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This ul­tra-sat­is­fy­ing smoothie bowl com­bines nu­tri­tious carbs, pro­tein, fat and a lit­tle caf­feine in the co­coa to rev your en­gine in the morn­ing and keep you going all day long. The nut but­ter and nuts pro­vide pro­tein and healthy fats to slow di­ges­tion of the carbs and sta­bilise your blood su­gar for hours after you’ve skipped out the front door.

POWER NUT BUT­TER BOWL

MAKES 2 SERV­INGS

1 cup unsweet­ened co­conut milk, cashew milk, or al­mond milk 1 large fresh or frozen banana 2 tbs nat­u­ral nut but­ter

1 tbs unsweet­ened co­coa pow­der

¼ tsp vanilla ex­tract

Hand­ful of ice

TOP­PINGS

2 tbs gra­nola

2 tbs chopped wal­nuts or al­monds 2 tbs ca­cao nibs

1 tbs chia seeds or flaxseeds (op­tional)

Shred­ded co­conut (op­tional)

In a blender, com­bine the milk, banana, nut but­ter, co­coa pow­der, vanilla and ice. Blend un­til the de­sired con­sis­tency is reached. Pour the smoothie into a bowl and sprin­kle it with the gra­nola, chopped nuts, ca­cao nibs, plus seeds and shred­ded co­conut. Get creative! Per serv­ing: 2887kj, 46g fat (12g sat fat), 63g carbs (24g su­gar), 19g fi­bre, 18g pro­tein, 112mg sodium

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