Move over chia puddings and quinoa porridge, there’s a new kid on the healthy breakfast scene: the smoothie bowl.
There’s no need for a red and white striped paper straw, a jam jar or a vintage milk bottle. This Insta-worthy breakfast is a job for a bowl and a spoon, and I love it. I personally believe everything tastes better in a bowl.
In case you’ve been living under a social media rock, smoothies have upped their game. They have become thicker, with almost an ice cream consistency, and now come with an extra crunch on top like a sundae. To me, they are colourful, deliciously nutritious bowls of happiness.
But without spoiling the magic, here’s the thing: it’s very easy to get carried away making your smoothie and then topping it with all the bells and whistles. Before you know it, the overall energy density and sugar content of your breakfast can skyrocket, and suddenly you’re starting your day with something decadent.
Here’s how to make a delicious and nutritiously balanced smoothie bowl.