This satisfying and thick smoothie bowl is filled with inflammation-fighting goodness, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals offering an excellent combo of macronutrients without loads of sugar. Smoothie bowls are gaining popularity because they help you feel full longer than juicing or a regular smoothie. The thickness allows for toppings and hearty ingredients to be layered on top.
The antioxidant value of maqui berries has been found to be almost 3 to 4 times more than that of acai berries making it one of the most antioxidant-dense foods in the world. Maqui has an Orac value over 19,000 μ mol TE/100g. The bowl is so filling, you won’t feel hungry for at least 3-4 hours after eating it. The combo of healthy fat, fiber and protein provides a lot of staying power!
- 1 cup vanilla almond milk (unsweetened)
- 1 cup frozen cauliflower
- 1 cup frozen blueberries
- 1 tablespoon coconut butter (or almond butter)
- 2 tablespoon vanilla protein powder
- 2 tablespoons wild maqui berry powder
- toppings of choice: cacao nibs, unsweetened shredded coconut, chia seeds, goji berries, superfood maca granola, and fresh fruit
Preparation & Cooking Instructions
Place all ingredients except for toppings into a blender in order and blend until smooth. Pour additional almond milk for a thinner texture. Sprinkle choice of toppings when done.
Note: ORAC means Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. TE means Trolox equivalent Antioxidant capacity also expressed as TEAC. You can read more about this unit of measure in our blog. The symbol μmol is a micromole also pronounced umole.