Berry pistachio crunch smoothie bowl
A 2016 study published in the journal Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases looked at the diet quality of over 5,000 men and women. The study concluded that those who ate more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds, and yogurt had less belly fat. This smoothie bowl is filled with belly fat busting ingredients including blueberries, bananas, strawberries, pistachios, and chia seeds.
Skill level: Beginner
Start to Finish: 10 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
3/4 cup plain kefir
1/2 cup unsweetened hemp (or other) milk
1/2 cup frozen wild blueberries
1/2 cup frozen sliced bananas
1/2 cup frozen strawberries
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
For the toppings
2 tablespoons shelled pistachios, chopped
1/4 cup frozen wild blueberries
1Â½ tablespoons chia seeds
1. Blend smoothie base ingredients.
2. Place into two bowls, and top with wild blueberries, pistachios, and chia seeds. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information (per bowl)
Calories: 230; Total Fat: 10 grams; Saturated Fat: 1.5 grams; Protein: 9 grams: Carbohydrates: 31 grams; Sugar: 15 grams; Fiber: 10 grams; Sodium: 115 milligrams
Recipe and photo by Amy Gorin, MS, RDN, a dietitian in Jersey City, NJ and owner of Amy Gorin Nutrition.
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