Berry Smoothie Bowl with Toasted Coconut

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We love this wholesome light recipe because it is the perfect high protein start to your day and anyone can make it…no stove needed! The combo of flavors and texture is sure to excite any AM palate. Enjoy in confidence!

1 cup plain, nonfat yogurt (or 0% Greek yogurt to decrease the carbs and increase the protein to approx. 22 grams!)
¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
½ banana, frozen
½ fresh banana, sliced (to top the bowls)
½ cup strawberries, frozen
¼ cup fresh strawberries, sliced (to top the bowls)
½ cup blueberries, frozen
¼ cup fresh blueberries (to top the bowls)
⅓ cup frozen raspberries
2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut
2 teaspoons chia seeds

*Place the coconut in the center of a microwave safe plate, and microwave in 30 second intervals, turning the coconut over until browned and toasted.
*Combine the yogurt, almond milk, and frozen fruit in a blender and blend until smooth. The blended mixture will be thicker than a smoothie.
*Pour 8 ounces into two bowls and top each bowl with the remaining sliced bananas, strawberries, blueberries, and 1 tablespoon of toasted coconut and 1 teaspoon of chia seeds.

Makes two servings
Per Serving: (8-ounces + 1 tablespoon coconut + 3 slices banana + 1 sliced strawberry + 2 tablespoons blueberries + 1 teaspoon Chia seeds)

Calories: 280
Protein: 16g
Carbohydrates: 45g
Fat: 7g