• Prep Time
    5 Mins
  • Cook Time
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  • Total Time
    5 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 2
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    Avocado & Matcha Smoothie Bowl

    This Avocado & Matcha Smoothie Bowl  was inspired by travels in Vietnam, where avocado is often used in delicious smoothies. Avocado is an intriguing and totally underrated ‘sweet’ ingredient. Here it lends a lovely silky texture and great nutty flavor.

    *photo by © by Chris Middleton


    Ingredients
    4
    ounces
    coconut milk or coconut water
    2
    ounces
    crushed ice
    2
    peeled bananas, frozen and roughly chopped
    2
    avocado, divided
    2 1/2
    teaspoons
    matcha powder
    1
    teaspoon
    natural vanilla extract
    *
    pinch of sea salt flakes
    *
    lime juice, to taste
    *
    honey, to taste
    *
    flaked coconut or shaved fresh coconut, to serve
    *
    raw cacao nibs, to serve
    *
    lime wedges, to serve
    *
    mint leaves, to serve
    Directions
    Whiz coconut milk or water with ice, banana, 1 avocado, matcha powder and vanilla extract in high-speed blender or food processor until smooth. Scrape down inside of blender or processor bowl if required. Taste smoothie and add pinch of salt, squeeze of lime juice and drizzle of honey to taste.
    Spoon thick smoothie mixture immediately into two chilled bowls and top with sliced avocado, coconut, cacao nibs, lime wedges and mint leaves.
    Reprinted With Permission From Breakfast Bowls: 52 Nourishing Recipes to Kick-Start Your Day

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 2
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