Packed with powerful antioxidans to help fight everything from premature aging to chronic disease— these nutritionally dense Instagram-worthy culinary works of art, will take your breakfast, post-workout or dessert game to the next level. To take the stress out of the equation, we’ve drummed up 3 satisfying (and yes! Picture-perfect) takes on the big craze. No stress, no fuzz. We promise.
1. Be sure to prep. Having your garnishes washed, cut, and pre-packed beforehand will go a long way to keeping the guess work out of the equation.
2. Create your base. In a blender, add your fruits and veggies. The possibilities are endless.
3. Once done, garnish with you favorite bite size fruits. Berries, bananas, mango or pineapple chunks are supper delicious and in season this time of year.
4. Add some crunch… Granola, cacao nibs, all sorts of nuts or a good helping of coconut flakes makes for a delicious option.
5. And for a little sweetener… some agave, maple syrup or a drizzle of honey makes for a good option.
Health Fact: Adding dried ingredients such as Hemp or Chia seeds (providing a powerhouse of health benefits, such as fatty acids, fiber, vitamin B, protein, iron, calcium and magnesium for strong bones.
Avocado and Kale Smoothie Bowl
1/4 ripe avocado
2 medium ripe bananas, previously sliced and frozen
1 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries (organic when possible) – use strawberries/raspberries for a greener smoothie
2 large handfuls spinach (organic when possible)
1 small handful kale (organic when possible), large stems removed
1 1/2 – 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (will depend on if your berries are frozen)
1 Tbsp flax seed meal
Blend bananas, avocados, spinach, Kale, mixed berries and unsweetened non-dairy milk a long with a little nut butter for protein and some maple syrup for added sweetness. Transfer to a bowl and top it off with bite size bits of strawberries, Kiwi and blueberries and to top it all off with shredded coconut.
Health Fact: As power greens, spinach or kale are great sources of manganese, copper, calcium and vitamin A,C,B6 and K.
Chocolaty Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie Bowl
1 cup almond milk 1 large banana, sliced 1 cup ice 2 Tbsp. peanut butter 1 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract 1 Tbsp. maple syrup 2 Tbsp. cocoa nibs 2 Tbsp. granola 2 Tbsp. chopped peanuts
Blend the almond milk, ½ the banana, ice, peanut butter, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and maple syrup until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and top with the cocoa nibs, granola, chopped peanuts, and remaining ½ banana.
Health Fact: Some nut butter or avocado (which is rich in high performing healthy fats) or raw cacao nibs as a source of powerful anti-oxidants will take your bowl to the next level.
Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl
1 ½ cups frozen mixed berries (such as strawberries or raspberries) ¼ cup pomegranate juice ¼ cup plain yogurt ½ peach, sliced 2 Tbsp. dried mulberries 2 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds
Blend the frozen berries, pomegranate juice, and ¼ cup of the yogurt until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and top with the blueberries, peach, mulberries, pumpkin seeds, and a drizzle of yogurt.
Detox Superfood breakfast bowl
1/4 cup of Chia seeds
1.5 2 cups of almond or coconut milk
2 tablespoons of pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1/4 cup of blueberries
Blend Chia seeds, coconut milk, mapple syrup and vanilla until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and garnish with peach slices, blue berries and sheaves of coconut.