Tart Cherry Smoothie Bowls are extra thick smoothies full of filling protein, healthy fats and a balance of sweet and tart fruits, and topped with plenty of crunch for a complete meal.
Smoothie bowls are the latest rage, and I can certainly understand all of the excitement about them. Smoothies are such a quick and easy way to get a whole lot of nutrition packed into a glass for a balanced meal or snack when time is anything but abundant. I also like smoothies because I can easily blend an extra healthy ingredient or two inside and my boys are none the wiser. Even my pickiest eaters will slurp down the equivalent of a spinach salad if I grind it up in a Blueberry Banana Blast Smoothie. I’ve even conned them into thinking that we sometimes have Chocolate for Breakfast with this simple smoothie. They are oblivious to the fact that I am filling in nutritional gaps with foods that they might not otherwise willingly consume themselves. Son #1 is on to my wiley ways. He will often try my latest smoothie and exclaim, “This is SO good! What’s in it, Mom? Nevermind! I don’t want to know!”
Parenthood: skirting the truth with kids for their own good since forever. I make no apologies.
A smoothie bowl is even better because not only are the good-for-you-stuffs covertly camouflaged, but the spoonably thick concoction is then topped with a variety of enticing nibbles that make the whole affair akin to a trip to a fro-yo sundae bar. The secret ingredient in this particular smoothie? Avocado! For as much as my boys happily hoovered chunks of avocado into their mouths by the fist-full as toddlers, not one of them will knowingly ingest an avocado now. Weirdos.
Tart Cherry Smoothie Bowls are extra thick smoothies full of filling milk protein, probiotics in the yogurt, healthy fats from the avocado, a balance of sweet and tart fruits, and plenty of crunch on top for a complete meal. Tart Cherry Smoothie Bowls eat like a meal because they are loaded with balanced nutrition to keep hunger at bay. One of these smoothie bowls in the morning will easily sustain me until lunch time. The sweet and salty blend of flavors helps me skip right through the usual 11:00-ish pre-lunch cravings that send my good eating intentions into a downward-spiral-of-regret as I tear apart the pantry in search of a errant Hershey bar or Frito.
You know what I’m talking about.
Instead of regret, we can load up on a Tart Cherry Smoothie Bowls and everyone is full and satisfied all morning long.
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