Happy long weekend Canada!! I felt the need to start the day off right with a smoothie bowl. The primary reason having one was necessary; I woke up with the expectation that I wasn’t going to be able to eat my normal six meals a day, so I needed to make sure my breakfast was solid.
Have you ever had one of those weeks that just escapes you and you didn’t get nearly enough done (or anything really)? That kind where you think you need one – well really four more days to get your work done, but that’s just not going to happen. I decided to get up super early today…and 8:00 am was the earliest I could muster, and I’m still barely moving. I’m lying down typing this out.
Long story… long, I probably could have condensed the first two paragraphs if I tried; it’s a smoothie bowl day to help me keep my energy up in case I can’t get to food at the times I need. I’ve made this one before and had the ingredients for it today so – yay!
A balanced, healthy breakfast can keep your energy going throughout the day, and also help boost your health if you eat the right things. This berry smoothie bowl is the right way to start your day. It also makes a great post-workout meal or mid-afternoon snack. My final word on this bowl – yummylicious.
Depending on your calorie goals, choose the optional toppings that work for you.
The ingredients in this recipe have nutrients to help improve sleep, immunity, metabolism, heart health and digestion. I’ve listed the nutrition and health benefits below the recipe.
Supercharged berry smoothie bowl
- 1 +1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberry, pitted cherries and mango, chopped
- 1 +1/2 cup of almond milk
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1.5 teaspoons coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 scoop vegan, gluten-free vanilla protein powder, I use Vega Clean
- 1/4 cup cherries
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1/4 cup cacao nibs
- Small handful of almonds
- Small handful of slivered coconut
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: 507 (without toppings: 343)
- Fat: 15g (without toppings: 4g)
- Carbohydrates: 72g (without toppings: 56 g)
- Protein: 32g (without toppings: 28g)