Project Description

cherry coconut crunch smoothie bowlCherries are loaded with a variety of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytochemicals (i.e. super good for you and your health), which is why they’re the star of this decadent smoothie bowl. Plus they pair so nicely with yummy coconut 🙂

This recipe is vegan, dairy-free, soy-free and gluten-free.

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium frozen banana
  • 2 cups frozen pitted cherries
  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup water (*add more if you want a thinner consistency)
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract (for a stronger cherry flavor)
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 2 scoops Growing Naturals vanilla pea protein

Toppings – this is the crunch part 🙂 

  • 1/4 cup your choice granola
  • 1-2 tbsp slivered almonds
  • 1/2 tbsp unsweetened shredded or flaked coconut
  • handful of fresh or frozen cherries

Directions

Place all ingredients (except protein powders) in a blender and blend on high until smooth. Then add protein powder and pulse until thoroughly mixed. Pour in a bowl and top with toppings!

Recipe courtesy of Scarlett Full, in-house Registered Dietitian


Made with 2 scoops vanilla pea protein:

Approximately (per serving, without toppings): 18g protein/ 28g sugar/ 39g carb/ 10.5g fat/ 5.5g fiber/  337 calories

Made with 1 scoop vanilla rice + 1 scoop vanilla pea protein:

Approximately (per serving, without toppings): 22g protein/ 23g sugar/ 38g carb/ 10.3g fat/ 5.5g fiber/ 322 calories

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