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Tropical Smoothie Bowl

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This Tropical Smoothie Bowl makes the perfect breakfast or snack! It is satisfying and easy to make and full of fresh fruit and tropical toppings!
Tropical Smoothie Bowl- makes the perfect breakfast or snack! It is satisfying and easy to make and full of fresh fruit and tropical toppings! www.nutritionistreviews.com
I talk a lot about nutrition on the blog and overall, I eat pretty healthy. One of my weaknesses is sugar. The new 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans just came out. Overall, a lot of the recommendations are the same as previously but a new recommendation that they are really focusing on is that sugar should be 10 percent or less of your daily calories.

Tropical Smoothie Bowl- makes the perfect breakfast or snack! It is satisfying and easy to make and full of fresh fruit and tropical toppings! www.nutritionistreviews.com
This does not include sugar that is naturally in foods such as fruits or dairy products. It includes added sugars such as white sugar, brown sugar, syrup, honey, agave, etc. Added sugar is in lots of things that you would not even expect it in such as tomato sauce or in BBQ sauce.

Tropical Smoothie Bowl- makes the perfect breakfast or snack! It is satisfying and easy to make and full of fresh fruit and tropical toppings! www.nutritionistreviews.com
This year, I am going to try (I said try) to limit my sugar. My family jokes that I have the biggest sweet tooth in the family and it is true. I love dessert. The good thing is, my sweet tooth can often be satisfied by a nutritious smoothie, fruit or a Greek yogurt.

Tropical Smoothie Bowl- makes the perfect breakfast or snack! It is satisfying and easy to make and full of fresh fruit and tropical toppings! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Over the summer, I had made a green smoothie bowl and really fell in love with the smoothie bowl idea. They are so easy and I love having the texture of different foods in my smoothie. They can be made filling enough to eat for an entire meal and can be customized to your liking. I made this smoothie with a variety of frozen tropical fruit that came in a mix which is available year round and was inexpensive.

Tropical Smoothie Bowl- makes the perfect breakfast or snack! It is satisfying and easy to make and full of fresh fruit and tropical toppings! www.nutritionistreviews.com

Tropical Smoothie Bowl


Ingredients (1 large bowl)
    Smoothie
    • 1 frozen banana
    • 1 cup frozen strawberries, pineapple and mango mix
    • ~1/2 cup milk
    • 1-2 teaspoons Truvia Spoonable
    • Optional: scoop of protein powder
    • Handful of ice
    Toppings
    • 2 teaspoons shredded coconut
    • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
    • Fruit of choice
    Instructions
    1. Blend up all smoothie ingredients and pour into a bowl.
    2. Top with your choice of toppings and enjoy immediately.
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    Tropical Smoothie Bowl- makes the perfect breakfast or snack! It is satisfying and easy to make and full of fresh fruit and tropical toppings! www.nutritionistreviews.com
    To limit the sugar but still make this smoothie bowl sweet, I used Truvia Spoonable from Walmart. I feel good by cutting back on sugar and Truvia is helping to meet my goal. This spoonable version is easy to use and tastes good. It is zero calories and is stevia based.

    Truvia Sweetener
    Click here for a free sample of Truvia Natural Sweetener. Check out fun recipes using Truvia here.

    Tropical Smoothie Bowl- makes the perfect breakfast or snack! It is satisfying and easy to make and full of fresh fruit and tropical toppings! www.nutritionistreviews.com

    1 comment:

    1. I love smoothies but have never made a smoothie bowl. This looks gorgeous, and I think I may be attempting it soon! #client

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