DIY: Summer Smoothie Bowl with Simmer Down Tonic

by Aisling Badger July 10, 2018

Smoothie bowls are the perfect summer breakfast because you can use up any fresh or frozen produce you have laying around, and pack them full of nutritious offerings such as leafy greens, nuts and seeds, and, of course, herbs.

Our Simmer Down Tonic pairs deliciously with this meal and adds an extra touch of well-being with the adaptogens. The combination of fruit, veggies and herbs like ashwagandha and tulsi leave you feeling nourished, calm and ready to greet the day!

I will also say that taking the extra minute to decorate your bowl satisfies the creative self, as well as makes the meal all that more special. There are no wrong ways to do this, so go wild and take that extra step of self-love and creativity! 

DIY Simmer Down Smoothie Bowl Ingredients

Ingredients:
 

Base:

  • 1 banana
  • 3-4 large chunks of pineapple
  • Handful of fresh spinach
  • ½ cup frozen fruit
  • ½ avocado
  • ½ tsp Simmer Down Tonic
  • 1-2 tbsp. fresh raw spirulina- (we get ours from Northern Spirulina, the fresh is incredible, and completely different than the dried powder you usually find it in!)
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • Optional: 5-6 fresh leaves of tulsi or mint- this adds a nice fresh summer feel.

Toppings:

  • Fresh blueberries
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Chopped fruit: peaches, melon, etc.
  • Granola
  • Hemp seeds
  • Chia seeds
  • Coconut
  • Cacao nibs
  • Bee pollen
  • Edible flowers, fresh tulsi, or fresh mint.

DIY Simmer Down Smoothie Bowl

Directions:

In a strong blender, combine all base ingredients and blend on high for 2 minutes. Add a splash more of coconut water if you need it, but the base itself is meant to be thick.

Pour into a large bowl, and top with generous amounts of fresh fruit, granola- get creative, and enjoy!

Aisling Badger
Aisling Badger


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