By: Elizabeth Jacobs, of Yellow Finch

With the start of school chances are your morning routine tends to be a bit chaotic and rushed. So it’s important to have a few simple breakfast options ready for busy mornings – because you don’t want to skip the most important meal of the day. Whether you’re an active student rushing out the door or a mama on the go, you’ll find that these smoothie bowls are easy to make and quick to clean up. And did I mention that they taste amazing?

Smoothie bowls are simple choices that are jam packed with healthy nutrients to get you through the day. And the best part? You can mix and match and make it up as you go along. Don’t have an ingredient? No problem! Just sub it out for something you do have on hand.

Berry Blast Smoothie Bowl
Serves 1

Ingredients
– 1 medium banana
– 1 cup strawberries, fresh or frozen
– 1/4 cup frozen cranberries
– 1 cup almond milk
– 1 tablespoon flax seeds
– 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
– 1 tablespoon coconut butter
– 1 tablespoon cashew butter
– 1 scoop powder collagen (optional)

Toppings
– 1 tablespoon cacao seeds
– 1 teaspoon chia seeds
– 2 teaspoon goji berries
– 1 tablesppon coconut flakes

Directions
1. Add all ingredients, except toppings, into a blender and blend until smooth.
2. Pour into a bowl and sprinkle toppings generously over the smoothie.
3. Enjoy!

 


LizElizabeth Jacob is a freelance writer who has found a passion for cooking and photographing her way through the kitchen. After her nine-year-old son’s diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease and several struggles with doctors, she decided to fight his battle with dietary changes and clean eating. With her love of good food, learned photography skills and background in creative writing, she documents their journey on her lifestyle blog Yellow Finch. You can also follow along on her Instagram accounts @KicknCrohns and @ElizabethMJacob, Facebook and Twitter.


About the Author

Elizabeth Jacob

Elizabeth Jacob is a freelance writer who has found a passion for cooking and photographing her way through the kitchen. After her nine-year-old son’s diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease and several struggles with doctors, she decided to fight his battle with dietary changes and clean eating. With her love of good food, learned photography skills and background in creative writing, she documents their journey on her lifestyle blog. You can also follow along on her Instagram accounts @KicknCrohns and @ElizabethMJacob, Facebook and Twitter.