Smoothie Sundae

Smoothie Sundae
Smoothie Sundae

Smoothie bowls have been popping up everywhere for a while now. But what about a smoothie sundae? There’s something delicious about a thick smoothie that you can eat with a spoon, topped with sweet and crunchy things.

This smoothie sundae is kind of like a healthy soft-serve in a glass that you can top with all of your favourite things! I like to keep the sugar content a bit lower when I make smoothies, so I always add some protein powder and a mixture of frozen fruit and frozen zucchini. Zucchini sounds a bit weird, but when it’s frozen raw and then blended into a smoothie it adds thickness and creaminess so you don’t have to use quite as much fruit.

You can top the sundaes with whatever you like. I love a combination of blueberries, coconut, Bare Blends Bare Berries powder and some chocolate coated macadamia nuts to make it extra treaty.

Smoothie Sundae
Smoothie Sundae

Smoothie Sundae

Serves 2

Ingredients

For the smoothie:

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries or raspberries
  • 1 cup chopped frozen banana (or chopped frozen zucchini or a combination of both)
  • 1/2 cup vanilla whey protein powder (I used Bare Blends Vanilla Bean WPI)
  • 1 cup plain water or coconut water

Topping ideas:

  • 2 teaspoons Bare Blends Bare Berries
  • Blueberries
  • Coconut flakes
  • Chocolate coated fruits or nuts

Method

  1. Blend the smoothie ingredients in a high speed blender or food processor until smooth. You want it to stay thick, but if your blender is struggling you can add a little bit more water to help it blend.
  2. Pour the smoothie mixture into two chilled glasses.
  3. Top each glass with some blueberries, coconut flakes, a few chocolate coated nuts and a teaspoon of Bare Berries.
  4. Enjoy straight away.

Notes:

For a lower sugar option, you can replace some or all of the frozen banana with frozen zucchini. Make sure you chop the banana and/or the zucchini into pieces before freezing to make it easier to blend.

You might also like my Cookie Crumble Parfait.

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