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[RECIPES] Spring-time smoothie bowl sensations [RECIPES] Spring-time smoothie bowl sensations
Nothing screams spring like fresh, bright, cool and creamy smoothie bowls for breakfast! Colourful, fresh produce not only looks enticing but also tastes great... [RECIPES] Spring-time smoothie bowl sensations

Nothing screams spring like fresh, bright, cool and creamy smoothie bowls for breakfast!

Colourful, fresh produce not only looks enticing but also tastes great and is packed full of nutrients like vitamins, antioxidants and enzymes.

Freezing some of your fruit ingredients also helps to create the thick consistency you want in a smoothie bowl, with some coolness to leave you feeling refreshed and ready to start your day.

Tropical Citrus Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, frozen
  • 1 cup mango chunks, frozen
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup coconut yoghurt
  • ½ cup Lifestyle Food Coconut Milk
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 spoon Lifestyle Food Whey Protein, unflavoured
  • 1 juiced orange
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Lifestyle Food Honey

Pineapples are a delicious tropical fruit that contain fibre, manganese, calcium and vitamins C and B6. They also contain bromelain, an enzyme that aids with protein digestion.

Toppings

  • ¼ orange, sliced
  • ¼ lemon, sliced
  • Handful of almonds
  • 1 tsp Lifestyle Food Ultimate 4 Seed mix

Coconut milk is lactose free, which makes it an ideal milk substitute. It contains a beneficial fat called lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid that is easily absorbed and metabolised for energy.

Instructions

  1. Wash all fruits.
  2. Place all the ingredients in your high-speed blender and pulse until thick.
  3. Transfer smoothie mixture to a serving bowl.
  4. Top with honey and garnish with seeds, almonds and orange and lemon slices.

Red Berry Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients

  • ½ cup fresh strawberries
  • ½ cup fresh raspberries
  • ¼ cup fresh red currants
  • 1 serving Biogen Plant Based Protein, Berry Smoothie flavour
  • 1 medium banana, frozen
  • ½ cup Lifestyle Food Almond Milk
  • ½ cup coconut yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp Lifestyle Food Honey

Red currant berries contain naturally high antioxidant levels due to the pigmented polyphenol, cyanidin, which is found in the skin. They are also a good source of vitamins C and K, manganese and potassium.

Toppings

  • I strawberry, sliced
  • 1 bunch red currants
  • 1 tbsp Lifestyle Food Granola Crunch
  • Mint leaves

Red fruits such as raspberries and strawberries are rich in the antioxidants lycopene and anthocyanins.

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in your high-speed blender and blend until you achieve the desired consistency.
  2. Transfer smoothie mixture to a serving bowl.
  3. Add toppings, and enjoy!

Kiwi Lime Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 regular lime
  • 4 key limes
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and diced
  • 1 small avocado
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • ½ cup plain Greek yoghurt
  • 1 serving protein powder, vanilla flavour
  • 1 cup Lifestyle Food Coconut Milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • 2 tbsp Lifestyle Food honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Kiwis are rich in vitamin C, potassium and calcium. They also provide dietary fibre and even contain some plant protein.

Topping

  • A few fresh blueberries
  • ½ lime, sliced
  • ½ kiwi
  • 2 tbsp chopped macadamia nuts
  • 2 tbsp pistachios

Limes are low in natural sugar but pack a great flavour punch when mixed with other sweet fruits like apples, as well as mint and other leafy greens.

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in a high-speed blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a bowl and add toppings.
  4. Serve immediately.

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