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Why Smoothie Bowls are a Nutritious Breakfast

By December 12, 2018 No Comments

Smoothie Bowls! The Perfect Breakfast to Kick Start your Day.

As we are sure your parents have tirelessly told you, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And although you may or may not believe this old phrase, it is paramount you begin your day with the right nutrients in order to perform at your best. Whether that be at the gym, at work or doing something social. Your body needs to be fuelled, and breakfast is the perfect time to do so!

Not eating breakfast can significantly affect your mood, weight maintenance, energy and concentration. Here are 10 reasons why breakfast is important.

  1. Breakfast kick starts your metabolism
  2. Gives you energy to start your day
  3. Increases and maintains focus and concentration
  4. Can decrease levels of LDL (bad) Cholesterol
  5. Studies have collated breakfast can decrease changes of weight gain, diabetes and heart disease.
  6. Helps with a consistent and regulated diet
  7. Breakfast helps to replenish blood sugar when you first wake up
  8. Can help stop overeating or binge eating later in the day
  9. Eating foods with protein and fibre first thing in the morning, helps maintain a better diet throughout the day
  10. Breaks the “over-night” fast

We understand it can be difficult to prepare a healthy and nutritious breakfast when running out the door to get to work on time. So, we have devised a few fun, easy yet incredibly nutritious recipes to help you fuel your body the right way in the mornings.

Smoothie Bowls

Smoothie bowls have become a popular meal over recent years and it is not just because they taste good! A smoothie bowl retains the vitamins and nutrients in fruits and vegetables. Unlike juicing or some cooking.

A smoothie bowl is a great way to get fibre, healthy fats and protein into your body. Starting your day with these three food groups is significantly beneficial to your body. Starting your day with fibre, healthy fats and protein can sustain a healthy appetite throughout the day. As well as making sure you are burning and storing the right forms of food and energy.

Enjoy these 5 Smoothie Bowl Recipes that you can prepare the night before or morning of!

Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Ingredients
1 scoop of Trilogy Nutrition vegan protein
1 cup frozen raspberries
3/4 cup water

Toppings
Goji Berries, Shredded Coconut, Cocao nibs and puffed buckwheat

Method
Whiz in the Nutribullet
Add the toppings or come up with your own!

 

Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Ingredients 
1 scoop Trilogy Vegan Choc Protein
3/4 cup Almond milk

Toppings
Goji berries
Fresh fruit
Cacao nibs
Coconut
Choc Buckinis

Method
Whiz in the Nutribullet
Add your Toppings!

 

Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Choc protein overnight oats.

Ingredients
Oats
Protein powder (we use vegan Trilogy Powder)
Almond milk
Fresh fruit

Method
Stir oats, almond milk & protein powder then soak overnight.
Add fresh fruit

A perfect healthy breakfast which will sustain you for much longer than some sugary cereals.

Smoothie Bowls for breakfast

Ingredients 
Lindt dark chocolate 20g
frozen blueberries 100g
Almond milk unsweetened 100mls
@trilogynutrition protein powder vegan plant based 20g

Method
Whizz in the NutriBullet
Add your toppings!

Macros ✅ Calories 270 👌
P:16g
F:15g
C:16g


smoothie bowls are great for breakfast

Ingredients 
100grms blueberries
30g @trilogynutrition protein powder
100grms banana
Almond milk 100mls.

Method
Whizz in the NutriBullet
Add your Toppings!

Calories 286

There you have it! 3 delicious and nutritious smoothie bowls that fuel your body the right way at breakfast time. Prepare them overnight or the morning of, and you will be feeling energetic and on focus!