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Surya 'Summer Sun' Smoothie Bowl

Balance your Dosha with this delicious, Ayurvedic smoothie recipe from Eat Feel Fresh.

Surya smoothies are my version of digestive-enhancing Ayurvedic smoothies that are warming for the digestion. Even in the summer season, Ayurveda still recommends avoiding cold and frozen foods because it impedes digestion. The smoothie I opt for is my Pitta-balancing Summer Sun Smoothie from Eat Feel Fresh, which contains strawberries, coriander and cooling jasmine tea.

Pittas are the type of people to say, ‘I can’t just have a smoothie for breakfast, I’ll be hungry five minutes later.’ What they’re missing are the healthy fats to keep them satiated. Add some coconut butter and/or avocado to this smoothie and watch your Pitta hangry-levels disappear. Not only will you be left happy, but so will your colleagues who have to deal with you.

Summer Sun Smoothie Bowl

Serves 1

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 handful chopped kale or chard
  • 1 small banana (can sub for 1 small zucchini to make it low-glycemic)
  • 1–2 cups hibiscus or jasmine tea
    OR
  • 1–2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 lime, juice
  • 1 tbsp melted coconut butter and/or ½ avocado
  • 1 scoop plant-based protein powder
  • Optional: 4 drops liquid monk-fruit sweetener or 1 pitted date to sweeten

For the toppings

  • chia seeds
  • sliced strawberries
  • coriander

METHOD

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Pour into a bowl and top with chia seeds, strawberries, and coriander.

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9781465475626

    October 2, 2018

    Alpha

    256 pages

    RRP $34.99

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