Smoothie bowls have become all the rage as of late and, considering the benefits that they offer, there’s really no surprise that they’re getting so much attention. If anything, it’s a wonder why it’s taken this long for the trend to really pick up speed and take off as smoothie bowls are both delicious and healthy options for breakfast or snacks.
As morning can be a stressful and often rushed time for many of us, a lot of people overlook the importance of actually sitting down to eat breakfast. If they do happen to grab something on their way out, it’s usually not something that’s all that nutritious. Whilst a piece of toast and spread might hold you over until your lunch break, it’s admittedly rather bland and boring and doesn’t work to really improve your mood.
Smoothie bowls are an excellent way to get nutrition in early in the morning and revitalize yourself for the day ahead. By making use of protein powder and a selection of different fruits, you’ll be fueling up your body for your daily activities and providing it with the nutrients it needs to keep you feeling energetic and ready to face any task.
Options Are Endless
There’s really no major limitations when it comes to the recipes that you could whip up when experimenting with creating smoothie bowls, so there’s no need to shy away from exploring with different flavors and possibilities.
One of the best things about smoothie bowls is their flexibility – you can create your own recipes that match your own personal tastes and preferences, so you’re not limited to having to result to a recipe that you don’t find all that enjoyable. Likewise, it’s easy to mix up and alter existing recipes so that they’re better suited to you.
Benefits Of Whey Protein
Many people recommend using a couple of scoops of whey protein in their smoothie bowls due to the additional nutritional value that it’ll add to your morning meal or snack. Whilst there’s a rather extensive protein industry that’s constantly developing, whey protein is largely sworn by as studies have shown that it promotes muscle growth and the high level of Biological Value of the protein supplement makes it easily digested by the body.
Therefore, in the following recipe, we also recommend making use of the quick addition of whey protein powder when you can. We use Naked Nutrition’s protein because it acts like a base for whatever creations you’d like by not adding artificial sweeteners or even sugar to most of their products.
Tropical Protein Smoothie Bowl Recipe
To ensure that your day is off to the best possible start, this recipe combines a range of tropical fruits that are rich in vitamins and minerals alongside nutrition-packed whey protein powder. Not only will the fruit leave you feeling refreshed at the start of your day, the added fiber will keep you feeling satisfied for longer, so you’ll be able to handle whatever the day may bring.
What You Need:
- ¾ Cup Frozen Mango
- ¾ Cup Frozen Pineapple
- 1 Banana, Frozen
- ½ Cup Coconut Water
- ½ Cup Water
- 2 Scoops Whey Protein Powder
How To Make It:
We know you don’t have all morning to take your time and prepare every little detail of your breakfast or your snack, which is why smoothie bowls are such a great choice as they really don’t require all that much work. Simply combine all the above ingredients into a blender and blend until the mixture is smooth.
Once blended, pour the smoothie into a bowl and enjoy it as it is, or feel free to add your own selection of toppings such as almonds or sliced mango.