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The wonderful thing about smoothie bowls is that even though they are extremely healthy, they will always come in the form of delicious and tasty fruit mixes. What’s even more exciting is that some of these brilliant recipes can even contain cacao, which is a natural, healthy, extremely pure form of chocolate. It has a range of positive benefits much like many of the other ingredients in this particular smoothie bowl. If you continue reading, you’ll find a few facts about this smoothie, and the instructions on how you can make one at home.
Why You Need To Try One
This amazing blend of healthy ingredients is sure to provide with a ton of energy, and sickness protection. Blueberries are a great source of antioxidants and vitamins that they body needs so that it can keep cells fed and make it so that damaged overworked cells can be replaced. Berries also have the benefit of being able to lower cholesterol in the blood, improving circulation in the body. This can help to prevent cardiac issues that can lead to strokes of heart attack. The flax is high in omega 3 fatty acids, which are amazing anti-inflammatory agents. Flax is also extremely high in fiber.
Out of all of the ingredients, cacao is by far the most interesting. Counted as one of the great superfoods, cacao is well known for its extremely high amount of antioxidants, and for its ability to energize someone who eats it. Cacao is not heavily processed and so this has a lot to do with why it retains so many of its nutrients.
How to Make It Yourself
- 1 frozen banana
- ½ cup frozen blueberries
- ½ cup almond milk
- 2 teaspoon ground flax
- 4 teaspoon cacao nibs reserve 2 tsp for topping
- 1 teaspoon goji berries
- 1 teaspoon coconut flakes unsweetened
- 1 teaspoon hemp seeds
- 8 blueberries
Pour the almond milk, frozen banana, and frozen blueberries in the blender and liquify the mixture. Stir in the 2 teaspoons of flax and 2 teaspoons of cacao nibs until mixed in thoroughly. Pour the mixture into a bowl, and place the 8 blueberries in the center of the bowl. Sprinkle the hemp seeds, coconut flakes, goji berries, and remaining cacao nibs on the surface of the smoothie.