Looking to try something new for breakfast? This green tea smoothie bowl is easy to make and can be modified to include your favourite fruit and veg.
It can be prepared the night before and if time is tight in the morning, there's no need to eat it out of a bowl. Just pour it into a jar and get going (see 28 Ways To Reuse Glass Jars).
This recipe is from the book Japanese Superfoods by Yoshiko Takeuchi (New Holland Publishers Australia). Click here to see more recipe extracts from this cookbook.
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Green Tea Smoothie Bowl
Super charge yourself with this smoothie bowl filled with superfoods that give you energy, nutrition and beauty!
2 tsp white chia seeds
1 medium banana (120 g / 4 oz)
250 ml (8 oz) soy milk
1 tbsp amazake
Small handful (10 g / 1 oz) baby spinach
1 heaped tsp green tea matcha powder
1 tsp minced or grated ginger
Use your favorite fruits, for this recipe. I used banana, strawberries, blueberries and desiccated coconut.
Soak the chia seeds for a minimum of 10 minutes.
Combine all ingredients in a blender.
Blend until smooth.
Pour into a bowl and serve with your favorite fresh fruits or dried fruits and nuts.