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Vegan Walnut & Blackberry Smoothie Bowl

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Vegan Walnut & Blackberry Smoothie Bowl

I eat smoothie bowls on a regular basis for summer breakfasts. They always feel like eating ice cream for breakfast, and who doesn’t want ice cream when you wake up? I love how you can make them so diverse and nutritious by trying new fruit, nut, and veg combinations. If you’re looking for a new smoothie bowl combination, my current favorite combines frozen blackberries and walnut. This vegan walnut and blackberry smoothie bowl is filling yet refreshing, making it a perfect way to start a busy summer morning. No to mention, blackberries are loaded with vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants!

I used walnut butter in my bowl, but if you don’t have walnut butter, raw walnuts will work instead, or use any other nut butter in its place. If you want a lower sugar smoothie, use cauliflower, and for a sweeter shake, use one banana instead. Enjoy this nutritious walnut and blackberry smoothie bowl for breakfast or a summer snack.

Vegan Walnut & Blackberry Smoothie Bowl

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time:
Total time: 10 minutes
Yield: 1 smoothie bowl
Ingredients
  • 1 cup frozen cauliflower or banana
  • 1 cup frozen blackberries
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon walnut butter (or 2 tablespoons or raw walnuts)
  • fresh blackberries
  • chopped walnuts
  • chia seeds

Directions

1. Place all ingredients (excluding fresh blackberries, chopped walnuts, and chia seeds) in a high-speed blender and pulse until creamy and smooth.

2. Transfer to a bowl and serve immediately. Top with fresh blackberries, chopped walnuts, and chia seeds.

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Photos: Lauren Kirchmaier

Lauren Kirchmaier

Lauren Kirchmaier

Blogger at Flora & Vino
Lauren is a vegan recipe creator, food photographer, and writer. You can find her in the kitchen making healthy plant-based eats, at the gym working up an appetite for her next meal, or curled up with a good book and a glass of red. She actively seeks wellness and balanced living in an unbalanced world. Follow her on Instagram @flora_and_vino and her blog floraandvino.com.
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