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Só, after this winter I decided to take the next sixty days to adopt healthier habits, to take my health back one day at a time.  This includes exercising most days and starting each day with a breakfast that is rich in micro nutrients.  This blueberry and banana smoothie bowl meets the exact criteria.  The great thing is that it actually tastes just like blueberry ice-cream.  This is like Summer in a bowl.  I love to just take my time savouring each spoonful packed with amazing anti-oxidants and cancer-fighting benefits.  This smoothie bowl leaves me so satisfied, I don’t need another snack until lunch time.  I like to add extra nuts and granola as a topping for extra crunch and texture.

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Why are blueberries good for you?

Blueberries contain the following vitamins and minerals:

  • Vitamin K1: This vitamin assists with healthy blood clotting and is also beneficial for bone health.
  • Vitamin C: Vitamin C is an important anti-oxidant that assists in skin health and immune function.
  • Manganese:  An important mineral that assists carboydrate metabolism.

Bueberries further contains small amounts of vitamin E and B6, are extremely rich in antioxidants and they contribute to heart health, brain health and blood sugar control.

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Takes:  Less than 5 minutes to assemble.  Serves 1   Very easy.

You will need:

  • 1 frozen banana (not too ripe)
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 cup light coconut milk
  • A powerful blender
  • Fresh fruit,  toasted nuts (I used almonds) and/or granola to top your smoothie bowl with.

How to make:

  1. Place all of the above ingredients in a blender and blend until it reaches an ice-cream-like consistancy.
  2. Scoop the mixture into a breakfast bowl and top with your choice of fresh fruit, granola and/or toasted nuts.

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