This avocado pineapple smoothie bowl is packed full of superfoods for a healthy start to the day. The topping choices are endless!
*Thanks to the California Avocado Commission for sponsoring this post and being a 2016 advertising partner of Running to the Kitchen.
You know those certain food items you just can’t function for a single meal without? Yeah, avocados top that list for me. Ever since doing this macro thing diet wise, they’re my go-to fat (unless it’s my last “dessert” meal of the day, then bring on the nut butters!).
If I don’t have at least 1/2 an avocado to accompany my usual egg and veggie breakfast scramble, heads are gonna roll.
Luckily, with a case of them arriving every month thanks to the California Avocado Commission, that hasn’t been much of a problem lately. The obsession can live on.
Speaking of obsessions, besides avocados there are two more recent ones we need to discuss.
First up, Brothers Osborne. You guys, I am full out OBSESSED with this duo. Their first single, Stay A Little Longer from a few months back started it all but their newer one, 21 Summer has me in full blown fan girl status right now. I must’ve listened to it on YouTube at least 150 times this weekend (I’m not even exaggerating in the slightest either). It’s basically everything you want out of a summer country song; good beat and lyrics so relatable and nostalgic you’re literally transported right back to that exact memory and time in your life.
Summer concerts have already been googled and if I’m not in the grass ticket section, beer in hand, screaming that song at the top of my lungs at some point over the next few months, we’re going to have an “omg, we’re out of avocados” situation on hand.
Secondly, smoothie bowls.
Here’s the thing though, I was a smoothie bowl fan long before it was even on trend. In fact, I was sitting here trying to persuade the haters (you know, those people who were all “why put your smoothie in a bowl when you can just drink it?” pshhh) how much better smoothie bowls actually were before the internet went all berserk about them.
So here I am, a true fan from the beginning and then I realized I don’t even have a smoothie bowl on this site. Sadness.
To remedy that, I combined two of my obsessions into one with this avocado pineapple smoothie bowl. The thing about smoothie bowls that sets them apart from their drinkable cousins is obviously the toppings. If you’re not into toppings, just use a glass and drink the thing. If you’re into toppings (and who the heck wouldn’t be?!) grab a bowl and start pulling out pretty much every nut, seed, fruit in your pantry and fridge. Heck, go pick some flowers from your garden bed (that’s where these pansies came from) even. And if you’re the fancy kind (clearly, I’m not), you could attempt one of those gorgeous avocado roses on top. The possibilities are endless.
No matter what you decide on, you’ve got one superfood packed bowl of green goodness (thanks to California Avocados, spinach, kiwi and pineapple) as an excellent breakfast option to start off your day.
Love this Avocado Pineapple Smoothie Bowl recipe?
Need help with smoothie ideas? Check out my How to Make the Perfect Healthy Smoothie post!
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 cup baby spinach
- 1/2 avocado
- 1 kiwi
- 1/2 cup frozen pineapple
- 1/2 tablespoon xanthan gum
- 3-4 leaves mint
- 1 cup unsweetened almond coconut milk
- 1 cup ice
- Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour smoothie into bowls and garnish with desired toppings.
*Topping options: sliced almonds, chia seeds, blackberries, hemp seeds, sliced kiwi, sliced bananas, edible flowers (pansies)
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 271Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 44mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 7gSugar: 29gProtein: 3g
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