Recipe: Purple Power Protein Smoothie Bowl

recipe: Smoothies and Drinks

This smoothie bowl recipe is full of antioxidants, energizing nutrients and you guessed it, tummy-satisfying protein. Before you freak out over the beets…let me tell you they are responsible for the beautiful purple color but more importantly they are full of great nutrition and add a sweet mild taste.

Here is the low down:

  • Beets add the anti-inflammatory nutrient, betanin, to the mixture which means your tummy will feel happy and soothed afterwards.
  • The berries pack a punch of sweetness with natural sugar and fiber to leave you feeling energized and full.
  • The protein powder aids in muscle rebuilding, leaving you feeling powerful after a workout.

To make a smoothie into a “ bowl,” the key is thickness. So before you add extra almond milk, give it a chance to blend up. I love pouring it into a bowl because it feels like I’m eating something hearty. And of course, toppings make it interesting so get creative and have fun. Go ahead, plunge that spoon in to your protein-packed smoothie bowl and smile away knowing you treated your body right!

Yes, beets do come pre-sliced and frozen! But you can also take your left over beets, slice, and freeze.

Try these frozen beets in your next purple power protein smoothie bowl for a delicious healthy treat full of nutrients!

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Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving(s)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mixed frozen berries
  • 1/2 cup frozen beets
  • 1 scoop protein powder of choice
  • 1 1/2 cups of ice
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • Toppings of choice (chia seeds, coconut flakes, bananas, nuts, etc)

Directions

  1. Blend all ingredients in blender or food processor.
  2. Pour smoothie into bowl.
  3. Place toppings of choice on top of smoothie bowl.

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Serving Size: 1 smoothie bowl

Calories: 220

Protein: 22 gram(s)

Fat: 3 gram(s)

Carbohydrates: 25 gram(s)

Fiber: 4 gram(s)

Sugar: 17 gram(s)

*Additional toppings not included in calorie count

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6 Comments


on June 16, 2017 at 12:33 AM Reply

My favorite berries recipes. Yummy, It looked delicious last night I made it and its taste was fabulous. Thanks to this amazing recipe.


on December 10, 2016 at 3:31 AM Reply

Hi Chris! What could I use instead of protein powder? Maybe use Greek yoghurt or Kvarg instead of almond milk? I am overseas (Sweden) now and finding a powder that I can stomach is impossible.


    on December 14, 2016 at 8:37 AM Reply

    Hi Georgia - yes, Greek yogurt is high in protein as well as peanut butter, coconut milk, flax seeds, chia seeds and other seeds/nuts. All of those work well in smoothies!


on June 29, 2015 at 6:56 AM Reply

Could you make this the night before and freeze it? take it out in the morning and thaw it?


on June 25, 2015 at 9:29 AM Reply

This sounds like a great idea but I'm not fond of the taste of beets. Will the berries overwhelm the beet taste so I won't notice them?


    on June 26, 2015 at 5:24 PM Reply

    Yes, but you may have to use a few more berries!



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