Monday, March 3, 2014

Raw Vegan Coconut Fruit Smoothie Bowl

Raw Vegan Smoothie Bowl - Coconut Fruit

I love smoothies for breakfast and my favorite is green smoothies - the greener the better.  However, a thick and creamy fruit smoothie bowl is always fun to eat from! 

One thing I absolutely love about creating smoothies is that there is a *ton* of options.  Just think about all the fruit, greens and veggies that are available to you and the numerous ways you can interchange them to create a new smoothie each and every time.  I LOVE eating this way - it's not only nutritious and delicious, but fun too!

Okay, let's get to the recipe for my smoothie bowl and then it's into the studio I go - then class this afternoon.

Raw Vegan Coconut Fruit Smoothie Bowl  
serves 1 healthy portion or 2 small servings

1 cup coconut milk
2 large frozen ripe bananas
1 Tbs flax meal
1 Tbs maca powder
2 tsp chia seeds
coconut water as needed in case too thick (or plain water is fine)

Put all ingredients into your vitamix/blender, except the chia seeds.  Blend until thick and creamy.  Depending on fruit size and blender, you may need to add a little coconut water.  While blender is running, add in chia seeds just long enough to mix in. 

Pour into serving bowl(s) and top with fruit of choice - I topped mine with star fruit, strawberries, dried coconut shreds and more chia seeds.  Set in fridge or leave on counter for about 10-15 minutes for chia seeds to absorb (this will thicken it) or eat immediately and enjoy this delightfully delicious and nutritious breakfast smoothie.

Just because you eat and live a raw vegan lifestyle doesn't mean it's boring.  Stick around awhile or come back often and you'll see why I say that.


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