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Yin Yang Superfood Smoothie Bowl

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Yin Yang Superfood Smoothie Bowl
This recipe was my contribution to their #howtomakeithealthier campaign; which conveniently coincides with #howtomakemehappier! 
Though this is a cold smoothie bowl and therefore by rights a 'cooling' (or 'yin') bowl, the ginger and cinnamon offer a 'warming' ('yang') balance. Cooked beets also make them more warming than raw.

Yin Yang Superfood Smoothie Bowl
Grain-free, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Refined Sugar-free, Vegan

Makes 1 large bowl or 2 smaller bowls

Purple Smoothie:
1 medium beet (cooked, peeled, cooled)
1/3 c frozen blueberries
1/3 c raw red cabbage
1 tbsp ground hemp seeds
1/2 inch piece fresh ginger (peeled)
1tbsp baobab
1tbsp cinnamon
3/4 c coconut milk

Green Smoothie:
1 large handful baby spinach
1/2 medium avocado
1/3 cup frozen courgette discs (zucchini)
5 frozen green grapes
1 tbsp maca
1 c coconut milk

bee pollen, goji berries, white and black sesame seeds and homemade chocolate bark (1tbsp melted coconut oil mixed with 1tbsp raw cacao then set in a silicone mould with cacao nibs, pistachios & coconut sprinkled on top)

1. Blend together all Green Smoothie ingredients and set aside.
2. In clean blender, blend together all Purple Smoothie ingredients.
3. Holding a smoothie in each hand pour both slowly and simultaneously into a cereal bowl so that approximately half is filled green, the other purple.
4. Swirl with a knife and scatter over toppings of choice.
5. Enjoy before the kids devour it first!


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