Smoothie Bowl Breakfast

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Life is busy but there is always time to whip up a yummy smoothie bowl! All you need is fruit, milk, and healthy toppings. Super easy. I just add whatever frozen fruit I have in my freezer. We always have frozen bananas and blueberries so those appear in my smoothie bowls quite often. I also always add Spirulina to my smoothies as well for added health benefits.

 Just blend or process them with a splash of non dairy milk and you have an instant nutritious breakfast. As far as toppings go my favourites are pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, sliced almonds, homemade granola, shredded coconut, hemp hearts and fresh sliced fruit. If your on the go with your smoothie then pop it into a mason jar with your toppings for easy travel!

 There isn’t really a “recipe” for this but since people keep asking me what I put in my smoothies I said I’d post a couple for them to reference. The great thing about a smoothie is that you don’t need a recipe to dictate what you should or shouldn’t put in it. You just throw in what you enjoy and add the ingredients you have at home hiding in the freezer.

 Have fun experimenting with your yummy fruit choices and playing around with different toppings!

 

Blueberry Bliss Smoothie Bowl

  • 2 cups organic blueberries
  • 1 frozen organic banana
  • 1 Tbsp. Spirulina
  • Splash of unsweetened non dairy milk (my favourites are almond or coconut)

Blend or process ingredients. Pour it in your favouite bowl and add your awesome healthy toppings! Below are my suggestions. It can’t get any easier than that right?!

  • 1/4 – 1/3 cup Pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tsp. of chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. of Sliced almonds

  

Tropical Goodness Smoothie

  • 1  organic frozen banana
  • 2 cups pre packaged frozen pineapple, mango & coconut blend from your grocery store
  • 1 Tbsp. Spirulina

Blend all the ingredients up and top with your desired toppings.

Suggested toppings:

  • 1 Tbsp. of Hemp hearts
  • 1 Tbsp. shredded coconut
  • Sprinkle of homemade granola
  • Banana slices

 

Enjoy your breakfast smoothie bowls! Your body will thank you for the healthy fuel you are giving it! 💕

~Debbie~

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Breakfast Green Smoothie!

I always enjoy a yummy breakfast smoothie daily. It’s the perfect way to add extra greens into our diets! I love creating new smoothies and trying different combinations of fruits and veggies. This recipe is very easy and fast to whip up so it’s perfect for hectic mornings!

 

Breakfast Green Smoothie

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tightly packed in cup of spinach or mixed greens of choice
  • 2 1/2 cups filtered water
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 large peach, sliced
  • 1  scoop of vegan protein powder
  • 1 tsp. Spirulina

 

Toss everything into your blender and liquefy. Check consistency and add a bit more water if needed as some protein powders thicken smoothies up more than others.

Enjoy!

 

Green Smoothie

 

Vegan Pancakes

I love pancakes! I will eat any type of vegan pancake but my kids are very picky! This is my tween’s favourite pancake recipe and at her request we load the batter up with lots of cinnamon! Yep she has a serious cinnamon addiction but at least there are health benefits to it!

 

Vegan Cinnamon Pancakes

  • 1 cup of brown rice or spelt flour
  • 1 tbsp cane sugar
  • 2 tbsp of baking powder
  • tiny pinch of Himalayan salt
  • 1 cup almond, soy or hemp milk
  • 2 tbsp of veggie or coconut oil
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • a sprinkle of raw shredded coconut optional
  • Organic banana slices, strawberries or your favourite berry
  • 100% Pure maple syrup

Combine the flour, cinnamon, sugar, pinch of salt, shredded coconut if your using it and baking powder in a big bowl. Mix. Add in the milk and oil and mix well. Oil a frying pan or griddle with some coconut oil or vegan butter and ladle your batter in. Cook for a few minutes and flip. Cook for a couple more minutes. After you plate your pancakes you can add your choice of fruits on top. I like to add sliced organic bananas and strawberries. You can then drizzle pure maple syrup on top. We also like to sprinkle cinnamon on top to finish it!

This recipe is super easy and fast to throw together!

Millet Cereal with fruit

One of my favourite hot cereal to make is millet. Millet originated about 5,000 years ago in China. It is one of the earliest grains that was ever cultivated. I love millet because it is highly nutritious and has 3g of fibre and 5g of protein in  just a 1/4 cup serving! Hurrah!

Here is how I make my hot millet cereal …

  • 1 cup millet grits
  • 3 cups water
  • pinch of Himalayan salt
  • cinnamon
  • sliced fruit of your choice or berries
  • splash of milk, or drizzle of pure maple syrup optional

 

  • Boil water with the pinch of salt
  • Add the grits & mix well
  • Cook for 10-15 minutes stirring occasionally
  • Add desired amount in a serving bowl
  • Add a splash of almond of hemp milk if desired or you could also add a drizzle of pure maple syrup
  • Add sliced fruit of your choice or berries
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon

As you can see it’s and incredibly easy to make breakfast and it’s pack with the nutrition your body needs to start the day with!