Superfood Green Buckwheat Smoothie Bowl


Superfood Green Buckwheat Smoothie Bowl


INGREDIENTS

½ cup buckwheat groat
1 cup packed spinach or kale (or combo of both)
2 kiwis, peeled (reserve 1 for topping the bowls)
½ yellow or green apple (reserve the other half for topping the bowls)
2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
2 tablespoons raw or roasted almond butter
¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
Additional optional toppings: hemp seed, chia seeds, almond cream

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Add the buckwheat to a medium bowl and cover with water and let sit overnight. 
  2. In the morning drain the buckwheat in a fine mesh strainer or colander. Rinse the buckwheat with cold water.
  3. Transfer the buckwheat and the remaining ingredients (reserve 1 kiwi and the other half of the apple for garnish) to a blender and blend until smooth. 
  4. Divide the buckwheat mix between bowls. Slice the remaining ½ apple and the second kiwi and divide between bowls. Garnish with additional toppings if desired. 

NOTES

  • The soaking liquid from the buckwheat will seem goop-y, this is normal. 
  • You can use chia seeds instead of ground flaxseed if you wish but only use 1 tablespoon. Remember chia seeds will create a stretchy texture if left too long after blending. 
  • These portion sizes (I have suggested that this serves 2) might seem smaller than the usual bowl, but this bowl is made with heavier ingredients. It packs a lot of protein and good fat and will keep you full!



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