This quinoa smoothie bowl is peachy keen!

Peach and Quinoa Smoothie Bowl

Peach and quinoa smoothie bowl

Miracle worker. What else is there to say about a smoothie bowl that can help you with skin, hair and intestinal health, support weight loss, boost your immunity and has anti-aging properties?  And this is from just one of the ingredients!

I have no idea how or why I decided to add quinoa to a bowl, but it worked!

I’ve listed the full nutrition and health benefits below the recipe.

Have a great weekend!

Peach and quinoa smoothie bowl recipe

quinoa cooked

Makes: 1 serving
Total time: 15-20 minutes, 10-15 minutes to cook quinoa, 5 minutes to for the rest of the bowl (add in sitting time for quinoa)

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe peaches, quartered, pits removed
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • Ice

Optional toppings

  • 1 small peach sliced
  • Handful of blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • Some raspberries

Directions

peach blended

  • Cook the quinoa according to package and allow to cool.
  • Add all ingredients minus toppings into a blender and puree until smooth. Add toppings and serve.

Approximate nutrition information for one serving size (Based on brands and amounts used in this recipe)

  • Calories: 360.5 (without toppings: 262)
  • Fat:  15.5g (without toppings: 12.5g)
  • Carbohydrates: 58g (without toppings: 42 g)
  • Protein: 14.5g (without toppings: 12g)

Some health benefits

peaches

  • Quinoa: Is an antioxidant and helps with intestinal health
  • Peaches: Boost immunity, help clear skin and fight heat stroke, support digestive, eye and heart health, and have potassium to help with hangovers.
  • Flaxseeds: Help with skin, hair and intestinal health, support weight loss, boost immunity and have anti-aging properties.
  • Blueberries: Have the highest antioxidant capacities of all fruit for disease prevention and anti-aging; they also help lower blood pressure improving heart health.
  • Raspberries: Improve blood pressure, cholesterol, and immunity, and help reduce stress.
  • Protein, carbs and fat: The are key building blocks for your body’s functioning.

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