Lean, Green Protein Smoothie Bowl

Lean, Green Protein Smoothie Bowl

Start your morning off smart. Toss the breakfast cereal and dive into a delicious Superfood Smoothie bowl. Chock full of protein, leafy greens, and boosted with superfood favorites, this scrumptious smoothie is thick enough to be spoonable. And delicious enough to be dessert.

Our protein smoothie bowl is brimming with nutritional powerhouses. Greek yogurt packs this rich, creamy bowl with lean protein, while kale offers superfood benefits including vitamins A, C, and K, plus fiber, folate, and omega-3 fatty acids. Banana offers potassium, and coconut water further boosts this breakfast’s electrolyte power.

Hemp seeds have the perfect balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and greens powder offers the many benefits of leafy greens. Just make sure you choose an organic powder at your local grocery or health food store. This winning combination of superfoods packs more vitamins, antioxidants, fiber, and protein than some people eat all day, while keeping your electrolytes balanced so that you can maintain your healthy lifestyle.

Plus, this refreshing bowl is amazingly tasty. Vanilla and honey lend a bit of natural sweetness, while a topping of a variety of berries adds sweetness, tart flavor, and even more antioxidants and fiber! Adding this easy-to-make protein smoothie bowl to your breakfast routine will boost your energy, fuel your workouts, and please your taste buds. Whip up a batch when the sun rises tomorrow and start your day off right.

Lean, Green Protein Smoothie Bowl

Lean, Green Protein Smoothie Bowl

Yields: 2 servings | Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe | Calories: 269 | Total Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 4 mg | Sodium: 33 mg | Carbohydrates: 39 g | Dietary Fiber: 4 g | Sugars: 23 g | Protein: 10 g | SmartPoints: 11

Ingredients

  • 2 cups kale
  • 1 frozen ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon honey or coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon cashew butter (optional, almond butter)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 2 tablespoons hemp or flax seeds
  • 1 scoop clean protein powder
  • For the Toppings choose from the following:
  • blueberries
  • strawberries
  • raspberries
  • banana slices
  • pomegranate seeds when in season

Directions

In a blender, combine kale, banana, honey, yogurt, vanilla, cashew butter, coconut water, hemp seeds, and protein powder and pulse until smooth. Pour into a bowl and top with berries, bananas, and pomegranate seeds, if desired.

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2 Comments on "Lean, Green Protein Smoothie Bowl"

  1. octangular  August 12, 2015

    is the kale cooked beforehand?

    Reply
    • SkinnyMs  August 13, 2015

      No, the kale is raw.

      Reply

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