Green Goodness Smoothie Bowl

This recipe is taken from the 2016 Milk Calendar. Get up and go in the morning with this super smoothie. It’s a fresh and delightful way to greet the day.

  • Prep: 10 min
Yields 3 - 4 Servings
green goodness smoothie bowl

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe kiwis peeled
  • 3 cups (750 mL) cubed honeydew melon
  • 2 cups (500 mL) lightly packed baby kale
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Milk
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) chia seeds
  • Toppings
  • 1 cup (250 mL) raspberries sliced strawberries or your favourite fruit
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) in total pumpkin or sunflower seeds hemp hearts, goji berries, cacao nibs or a combination
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) shredded coconut

Preparation

Cut kiwis into chunks and place in a food processor or blender. Add melon, kale, banana, milk and chia. Purée until smooth.

Pour smoothie into 3 or 4 bowls. Arrange toppings on smoothie. Serve with spoons. 

Tips

Underripe kiwi can be a bit sour, so use honey or maple syrup to sweeten. Chia seeds are high in fibre and omega-3 fatty acids and help to thicken the smoothie.

Sprinkle with nuts for extra protein. Substitute your favourite fruits in similar quantities.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 246 Calories
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrate: 39 g
Fat: 9 g
Fibre: 8.2 g
Sodium: 66 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 16 % / 172 mg
Vitamin C: 180 %
Folate: 41 %
Magnesium: 33 %
Vitamin E: 32 %