End of winter blues got you down? Feel like you're on vacation with this Tropical Smoothie Bowl!
We made it to March, which means I really want spring to get here! I hate the dreary, chilly days that seem to hang on for far too long in the Northeast. We had a little tease of warm weather last week, so hopefully spring will be here ASAP!
To beat the end of winter blues, I felt like I needed to make a bright creation to cheer up. We could all probably use a tropical vacation right about now, so I decided to combine warm weather fruity flavors into the perfect smoothie bowl! Pineapple, coconut, & banana come together to form a cool, creamy treat that can be enjoyed any time of the day. Whenever you want to escape, simply blend up this bowl & relax!
Ever since I got my Vitamix for Christmas, I’ve been on a smoothie kick because they’re just so easy to make & clean up…especially if you make my Smoothie Packets. Smoothie bowls are all the rage on Instagram. I don’t think I’ve every gone a day where I haven’t seen someone posting a pic of their beautiful smoothie bowl creation. So I figured I’d give it a go, since I like to make my smoothies on the thicker side anyways.
You can make your favorite smoothie recipes into a smoothie bowl by just simply either using less liquid or adding more fruit to your blender. My favorite parts of smoothie bowls are the toppings. I think America is slightly obsessed with toppings. We’ve turned every possible food option into a toppings bar at some point…Chipotle, yogurt, baked potatoes, froyo, the list goes on. But I’m not complaining because I think toppings are the perfect way to add a little more substance to your smoothie bowl & pack a little more nutrition in, too.
Some of my favorite smoothie bowl toppings are fresh & frozen fruits, granola, coconut flakes, chia seeds, ground flaxseed, melted nut butter drizzle, nuts & seeds, & dried fruits. The possibilities are endless! So let’s brighten up your day & get a little tropical vacation inspiration going in your kitchen!
Tropical Smoothie Bowl
P.S. March is National Nutrition Month! Join me every Thursday this month at 7pm over on my Facebook page for a LIVE chat on all things nutrition, wellness, & positivity! Hope to see you there!
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