SPIRULINA MERMAID BOWL

I could go on and on about spirulina and how amazing it is for you but I’ll keep it concise so this doesn’t turn into an essay. If you’re not familiar, spirulina is a blue-green algae that is rich in vitamins, minerals, protein, chlorophyll, and antioxidants that help repair cell damage. It has 2300% more iron than spinach and 300% more protein than tofu. Spirulina has been proven to prevent the risk of cancer and may even reverse it some cases. It also gives you a boost of sustainable energy and reduces symptoms of depression. So what I’m saying is you should be incorporating this superfood into your diet to become a healthy, glowing mermaid.

For real though, this spirulina smoothie bowl will for sure make you feel like a mermaid. From the vibey ocean colour, to the tropical flavors, and the glowy skin you’ll have a result of consuming it. I love whipping up a fruity smoothie bowl for breakfast— or really any time of the day haha. It is full of vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants. It’s also vibrant and life-giving, as opposed to say, starting your day with cholesterol-packed eggs and bacon. Fruit is truly a remarkable thing, because think about it! In order to grow, it needs sunshine and water. When you eat fruit, you’re consuming life. Fruit gives you energy, makes your skin glow, hydrates your body, repairs your cells, and heals free-radical damage.

The trick to making delicious smoothie bowls is to use frozen fruit. When you freeze your bananas, cut them into smaller pieces so they blend easier. The other secret is to top it will bomb-ass (do people still say that) toppings. Decorating smoothie bowls has become my creative outlet. Make it pretty. Have fun with it. I hope you enjoy.

Be well.

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ingredients:

2 FROZEN BANANAS

1/2 CUP FROZEN MANGO

1 TSP SPIRULINA

1 SCOOP VANILLA PROTEIN POWDER

SPLASH COCONUT MILK

TOPPING:

FRESH KIWI

GRANOLA

COCONUT FLAKES

CACAO NIBS

Directions:

Cut up fruit the night before and place in a container in the freezer. It will be frozen solid in the morning and will blend into a smooth, creamy consistency. Add ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth. You may have to stop periodically and scrape the sides. Scoop into bowl and top with all the toppings your heart desires. Enjoy your fruity creation outside in the sun!