If you haven’t added greens and avocado to your smoothie bowls yet, this is a great place to start. I need to step up my photo game. Does anyone have any tips to keep it bright green like this? I drink a green smoothie, or at least a smoothie with something green in it, every morning too. I love to add some vitamin C in the form of a splash of fresh orange juice or a squeeze of lemon or lime…this help reduce (i.e. If so, how much would I use, since it’s so much more condensed? It’s cool, creamy, thick, refreshing, and chockfull of sweet banana and pineapple. A smoothie bowl is a great way to begin any morning and this Avocado Green Smoothie Bowl is extra special. Thanks!! There’s also coconut water which will make you SHINE. Mine comes out a little darker but definitely can’t wait to try yours! Have a question? Place all of the ingredients except the spinach, into a blender and blitz on high for at least 1 1/minutes or until smooth. I’m nervous since I haven’t raced this distance in a few years, but everything I’ve been hearing is encouraging. and various vitamins. The healthy kick will be ending soon. Avocado is fantastic on breakfast bowls. Thanks for the breakfast inspiration :D. Hi, I love your post about smoothie bowls! I usually make pretty balanced dinners where some sort of lean protein is the star and there’s tons of veggies, quinoa, salad, and/or rice etc to go along. I’m looking forward to the warmer weather! Not vegan but can see where these can be re omnivored. Thanks for this yummy recipe, Elizabeth, I love your green smoothies, but no matter how hard I try, I can’t seem to get them as smooth as this one looks! All my recipe ideas are usually thought up during my time out there when my mind is focused mainly on goals, to-do lists, and… food. I enjoyed this recipe. Use strawberries/raspberries for a greener smoothie, darker berries for a purple smoothie! Our FREE 49-Page Fan Favorites e-Book has 20 recipes we think you’ll LOVE! I’m a huge fan of spinach but unfortunately my body isn’t (let’s leave it at that), do you think I could substitute kale? Freeze for 2 hrs until … 🙂 I just love seeing your take on healthy recipes. The reason everyone’s freaking out over smoothie bowls is because they’re filling. I always love the recipes(and pictures) on your site. I had never heard of smoothie bows but will definitely give it a try. These gorgeous green drinks are easy to make in minutes. It means a lot to me. And when I make my own, I use this recipe! Absolutely loved it!! If drinking smoothies is more your style, check out my glowing skin smoothie. I really need to try this epically green beauty of a smoothie bowl! Do you know roughly how much iron is in this bowl? For leafy greens, I usually equate one handful to about 1 cup. May 10, 2019 - Are you an avocado-lover like I am?! As opposed to drinking smoothies, which just makes you hungrier. Smoothie: Whirl avocado with yogurt, spinach, hemp seeds and honey in a blender until smooth. This looks perfect for a post workout meal! donate electrons) to the non-heme iron in the spinach, thereby increasing uptake by our body! PLEASE SEE MY. Hi there! Do you use a regular food processor to blend the ingredients? I’ve never understood why people have raved about them. For the purple bowl, I used darker berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries). Mine was a little more brown than green, but it tasted delicious.  I enjoy smoothies often, and did I mention on one of your other green smoothie posts — I tried it with purple kale, and then if you put berries in it the colors don’t clash. You’ve totally nailed that requirement with this smoothie bowl! Tag @minimalistbaker on Instagram and hashtag it #minimalistbaker so we can see all the deliciousness! I’ve never been much of a green smoothie drinker but I’d love to give it a try! I used raspberries with a ton of greens and my smoothie still turned out brownish. When it comes to toppings, a few of my favorites include: Roasted unsalted sunflower seeds Ditto that. I too have been blending up green smoothies for years now and I’m not stopping anytime soon. Hi Rosa! I use an immersion blender for my single-serve smoothies and after it’s blended all I want to do is chug it! This will be my 4th time running it, you will love it! Hi Sally! Thank you for supporting our sponsors! How do you get the smoothie so green?? Green smoothie bowl ingredients: For the creamy, liquid base, you’re going to need coconut milk. I’ll explain.It’s a pretty common misconception that smoothies are automatically healthy. I love the taste, just– the texture is strange. Grain-Free Granola PART TWO: the toppings. It’s funny how you brainstorm for your blog while running!  I make a similar recipe, but also add some avocado for extra creaminess, cinnamon, and half kale/half spinach. I really look forward to your posts :). Most of the time I have to stop and type a recipe idea into my phone or else I’ll forget. And by “type” I mean misspell anything and everything because I’m out of breath, tired, and likely starving from all that recipe thought. The only problem is that you don’t get the fun of trying desperately to suck up granola through a straw! I used homemade walnut milk. Mindful Avocado … But, my friends, this green smoothie bowl does not taste like salad. Planning to make this for breakfast tomorrow! I’m sharing my two pear green smoothie bowl with Jenny at Apply to Face Blog for #CookBlogShare. Any chance this would work with frozen spinach instead of fresh? Is the ninja you linked above really good in making that thick yet smooth creamy consistency? This was good! Thanks xx, Yum! I have an allergy to bananas. Kale, spinach, watercress, parsley are a few of the greens I combine in my VitaMix to make up a thick green drink (along with freshly ground flaxseeds, raw hempseeds, almond milk). I had no idea they don’t need to be peeled! Does it taste good? And I have been wanting to try avocado in my smoothies for a while! Have you ever ran it before? The smoothie bowl includes nut butter, which is why the calories may seem a little higher. So good! Hi I love smoothy bowls and I haven’t ventured beyond açai-berry bowls but I love the look and healthiness of the green bowl. 