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Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

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Yield: 1 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Smoothie bowls are absolutely fantastic. They’re an easy way to get in fruits and vegetables while having the experience of eating soft-serve ice cream. This chocolate smoothie bowl is packed with nutrients and even has half a cup of kale that you won’t even notice!

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Peel and freeze bananas overnight. Make sure that bananas are slightly over-ripe with brown spots. This makes for the best testing smoothie bowl.
  2. You can also do the same for the kale, but unfrozen kale works just as well.
  3. Place the bananas, kale, ice cubes flax seeds and cocoa powder into a blender. Pour the soy milk in, but the less you can use to blend the thicker it will be. Start with ½ cup and increase if needed depending on your blender.
  4. Blend until smooth and thick.
  5. Pour into bowl and garnish with strawberries, coconut flakes, cacao nibs and walnuts as shown in the photos. Enjoy with a spoon!
  6. The main thing for making a good smoothie bowl is making it thick and easy to eat with a spoon. This is easy if you have a powerful frozen-fruit capable blender. The less liquid you use, the thicker it will be, but the harder it is to blend. Having a blender with a tampering device is also helpful, because it keeps things from getting stuck on the sides.*
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Tips & Notes:

Recipe written by Half Your Plate friend Joey Bruno of ThriveCuisine.com

*If your blender is on the weaker side, consider thawing the bananas for 3-5 minutes before blending or simply adding more liquid. The less liquid you add, the thicker it will be.

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