With spring comes warmer weather, more sunlight and the return of outdoor fitness – the perfect excuse to try this smoothie bowl made with all the purple goodies. It is packed with high digestible value (the amount that is absorbed) and biological value (how much is available for use once absorbed) protein thanks to plain Greek yogurt. Dairy foods, like yogurt, cheese, and milk, are high-quality protein sources that provide all of the essential amino acids, the ones your body can’t make.
Smoothie bowls are a great way to slow down and enjoy your food. Smoothies, although an easy method to drink nutritious foods on the go are often slurped down with a straw and before you know it, it’s gone! Plus, pouring it in a bowl is a way to get creative with superfood toppings. Here are some ideas for toppings:
Give this smoothie bowl a try after a strenuous workout – it provides necessary carbohydrates to replenish your energy stores and protein to assist in muscle recovery and repair. Not only is packed full of vitamins and minerals, but it tastes delectable as well!
One serving = 300 calories, 38 g carbohydrates, 12 g fat, 11 g protein
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