1. BANANA CREAM PIE SMOOTHIE BOWL
Serves: 4 servings
4 just ripe bananas, peeled
1 - 5.4 ounce can of unsweetened coconut cream (10 Tablespoons)
½ of a vanilla bean
1 cup of granola
1 just ripe banana, peeled and thinly sliced
sprinkle with chia seeds or other favorite toppings
Place the ingredients for the smoothie base in a high powered blender. Blend until smooth starting on a low speed and working up to speeds 7-8 on a Vitamix. If you don't have a high powered blender, use 1 Tablespoon of vanilla extract instead of the vanilla bean.
Pour the smoothie base into 4 bowls, and top with granola, sliced banana, and your choice of seeds.
2. PEACH PIE SMOOTHIE BOWL
1 1/2 cups frozen peaches
1/2 cup milk of choice
3/4 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
1 scoop unflavored or vanilla protein powder (optional)
1 tablespoon almond butter
1 tablespoon honey, use more if you like it sweeter
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
pinch of nutmeg
Fresh peach slices, granola, and toasted sliced almond for toppings
In a blender add all of the ingredients except the toppings and blend until smooth.
Pour the smoothie into a bowl and top with fresh peach slices, granola, and toasted almond slices.
3. AVOCADO KALE SMOOTHIE BOWL
1 cup kale leaves
1 cup almond milk
1 banana, sliced
½ cup ice
1 Tbsp. agave syrup, plus additional for serving
½ cup raspberries
1 kiwi, sliced
1 tsp chia seeds
Blend the kale, almond milk, ½ of the banana, avocado, ice, and 1 tablespoon of the agave until smooth.
Transfer to a bowl and top with the raspberries, kiwi, chia seeds, remaining ½ banana, and a drizzle of agave.
4. ALMOND BUTTER AND RASPBERRY SMOOTHIE BOWL
1 large banana
1 ½ cups raspberries
½ cup soy milk
½ cup ice
2 Tbsp. almond butter
1 Tbsp. honey, plus additional for drizzling
5 strawberries, sliced
¼ cup granola
2 Tbsp. shredded coconut
Blend the banana, 1 cup of the raspberries, soy milk, ice, almond butter, and 1 tablespoon of the honey until smooth.
Transfer to a bowl and top with the strawberries, granola, coconut, remaining ½ cup raspberries, and a drizzle of honey.