This Lemon Green Smoothy Bowl is nice and thick with tons of nutrients. Serving it in a bowl with different toppings turns your smoothie into a meal. Enjoy this delicious, nutritious balance of protein, fats and carbs to start your day right!
On the warm fall days like today I’m still enjoying smoothies. After yoga and my morning walk I get a great feeling of satisfaction by replenishing my body with a balanced breakfast of protein, healthy fat, carbs and 2 servings of vegetables.
Now my latest thing is putting them into BOWLS. I find having a smoothie bowl with an assortment of toppings is ultra satisfying. I love eating it with a spoon like cereal.
The basic idea of a smoothie bowl is to make a slightly thicker, more nutritionally dense smoothie (with things like avocado and nut butter) and then top it with an assortment of toppings that give it texture, like coconut, hemp seeds, berries, nuts, etc.
You can top it with anything in your pantry that will make your smoothie a more substantial meal.
If you like greens, this Lemon Green Smoothie Bowl is perfect for you. Made with kale, parsley, avocado, and lemon, it’s refreshing but not sweet. There is 1/2 of an apple for a little sweetness. You can add more if you like a bit more sweetness or leave it out for a more tart flavor.
Choose the greens you like. Spinach has the mildest taste, kale is a little bitter, and romaine has a grassy flavor, but no oxalates or goitrogens. Decide what’s best for you. This smoothie is the perfect way to start a healthy day!
I hope you LOVE this Lemon Green Smoothie Bowl and make it your own. It is nutritionally balanced, deliciously refreshing and super satisfying.
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This is a simple lemony smoothie bowl packed with tons of nutrients turning your smoothie into a meal. It’s a perfectly nutritious balance of protein, fats and carbs to start your day right!
- 2 cups organic kale, spinach or romaine torn or chopped
- ½ cup parsley
- 1/2 medium avocado (pitted)
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1 cup plant-based milk, almond, hemp, cashew (plain, unsweetened)
- 1/2 organic green apple, skin on
- 4 ice cubes
- 1/2–1 cup berries
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 2 tablespoons coconut
- Add all of the ingredients except the toppings to a blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Divide between two separate bowls.
- Top with your toppings of choice. Enjoy
Nutrition information is with kale, hemp milk for smoothie and blackberries, coconut and chia seeds for toppings.
Instead of parsley, try cilantro, basil, or mint.
Add 2 servings protein powder or collagen for extra protein.
- Category: Breakfast, Smoothie, Snack
- Method: Blend
- Cuisine: Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Whole30
Keywords: green smoothie, green smoothie bowl