Matcha Green Smoothie Bowl - Beautiful Breakfast! #zenteimatcha

If you've been around on Pinterest or Instagram lately, you've seen the beautifully artful smoothie bowls - so many varieties, so pretty. 

I do a smoothie every day for breakfast. Normally just kefir and fruit in a glass. Seeing smoothie bowls and all the wonderful things you can add to them, I decided it was time to try. 

I have seen green ones and normally the green comes from adding leafy greens. At first sight of the green I thought of matcha and so I made a matcha kefir smoothie bowl. 

It was fun to make.  I used the fresh fruit and healthy seeds and nuts I had on hand to decorate my pretty green bowl. This was my first smoothie bowl but I am excited to get creative with this breakfast for me and my family. My daughter helped me and wants to make her own :))

The health benefits here are pretty amazing depending on what you add and the options are endless.

Just from the matcha alone, I get a long list of powerful health benefits :

  • packed with antioxidants including the powerful EGCg
  • boosts metabolism and burns calories
  • detoxifies effectively and naturally
  • calms the mind and relaxes the body
  • is rich in fiber, chlorophyll and vitamins
  • enhances mood and aids in concentration
  • provides vitamin C, selenium, chromium, zinc and magnesium
  • prevents disease
  • lowers cholesterol and blood sugar
I will be adding matcha to every bowl!

So to make your own...

  • You'll need a base of a good quality yogurt or kefir. Add a banana when blending to help thicken. 
  • To that you can add things to flavor or add health benefit - matcha, avocado, coconut oil, leafy greens, honey, flax meal, nut butters. Get creative! Experiment! Find your favorite combinations! 
  • For the add ons get super creative - granola, fresh fruits or berries, nuts, seeds, coconut, spices, bee pollen... whatever sounds good, will fill you up, whatever adds health! 
Enjoy! And be healthy!

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