This blueberry smoothie bowl is deliciously thick and creamy. Drizzle with almond butter for a nutritious snack! This smoothie bowl is vegan and dairy-free.
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Okay, onto the first recipe!
Going with the “Fresh Start” theme, I am sharing a recipe for a healthy and VEGAN protein-packed blueberry smoothie bowl: a thick and creamy blueberry-banana base topped with little frozen blueberry jewels, pumpkin seeds and a generous drizzle of almond butter. Because if there’s one thing to get me out of bed in the morning, it’s the prospect of topping my breakie with a tablespoon of the good stuff.
This blueberry smoothie bowl makes a delicious light breakfast or a healthy snack. Plus, it looks gorgeous. Almost too pretty to eat. (Almost.)
How to make smoothies:
Smoothies are deliciously easy to make! Simply add your fresh/frozen ingredients of choice to a blender and blend well until smooth. For a thick smoothie bowl consistency as above, add as little liquid as possible. For a runnier smoothie, add more liquid.
Ingredients for smoothies:
What is so great about smoothies is that you can switch up the ingredients depending on what you fancy, or what you have on hand. I usually like to add:
Fresh/Frozen Fruit – depending on what’s in the fridge! For a smoothie bowl, frozen fruit is ideal as it makes the smoothie thick and creamy. Some of my favourites include: frozen bananas (perfect for this peanut butter thickshake), frozen mango, and frozen berries.
Liquids: This smoothie uses water to blend the fruits, but you could also use fruit juice or coconut water. For an extra creamy smoothie, you could add some homemade almond milk.
Toppings: It’s all about the toppings. I love to add extra fruit on top (fresh or frozen), homemade granola, and of course, Almond Butter (my one true love)
Blueberry Smoothie Bowl
- 100 grams Frozen Blueberries plus a few extra for decoration
- 1 Frozen Banana
- splash Water
- 1 tablespoon Almond Butter or nut/seed butter of choice
- 1 teaspoon Pumpkin Seeds roasted
- Add the frozen blueberries and frozen banana to a blender with a splash of water. Blend well until thick and creamy, only adding extra water if it is needed.
- Spoon out the smoothie into your favourite bowl or glass.
- Top with the more frozen blueberries, pumpkin seeds, and a drizzle of almond butter.
- You may need more/less water depending on your desired consistency. I like to start with a minimal amount and gradually add more for a thick smoothie.
- Don't worry if you don't have all the ingredients! The beauty of smoothies is you can put in whatever you like or whatever you hand.
- For a creamier smoothie, replace the water with almond milk.
- You could top this smoothie bowl with granola to make a tasty breakfast!