Proof that breakfast does not have to be boring and brown. Smoothie bowls are gorgeous, girly and good for you.
Those of us interested in healthy eating and following Instagram will not have missed the trend of posting gorgeous, mouthwatering photos of the latest breakfast craze, Smoothie Bowls. Thicker than a smoothie (to be eaten with a spoon) they are an ideal way to kick start your day and make you feel great AND they are healthy. What more could you want?
Remember while the smoothie is important it’s really all about the treats on top – berries, coconut, seeds, nuts – the only limit is you imagination. Be inspired by some of the most creative smoothie bowl designers we could find. Check our their pages for loads more ideas.…..
Pink Beet Smoothie Bowl
Start by removing the leaves from one medium sized beet, wash it, boil whole for 30-45 minutes, or until it softens. Peel the beet(wear gloves for this if you want to avoid staining your hands) and place half in a blender with one apple, one Tbsp white tahini, 1/3 cup oat milk (or your favorite milk), 1 tsp maca powder, 1 tsp guarana powder, and two small bananas. Top with your favorite fruit and berries.
Creamy Green Smoothie Bowl
Chop and deseed two large green apples and freeze overnight or for several hours. Then, blend the apples with one big banana, 1/2 small avocado, 3.5 oz natural organic yoghurt, and one tsp moringa (or spirulina).
Super Green Smoothie Bowl
Mix together one chopped frozen banana, 1/2 cup frozen berries, 1 Tbsp flaxseed meal, 1 heaped Tbsp peanut butter, 1/2 – 3/4 cup milk. 2 cups fresh spinach or kale. Top with your favorite nuts, seeds and berries.
Crispy Blue Breakfast Bowl Mix together banana, apple, kiwifruit, spirulina and yoghurt. Toped with cacao – goji muesli, banana, strawberries, sea buckthorn berries, chia and flaxseeds, coconut and bee pollen.
Mango Banana and Lemon Smoothie Bowl Blend one cup frozen mango chunks, one banana, one cup almond milk, one tbsp lemon juice and 1/2 tsp maca powder. Top with coconut, flaxseeds, and pepitas.