Those beautiful one-bowl meals populating your Instagram feeds have sure become a worldwide phenomenon. It all started off with smoothie bowls, then veggie bowls were introduced. Now, poke (sushi style) bowls are in the spotlight. So, what’s the craze about?
The all-in-one, good-for-you concept appeals greatly to many, thanks to the convenient portion control it offers in nearly perfect proportions (check out this infographic). The comfort from this single-vessel offering is said to be a bonus to this healthy, casual way of eating that is sweeping across the food culture scene.
As a start, we’ve put together five smoothie bowl ideas to power you up! Try these for a killer breakfast, light lunch or snack.
We promise you’ll never go back to your regular toast and scrambled eggs brekkie after you’ve tried this. This decadent, blended dark cacao pairs perfectly with banana, hazelnuts, coconut shaves and sesame seeds. Comfort food to begin the day, not a bad idea at all.
Let the calm and soothing orange-yellow hues of this pumpkin-based smoothie greet you in the morning. Dress it up with pecans, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, blueberries and chia seeds and you’ll be charged-up with these disease-fighting goodness!
This dragonfruit-based bowl is an antioxidant powerhouse filled with raspberries and goji berries. Topped with generous amounts of small-and-mighty pumpkin, sunflower and chia seeds, you’ll have your fibre and protein needs checked. Absolute winner!
Popeye’s revved-up fuel
Popeye’s source of strength is no secret. We’re now taking this to the next level – top the iron-rich spinach blend with immune-boosting, vitamin C-rich mango cubes and strawberries slices. Amp it up further with chia seeds, pumpkin seeds and coconut shreds toppings.
Bana-kiwi with snow on the lawn
Looking for a dairy-free, green smoothie bowl? This one’s for you! Go crazy with experimenting a green blend with lettuce, spinach, romaine, broccoli or kale. Then throw in banana and kiwi fruit chunks and coconut shaves for a fibre-full kickstart to your day!
These plant-based protein smoothie bowls combined with superfoods are bursting with flavour, colour and power! Feel free to experiment with various ingredients and share your very own creations with us – we’d love to hear from you!