🙂 Thank you so much for the healthy kick on the blog lately. I mean since u r super fit, but u r a baker after all! Pinned. Yup just made this :D Thanks! Considering that most of the contents in this bowl is spinach and I still think it’s the most delicious bowl ever makes me a bonafide lunatic. Jennifer Stevens | Adventurous Appetite says, It’s so funny how putting a smoothie in a bowl has become such a big deal. I think I mentioned it before, but I’m doing the BSR too! I love smoothie bowls…and all the toppings! With kitchen-tested quality recipes and step-by-step tutorials, my goal is to give you the confidence to bake and cook from scratch. I find I do mine when I’m getting myself ready in the morning! Either way, inspiration is always great! I love the fact that even your blog is all about balance! *Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated with nut butter and without toppings. Eating a smoothie bowl with all or many of the ingredients you mention is so healthy! Hi Sally so exciting you are doing Broad Street!! Or do you buy the carton in the grocery store? Can’t wait to see what you have up next! Not necessarily a Vitamix, but something that’s designed for frozen fruits. Plus, it’s simple (as always), requiring just 10 minutes to make, and entirely customizable. Emphasis on the frozen. Let me know how it goes! Thanks! These bowls looks absolutely gorgeous – that bright green with the raspberries and coconut makes me weak at the knees. Didn’t feel like it for these pictures! Summer Green Smoothie Bowl. I left out the avocado, and halved the recipe. I make a batch every week and it so easy and yummy and much more cheaper and healthier then store both. Hi! What kind of blenders do you recommend? It is funny. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Add all smoothie ingredients to a blender and blend until creamy and smooth. I can't get enough of these guys. Gorgeous! One question, the spinach, has to be raw or boiled? I just had a green smoothie, but I never have them in bowls. Oh I love that. All these healthy recipes are great! You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. Great tip!! Start your day with a delicious avocado smoothie that packs in plenty of nutrients. cinnamon, flax seed meal and a little protein powder with almond milk. I know! I had to consult Google. Hi Tempe! At Simple Green Smoothies we try to eat healthy as often as possible, but we recognize that it’s important to not go overboard and be too strict. I do as well; I can only handle so much treadmill running a time. They always come out with chunks on spinach in them. Makes me feel less bad about the countless Nutella cookies I ate last week haha One thing though: I woudn’t recommend using any dairy products in smoothies/smoothie bowls like this since it hinders the vitamin absorption! By the way, I’ve heard a tip that if you blend the green leafys with your liquid before everything else, it can make the pieces smaller and less noticeable when you go to drink it, it won’t be in your teeth! Hi sally,   out of curiosity, do you aim for a high protein low carb dinner so u can eat something decadent after? 🙂 xo. Cheers! Spinach and avocado are behind the color of this thick and creamy green smoothie bowl. I created the color of this smoothie bowl before the ingredients. Hi Sherri! Blend on high for at least 2 minutes or until smooth. This would be the perfect recovery meal/drink!  And good for you on that 10-miler!! LOVE green smoothies! I make my green smoothie with 1/2 an apple, some cantaloupe, either strawberries, figs or persimmons, lots of spinach, I tsp. Love it. Then add more if you’d like. Slice the bananas and arrange over a small baking tray lined with parchment. This green mango smoothie bowl contains two very nutrient-rich ingredients: spinach and kale. I always have frozen in the house. Add all of your ingredients to the blender in this order: 1 Cup water, 1/2 medium rip avocado, peeled & pitted, 2 cups spinach, 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks. Love it! Super bright green color (achieved with lighter-colored berries and loads of greens) Thank you for supporting our sponsors! This recipe looks delicious! Blend until smooth (Note: always start with the liquids and soft ingredients and add the frozen stuff last). Perfect consistency for a bowl. I also think coconut butter, peanut butter, or even a crumbled-up Coconut Berry Muffin would be amazing! Nut butter for extra protein I bet granola would be an awesome addition to my green smoothie, along with all those other fabulous toppings. Also used all kale since I had no spinach. Protein packed goodness for a hot summer day! You may want to add a little ice to thicken it up. But do you eat anything else for breakfast besides the smoothie bowl? I am in love with this. Though usually I just peel them anyway. Now that it’s warming up, it’s the perfect transition-into-summer breakfast! 🙂 *Fainted, got up and looked at your comment again and then fainted again* Thank you so much for the compliment Sally. Thanks Trina! 10 Vegan Smoothie Recipes to Fuel your ... - Mindful Avocado It was a bit peanut buttery. Unsweetened coconut ;D. This looks amazing! What a beautiful bowl! Jun 23, 2016 - Simplify your morning with an energizing smoothie bowl and a pared-down, stress-free routine. So much fun. A tradition since 2013, every December we countdown to Christmas with 10 new cookie recipes in a row! I blend the unfrozen stuff (almonds, flax seed, water, greens) for 20 seconds (in my vitamix) before I add the frozen stuff. I cut the recipe in half since I was only making one bowl. Loved stumbling upon this through a Huffington Post article, can’t wait to try it as a pre long run breakfast this weekend! The smoothie will be very thick. 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