With summer well and truely set in, finding icey cool and nutrient dense foods aren’t always easy or quick to get your hands on. So let me introduce you to the succulent smoothie bowl concept, the next best thing to eating ice-cream.
This has got to be one of the best breakfast or snacks for the summer season. Not only are they filling, fruity, full of antioxidants and good fats but they’re super quick and easy.
So grab your spoon, blender and your appetite as I show you some of my favourite tantalising summery smoothie bowl recipes.
This may not sound so appetising, however let your tastebuds do the judging. Full of
healthy fats, a nice serving of antioxidants and fibre to keep you nice and nourished during
those hot sweaty days. A nice little way to get some extra vitamins and minerals into your
– 1/2 cup of Frozen avocado squares or 1/2 avocado
– 2 x bananas (preferably frozen)
– 1 teaspoon of protein powder
– 1 teaspoon of vital greens powder
– 1/2 cup of water or milk of your choice
– Blend all ingredients together and serve in a bowl with your selected toppings, it’s as
simple as that.
The “worlds wonder antioxidant” Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) makes a pretty amazing
smoothie bowl packing a super nutritional punch.
You can purchase either Acai powder or frozen acai from any health food store.
– 1 Tablespoon Acai powder
– 1 cup or more of frozen blueberries
– 1/2 cup of water or milk
– Blend all ingredients together and serve in a bowl with your selected toppings (see below).
This flavour combination is a delectably healthy dessert delight with its beautiful
strawberry jam add in and smooth creamy coconut finish.
– 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
– 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
– 1 Tablespoon of coconut oil
– 3 x frozen bananas
– 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
– 1/4 cup coconut cream or ice cream
– 1/4 cup coconut milk
– Cook strawberries and raspberries in coconut oil in a pan, over the stove until reduced
– Blend bananas, coconut cream, coconut milk and vanilla essence together and serve
in a bowl.
– Mix through strawberry + raspberry ‘jam’ and add on your selection of toppings.
Adding your own creative toppings makes smoothie bowls a lot more fun and gives it an
extra kick. My favourite toppings are:
Home made Rawnola or Granola
Homemade strawberry jam
Buckinis (loving earth)
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