RECIPES

You’ll Love This Delicious Vegetable Smoothie Bowl

by
Robin Berzin, MD
Doctor
October 9, 2016

Each week Parsley Health asks a member of our community to experiment with our Rebuild clean protein  to create delicious, healthy and invigorating recipes.

This week’s creamy smoothie bowl comes from Courtney Swan of Real Foodology .

Q: What was your plan to use Rebuild this week?

A: I set out to create a creamy smoothie bowl without the addition of any banana and if I dare say so myself, it was a success! After seeing all the hype on Instagram I had to try it out for myself so I made this bowl last week with peas and cauliflower, yup you read that right.

I was as weirded out as you probably are but trust me, it was the creamiest smoothie I’ve ever had and it actually tasted SO good. I’m the type of person that likes my healthy food to taste good so I would only recommend it if it actually tasted great.

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Q: Why peas and cauliflower?

A: I see all these smoothie bowls on Instagram that are loaded with tons of fruit (upwards of 4 bananas) then topped with more fruit. It’s concerning because that is a lot of sugar, yes healthy sugar from fruit, but still sugar nonetheless. That much sugar is not healthy for anyone regardless of the source. This bowl has just the right amount of sweetness to where it’s not overloaded with sugar.

Vegetable Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • Roughly 1/2 cup of raw frozen peas

  • Roughly 1/2 cup of riced raw frozen cauliflower (you can use full heads too)

Blend until smooth and top with some berries, coconut flakes and low sugar granola (or your favorite toppings!)

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by
Robin Berzin, MD
Doctor

Dr. Robin Berzin is the founder and CEO of Parsley Health. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Robin completed medical school at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, and trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

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