By Ksenia Avdulova, founder of Breakfast Criminals
How you start your first waking moments can affect the whole day, so why not start it with a delicious smoothie served with love in a bowl? Ginger adds a refreshing touch to your regular green smoothie, while raw cacao nibs elevate it to the category of heavenly. Having an array of vitamins and minerals, this creamy smoothie bowl can leave you feeling satisfied.
About Ksenia Avdulova, founder of Breakfast Criminals
Ksenia is a writer, traveler, Strala yoga guide and author of the Breakfast Criminals ebook who believes that starting your day with a nourishing meal prepared with love makes you a happier person. By day, she’s a digital marketing strategist and co-founder of grassroots ethical shopping movement #FairTuesday. Join Ksenia for yoga and superfoods retreats in blissful places around the globe, and get your own heart bowl, a daily reminder to give yourself love first.
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 frozen banana
- ¼ to ½ ripe avocado, depending on the size
- 1 cup kale (fresh or frozen)
- ¾ apple, cored and sliced
- 1 slice lemon, unpeeled
- 1 inch ginger, peeled and chopped
- 1 serving French Vanilla Vega One™ Nutritional Shake
- 1 tsp Vega® Maca
- Toppings: remaining apple, raw buckwheat granola, 2 strawberries, 1 tbs raw cacao nibs and if you're feeling adventurous, edible flowers—I used nasturtium)
Add all ingredients to the blender, starting with liquids, followed by solids and then frozen ingredients for optimal texture.
Pour smoothie into a bowl (you can get your own heart bowl on Amazon.com).
Decorate with toppings. Get creative – this is the most fun part!