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Enchanted Smoothie Bowl

3 servings

Source: Dr. Neal Barnard’s Cookbook for Reversing Diabetes by Neal Barnard, MD; recipe by Dreena Burton

Start your morning with this enchanting deep purple, nutrient-rich smoothie bowl!

About the Recipe

275 Calories · 5 g Protein · 15 g Fiber
Breakfast · Snack · Smoothie
Gluten-free · Nut-free

Ingredients

Makes 3 Servings


  • frozen blueberries (1 1/2 c (222 g))
  • frozen raspberries (1 c (150 g))
  • overripe bananas, sliced, frozen or room temperature (2)
  • baby spinach leaves (2 c (60 g))
  • orange juice (1 tbsp (15 mL))
  • vegan vanilla protein powder (3 tbsp (47 g))
  • water or nondairy milk (for a creamy texture) (1 1/6 c (275 mL))
  • seasonal fruit, such as sliced kiwi, sliced strawberries, chopped pear, or clementine segments (1/2 c (75 g))
  • chia seeds ()
  • coconut flakes ()

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine the blueberries, raspberries, 1 banana, spinach, juice, protein powder (if using), and 1 c (240 mL) of the water or milk, and puree.



  2. Add the remaining water or milk, 1 tbsp (15 mL) at a time if needed to thin, but only add as much as is needed to be able to blend so that the mixture stays very thick.



  3. Divide among 3 bowls and top with the remaining banana, strawberries, or any seasonal fruit, and, if using, coconut flakes and chia seeds. 



Nutrition Facts

Per serving (1/3 of recipe)

Calories: 275
Fat: 2 g
     Calories From Fat: 7%
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 67 g
Sugar: 37 g
Fiber: 15 g
Sodium: 24 mg

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