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BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE BOWLS

1.  GRAPEFRUIT BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE BOWL

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INGREDIENTS:

1/4 Cup Grapefruit Juice

1/2 Tbsp Honey

1 Frozen Banana

1/2 Cup Frozen Strawberries

4 Ice Cubes

TOPPINGS:

Sliced Fresh Strawberries

Sliced Grapefruit 

Blackberries 

Sliced Banana 

Shredded Coconut

INSTRUCTIONS:

Place grapefruit juice, honey, banana, strawberries, and ice cubes into a blender and blend until smooth.

If the smoothie isn't thick enough simply blend in more ice until you reach your desired consistency.

Pour smoothie into bowl and top with the suggested toppings, as desired.

Recipe and Image from Frugal Mom eh

2.  GREEN SMOOTHIE BOWL

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INGREDIENTS:

1 Cup Milk of Choice (Cashew, Almond, Coconut, etc.)

½ Frozen Banana, Chopped

¼ of an Avocado, Sliced

2 Cups of Spinach, Packed

½ Cup of Ice

1 Teaspoon of Chia Seeds (can sub Hemp or Flax)

OPTIONAL:

1 Scoop of Your Favorite Protein 

1 Teaspoon of Honey (If you like things sweet)

TOPPINGS:

Chopped Fruit, Coconut, Granola, Nuts, Seeds, etc.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Add milk, banana, spinach, ice, avocado, honey chia seeds and protein powder if using, to a blender and blend until smooth.

Transfer to a bowl, and top with your favorite toppings!

Recipe and Image from The Balanced Berry

3.  CHOCOLATE ALMOND BUTTER SMOOTHIE BOWL

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INGREDIENTS:

2 large frozen bananas (pref. overripe)

1/4 cup almond butter (or your favorite nut butter)

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional

1 cup of your preferred milk

3 – 4 ice cubes

OPTIONAL TOPPINGS:

sliced bananas

granola

cocoa nibs

chopped almonds

Place bananas, almond butter, cocoa powder, optional vanilla, milk and ice cubes into blender, blend until smooth.

Serve in small to medium-sized bowls with optional toppings of choice. For a more traditional smoothie, serve in a glass with a few of the optional toppings. Use a wide straw or spoon.

NOTES:

Add a level scoop of protein powder for extra protein. Use a tad more milk as needed, a splash or two at a time.

Recipe and Image from Simple Veganista

4.  BANANA SMOOTHIE BOWL

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INGREDIENTS:

2 large ripe bananas, cut into chunks and frozen

⅓ cup almond milk or yogurt

¼ cup rolled oats

1 tablespoon of your favourite nut butter (optional)

TOPPINGS (choose any of the following):

½ ripe banana, sliced

Unsalted cashews, toasted

Rolled oats, toasted

Unsweetened coconut ribbon, toasted

Pumpkin seeds

Flax seeds

Hemp hearts

Chia seeds

Sunflower seeds

Cocoa nibs

Honey or nut butter (for drizzling)

INSTRUCTIONS:

In a food processor (or a reasonably powerful blender), blend the frozen bananas, almond milk, oats, and nut butter (if using) until smooth. Spoon into a bowl and top with fresh banana slices, nuts, seeds, coconut ribbon and cocoa nibs. Drizzle with a bit of honey or your favorite nut butter, to taste.

Recipe and Image from Edible Woman