Berry blast smoothie bowl

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

10 min

Serves

2

Berry blast smoothie bowl

Photo, Sian Richards.

Simplify your morning with an energizing smoothie bowl and a pared-down, stress-free routine. These easy, eye-pleasing meals begin with a fruit and yogurt base and are packed with protein, fibre and vitamins.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen blackberries
  • 1 cup finely chopped romaine stems
  • 1 frozen banana , broken in half
  • 1 Gala apple , finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup 2% plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp manuka honey , optional

Instructions

  • WHIRL blueberries, blackberries, romaine stems, banana, apple, yogurt and manuka honey (optional) in a blender until smooth, scraping down sides as necessary. Pour into 2 bowls.
  • TOP with your choice of smoothie toppers. (Above: Mangoes and kiwis add extra antioxidants to this berry blend.)

 

Cleaning your blender

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 200,
  • Protein
  • 5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44 g,
  • Fat
  • 2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 9 g,
  • Sodium
  • 46 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin C

Smart smoothie toppers

Pepitas: Just 2 tbsp contains 5 g of protein and 5 g of fibre.

Figs: High in vitamin K, fibre and copper.

Goji berries: Great source of vitamins A and C.

Almonds: The nut with the most fibre: 3 g in 2 tbsp

Chia: Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, protein and fibre.

Flax: Nearly 4 g of fibre in 2 tbsp. Ground seeds are easier for your body to absorb.

Hemp hearts: Full of protein, magnesium and healthy fats.