Get Bowled Over!
Puzzles, knitting, painting, crafting–we’re all doing our best to keep our brains occupied right now; so, here’s a riddle to help you out: What’s colorful, beautiful, fully customizable, and packed with bug-busting nutrition? The answer is none other than the amazing smoothie bowl! It’s such a fabulous and easy-to-put-together meal option that you may have guessed the answer right away…we’ll try to come up with a more challenging riddle next time! For now, let us make up for it with some awesome smoothie bowl how-tos.
Not only do smoothie bowls rely heavily on berries as their main ingredient (full of antioxidants and other immunity boosters), depending on what other ingredients you add this meal can send your body’s natural defense mechanisms into hyperdrive. Wondering what to add to make that smoothie bowl sing? Check out our list of sample add-ins and toppings, followed by a base recipe from Minimalist Baker. Happy blending!
- Chia seeds
- Flax seeds
- Hemp hearts (shelled hemp seeds)
- Protein powder
- Sliced almonds
- Crushed walnuts
- Natural nut butters
- Fresh or shredded coconut
- Cacao nibs or dark chocolate shavings
- Cereal or granola
…and, of course…Well?Pict Berries raspberries and strawberries!
And here is that great recipe to help get you started!
IMAGE: Minimalist Baker