2 Weather Inspired Smoothie Bowls

Happy Solar Eclipse!

Today I have two smoothie bowls for you. The first one is a blueberry avocado bowl I made last month and the second is an eclipse inspired bowl from this morning!

This first bowl was inspired by summer storms. In the Midwest, summer rains are usually accompanied by thunder, lightening and, if you’re lucky, even hail.

 

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The morning I made this, the sky was still relatively dark, and that got me feeling some kind of way. I guess my intuition was on point, because this purple-gray bowl topped with extra blueberries, Lärabar pieces, coconut and chia was exactly what I needed, both for my body and mind.

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The eclipse bowl, too, was exactly what I needed this morning. With a zucchini and mixed berry base and a swirl of yogurt on top, this smoothie perfectly matches how ready I am to see an eclipse, albeit a partial one.

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I hope everyone is having a great start to their Monday and I hope those of you that can will try to get a glimpse of the eclipse (just don’t stare at it).

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Summer Storm Bowl:

Ingredients

for the bowl

  • 1 frozen avocado
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons frozen blackberries
  • ¼ cup coconut yogurt (I use CoYo)
  • ¾ – 1 cup cashew milk

for the toppings

  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon shredded coconut
  • ½ Coconut Chocolate Lärabar, cubed

Instructions

Put all the ingredients into the blender and blend on high for 1 minute. If your smoothie isn’t blending, add in 2 tablespoons extra cashew milk at a time until you achieve a thick but liquid consistency. Pour into a bowl and top with the chia seeds, coconut, more blueberries and the bar pieces, then serve cold.

Eclipse Bowl:

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup zucchini, steamed then frozen
  • ¼ cup frozen blueberries
  • ¼ cup frozen mixed berries
  • ¼ avocado
  • 1 – 1 ½ cups cashew milk
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup grain free granola

Instructions

Add the zucchini, berries, avocado and cashew milk into the blender and mix it on high speed until a thick smoothie is formed.

Pour the smoothie into the bowl and top it with the yogurt and granola. I spread the yogurt in the familiar half sickle shape to mimic the partial eclipse I’ll be under today.

 

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