Smoothies are a hit or miss with most: the hit, is because it’s a great way to get nutrients into your diet plan, you can bump up or tone down the calories and the taste is still there! The challenge with smoothies is that some find the concept of drinking their meal a challenge, they crave the idea of a fork to mouth and will not settle with a “beverage”. Introducing the smoothie bowl! Not only will the “eating concept” be satisfied by it’s a great way to express your artistic flare. That’s right for the first time you won’t get in trouble for playing with your food. The concept of the smoothie bowl is to start off with a thicker base, think of this like the canvas, pic a color – fruit or vegetable or both, and blend with a base of protein powder or other injectable nutrients like oils, nut butter, green powder… and a touch of liquid, water, almond milk or regular milk. Now it’s time to get creative…design in lines, circles, zigzags and shapes with your toppers: chia, hemp hearts, coconut flakes, chunks of fruit, dried fruits, and whole seeds. Voila, now you have it, a bowl that looks too good to eat and packed with nutrition, colour, and taste! Smoothie bowls are the new spring salad: refreshing and light! For parents that are looking for a great way to get their kids involved, smoothie bowl are a hit! Make your own smoothie replaces the classic make your pizza!
Enjoy one of our two smoothie bowl creations…
Monkey goes coco!
blend 1/2 cup almond milk, 1/2 banana, 1 cup ice, 1 tbsp peanut butter, 1 tsp cocoa powder, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, and 1 scoop protein powder. The toppings are
The toppings are 3-4 slices of banana, cocoa nibs, granola, and almonds and coconut flakes!
1/2 cup almond milk, ½ cup raspberries, ¼ cup kale, stems removed, 1 tbsp almond butter, 1 tbsp chia seeds, 1 cup ice cubes
The toppings 1 tbsp coconut flakes, 1 tbsp almonds and 4-5 thin banana slices
NUTRITION: 25G Carbohydrates 15G Protein 12G Fat