Add some color to your mornings with this strawberry matcha smoothie bowl. Matcha is a form of green tea powder that provides numerous antioxidants and health benefits. Enjoy this smoothie bowl for breakfast and you’ll be full and energized for the rest of the day.
Here are some of the benefits:
Matcha is extremely high in antioxidants and has been proven to reduce physiological and psychological stress.
Strawberries are noted for their role in helping to balance blood sugar, prevent cancer, provide anti-inflammatory and anti-aging benefits, and support the cardiovascular system.
Hemp Seeds contain a massive amount of protein, including amino acids which are used to build strong hair, nails, muscle and skin.
Strawberry Matcha Smoothie Bowl
Yield 1 serving
1 cup baby spinach or butter lettuce
3 Tbsp. hemp seeds
½ cup coconut water or water
1 frozen banana
1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
juice of 1 lime
2 ice cubes
1 tsp. Matcha Powder
1/8 tsp. vanilla
TOPPINGS (CHOOSE 3 FAVORITES)
Blueberries (fresh or frozen)
Dried coconut flakes
Dried Goji Berries
Place all superfood smoothie bowl ingredients in a Nutribullet blender, and blend until smooth. Pour into a bowl. Top with your favorite toppings.
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