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Gorgeous Pink Chia Smoothie Bowl

This recipe is for the days when you can't decide whether to have chia pudding or a smoothie for breakfast. Why not have both? This recipe uses sweet fruits for a thick smoothie, and pink pitaya powder for a pink chia pudding.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
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Gorgeous Pink Chia Smoothie Bowl

Gorgeous Pink Chia Smoothie Bowl

Here we have a little pink magic to bring some colour to this gloomy grey Monday. And don’t we need it! I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but it’s a dark and dingy one today in France. I’ve got a strong desire to curl up under my covers and sleep until Spring, which is probably not the most productive way to kickstart 2018? But, if Garfield can get through dreaded Monday’s surely we can too. And although he resorts to lasagna to forget how the struggle is real, I’m gambling on this Gorgeous Pink Chia Smoothie bowl!

Chia Smoothie Bowl

Just look at it this pretty pink bowl! It’s gorgeous, glowing, and already lifting my spirits. Plus, this Gorgeous Pink Chia Smoothie Bowl combines two of our favourite breakfast foods: chia pudding AND a fluffy fruit smoothie for a perfect pink hybrid bowl. If you haven’t tried combining chia pudding and smoothie you don’t know what you’re missing. The creaminess of the chia pudding alongside the fruit smoothie blend is a match made in heaven. And as the saying goes: when you can’t choose, take both! (at least that’s my #MondayMotivation quote, and it seems to be working!). The chia pudding in this recipe is made by combining chia seeds, homemade almond milk, and a pinch of pitaya powder for its magical pink hue. It’s then paired with a fluffy smoothie blend of raspberries, mango, cauliflower, banana, plant protein and optional maca powder. Oooh yes! You will not regret this wonder good breakfast combo.

The pink hue of this bowl so perfectly fits with our #eattherainbow theme this January too. Because I might be on a detox to kickstart 2018, but that doesn’t mean a list of boring and bland foods. I’m detoxing in colour this year, and it’s D-licious. (Finally a detox I can get behind).

So go ahead and indulge in this healthful and gorgeous pink chia smoothie bowl. Time to kick this gloomy grey Monday into a colourful one.

And don’t forget – You are gorgeous in pink! 😉


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Pink Chia Smoothie Bowl

This recipe is for the days when you can't decide whether to have chia pudding or a smoothie for breakfast. Why not have both? This recipe uses sweet fruits for a thick smoothie, and pink pitaya powder for a pink chia pudding.
Gorgeous Pink Chia Smoothie Bowl
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Serves 1 bowl

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine chia and almond milk in a bowl. Stir, then wait 10 minutes and stir again to stop clumps from forming. Optional to add 1 tsp maple syrup to sweeten and pink pitaya powder for colour. Stir to combine. Place in fridge to absorb for at least 10 minutes. When ready to eat remove chia from fridge and stir to remove any formed clumps.
  • In a blender add frozen raspberries, mango, banana, protein powder maca powder and almond milk. Blend ingredients until smooth. (Optional to add more almond milk if needed for blending).
  • Combine chia pudding and smoothie into a bowl. Top with your favourite fruits.

Notes

Nutrition information is a rough estimate. 

Approvals

NUTRITION FACTS

Calories:334kcalCarbohydrates:45gProtein:24gFat:6gSaturated Fat:1gCholesterol:62mgSodium:404mgPotassium:654mgFiber:9gSugar:23gVitamin A:446IUVitamin C:38mgCalcium:509mgIron:1mg
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Allergies

VEGAN – VEGETARIAN – WHEAT-FREE – GLUTEN-FREE – DAIRY-FREE – SOY-FREE – RAW

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  1. When you say combine chia, oats in the instructions what kind of oats? And if so how much oats? Thank you

    • Hi Aida, I like to use rolled oats for this. But any type of oats (quick or rolled) will work (as long as they are not steel cut oats). Hope this helps!