bowl, spring, vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1.5 cup cashew cream
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 cup cooked rice


  1. Thaw: the frozen peas in a bowl or in the kitchen sink while you cook the rest of this recipe.
  2. Preheat Oven: to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  3. Chop: broccoli into florets and trim the ends off of the asparagus. Add to the baking sheet.
  4. Drizzle: vegetables with avocado oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Bake: for 15 minutes, remove the asparagus and let the broccoli cook for 5 more minutes or until tender or crispy enough for your taste.
  6. Mix: the lemon juice with the cashew cream.
  7. Store: add vegetables on top of the rice and store dressing separately. Top with dressing before eating.
Vegan buddha bowl meal prep with asparagus and peas and cashew cream sauce

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