Healthy Tropical Breakfast Smoothie Bowl
This Tropical Pineapple Smoothie bowl is the perfect breakfast this summer. It is made with fruit, veggies and creamy cashew milk. One of my favorites, this healthy breakfast smoothie is refreshing, loaded with digestive health benefits and all the nutritious ingredients you need to fill up your morning.
Why do I love a Healthy Breakfast Smoothie
It’s got it All
- Healthy Carbs
This breakfast smoothie has all the essentials. Just all the micro and macro nutrients you need to energize your morning.
Easy to Enjoy on the Go
This healthy breakfast smoothie bowl can be made in under 5 minutes. All you need is to throw all the ingredients in a blender.
Add toppings. Enjoy!
Lots of Health Benefits
To begin with, I will have to admit, I don’t love everything healthy. (Looking at you, kale.)
Also, it could be challenging to consume all the nutritious ingredients that you want in a day.
However, a breakfast smoothie is my solution to this problem.
Beneficial ingredients in this Tropical Breakfast Smoothie
You may already know that pineapples are rich in vitamin, enzymes and antioxidants. It is not only great for digestive system, but also low in calories. Therefore, pineapples are ideal for weight loss.
In addition to these health benefits, the core of pineapple is even more nutritious. It is anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting, great for hearth health. (Read More Here.)
Another of my favorite ingredients to consume almost every day. Ginger is truly a little powerhouse. It is great for –
- Cold Relief
Steamed then Frozen Cauliflower
Cooked vegetables are much easier on the digestive system compare to the raw ones.
The reasons I freeze cauliflowers
First, frozen fruit and veggies can thicken the texture of a smoothie.
Second, veggies and fruits last longer in the freezer.
Homemade Cashew Milk
I love making my own cashew milk. It not only is so easy to make, but also has no filler ingredients and yet so delicious and creamy.
You can find the recipe Here.
Protein of Choice
Tips on Making a Healthy Breakfast Smoothie
A few main ingredients to make a healthy breakfast smoothie:
To begin with – Vegetables:
Yes, we are talking about sneaking in some vegetables without tasting it really. Also, it is great way to trick your kids, isn’t it?
I usually choose steamed then frozen veggies. They are easier to digest.
Fresh or frozen, fruit of your choice!
Dairy Free Milk
I am not lactose intolerant, but too much dairy does make me feel bloated. To make a palnt based healthy breakfast smoothie, I love using my homemade cashew milk. It is so creamy and nutty.
My go to proteins are:
Vital Protein Collagen Peptides
I usually use the original blue tub or the vanilla one.
Collagen is great for skin, hair, nail and gut health. I love using it in my smoothie and coffee as it doesn’t change the texture of the smoothie.
Plant Based Vegan Protein:
My favorite is Nuzest. I really like this brand because the ingredients are so clean. One of my go to use in my morning smoothie is the original one. The only ONE ingredient is pea protein. There is no filler, or anything that makes me bloated.
Don’t forget Toppings!
Last but not least, you have to put that cherry on top. A smoothie bowl isn’t complete without some crunchy toppings.
My favorite toppings are:
- Coconut flakes
- Cacao Nibs
- More fresh or frozen fruits
Note about Smoothie Texture
I love my breakfast smoothie bowl thick and creamy. In order to achieve thick texture, use very minimum liquid. Blend on low speed first in a a high speed blender (I use Vitamix). Once most big frozen chunks are blended, slowly increase the speed.
Last Note about making a breakfast smoothie HEALTHY
Lastly, (I promise this is my last note) – you do NOT want to overpack your smoothie. I know I talked a lot about how to pack it all in one bowl. But trust me you don’t want to over do it.
Not all the ingredients work well together, in terms of health benefits and flavor profile.
Keep it simple.
Now, scroll down for the full recipe on this healthy breakfast smoothie recipe can be made in 5 minutes. Loaded with all the nutrients that can start your and your family’s morning in the most energetic way. Who doesn’t love a dairy free, protein rich, low carb but yet, delicious dessert for breakfast smoothie bowl?
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Get the recipe:Tropical Pineapple Breakfast Smoothie
- 1 cup cauliflower, steamed then frozen
- 1 banana, frozen
- 1/2 cup pineapple, core
- 1 inch fresh ginger
- 1/3 cup cashew milk
- 1 scoop protein powder of choice
- 1/3 cup cooked butternut squash, optional
- 1 -2 tbsp honey, optional
- Add all the ingredient to a blender
- Blend on low speed and slowly work your way up to high speed.
- Pour into a bowl and add your favorite toppings. Enjoy!
- If you can’t find pineapple core, you can use regular pineapple meat. See more nutritional benefits of pineapple in this post.
- Adding butternut squash is optional. It adds complex carb to the smoothie as well as thickening the texture.
- See my favorite protein powder in this post.
The Nutrition Facts above are specific to the ingredients I chose to use for this recipe, which may vary.