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Christmas ButNotSoChristmassy Smoothie Bowl

Christmas ButNotSoChristmassy Smoothie Bowl

Okay so realistically there is nothing Christmassy about this smoothie bowl, save for the fact that it is green. Like, who even eats smoothie bowls at this time of year? It’s cold outside! Realistically I should be eating warm oatmeal with warm raspberries in my warm housecoat.

But I ain’t, because Georgie from In It 4 The Long Run showed me how to make these bowls the RIGHT way, and now i’m obsessed. So bear with me, and eat your freezing cold breakfast in this freezing cold weather.

Thank you.

Recently I went Matcha crazy and bought two containers of it online. It was BOGO, and I will never turn down a BOGO deal, especially when it comes to that delicious green powder. And like i’ve mentioned, my smoothie bowl game has really stepped up, so I have been eating these bowls pretty much every morning and had to share them with you.

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But first lets talk about Christmas! Is anyone else in awe that Christmas is literally 2 weeks away? If you’re friends with me on Facebook, you’ll know I acquired our Christmas tree about two weeks before December started. You don’t have to know all the details, but just know that I was the only one who thought it was a good idea to carry a tree 3 km home at 3 in the morning.

Anyway it’s nice and lit up in our living room, decorated with Dollaramas finest ornaments. The pine smell is maybe one of the loveliest scents in the world. You don’t have to go outside to be in nature! Just cut down trees and stick em in your home!

Our condo isn’t the only thing that is decorated this Christmas. Obviously we got Winston a little something too. Strangely he seems to like his collar and walks around proudly with it on. It’s so God damn cute I can’t stand it.

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Anyway, backkkk to the Christmas notsoChristmassy Smoothie Bowl. What you’ll need is a food processor. If you don’t have a food processor, don’t even bother with step two, because it will NEVER look as creamy as this. Trust me, I have tried with all sorts of blenders. If you don’t have a food processor, then hurry up and stick it on your Christmas list, so we can all eat our smoothie bowls in creamy delight.

Secondly, you’ll need bananas, but they have to be frozen. Non frozen bananas are both super gross, and unable to create that amazing consistency that so resembles ice cream.

As for toppings, you can do what you wannnn’. But I normally go for some granola, almond butter, coconut, pumpkin and hemp seeds!

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Christmas ButNotSoChristmassy Smoothie Bowl
Recipe Type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Smoothie
Author: Beverley Cheng
Ingredients
  • Smoothie
  • 2 Frozen Bananas
  • 1 tsp Matcha Powder
  • 1/2 cup Almond Milk
  • Toppings
  • Almond Butter
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Hemp Seeds
  • Granola
Instructions
  1. Place the smoothie ingredients into a food processor and process your heart out
  2. Pour into a bowl, and cover with toppings
  3. Pretend like it’s Christmassy, and try not to freeze as you eat it.

Are you guys as obsessed with Christmas as I am?
Have you changed what you eat for breakfast as the weather gets colder?

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  1. Liv @ Healthy Liv

    11 December

    I didn’t know the food processor was the secret to making super creamy smoothie bowls but it makes sense! What does matcha taste like? I feel like I’ve been seeing it mentioned everywhere recently!!

    • beverleyc

      14 December

      i KNOWWWWW, mind blown amiright? Matcha is kind of a hard to explain taste haha… it’s a green tea powder but to me it doesn’t taste like the regular green tea you’d get at a cafe. A bit stronger and slightly bitter but not in a bad way at all haha

  2. GiGi Eats

    11 December

    Not so Christmasy?! Are you joking? Making anything RED & GREEN = Christmas! 😉

    • beverleyc

      14 December

      You know what Gigi, you’re absolutely right!!!

  3. That looks so pretty and soothing! I’ve actually never had matcha

    • beverleyc

      14 December

      Deb! You MUST try matcha!!

  4. One of my roommates bought a bunch of matcha powder but I don’t think she’s used more than like a tablespoon. I’ve been looking for some recipes to use it! Do you know if it contains caffeine?

    • beverleyc

      14 December

      Yes it does have caffeine but it’s even better than coffee because it doesn’t give you that jittery sort of response. much more natural!

  5. You’ve outdone yourself! This looks so freaking festive and delicious. Oh hey sweet ‘lil kitty!!! xoxo

    • beverleyc

      14 December

      Aww thank you Chrissa! hehe Winston says HI!

  6. Annmarie

    11 December

    YUM! I actually eat smoothie bowls year round because I’m a weirdo! Love this notsoChristmassy recipe! Looks amazing!

    • beverleyc

      14 December

      Haha glad to know i’m not the only one =P

  7. David @ Spiced

    11 December

    I love that you got started with Christmas decorating in mid-November…that’s how I like to roll over here, too! (Although I’ve never carried a tree home at 3am before.) And this smoothie bowl is perfect for Christmas. BOGO deals and colorful smoothies? Sign me up!!

    • beverleyc

      14 December

      Hahaha the earlier we get started with decorating, the faster Xmas seems to come!!

  8. your cat has my heart <3 so cute and fluffy! That smoothie bowl looks so refreshing and tasty!

    • beverleyc

      14 December

      I knowwww he’s just too sweet. Thanks Rachel!

  9. Jen

    11 December

    food processor = super creamy smoothie bowl –> mind blown! And I bet this is so tasty with matcha!!

    • beverleyc

      14 December

      Yes you must try! Its literally life changing (no exaggeration here).

  10. Jason

    15 December

    That looks really, really good, like out of a food magazine.

  11. I totally agree. Making one of these without a food processor wouldn’t make it this creamy smooth. I love the look of this smoothie bowl!

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  13. masala girl

    22 December

    ohhh i’ve never tried using a food processor. i chuck in TONS of fruits and veggies into the blender and still get an awesome bowl, so maybe i’m just lucky 😀 i’ll have to try it that way too!
    and winston is SO ADORABLE OMG. i’m gonna have to get my cats (oreo & cookie!) bows too.

    • beverleyc

      23 December

      Haha omg, i MUST see pictures if your cats don’t end up eating the collars

  14. masala girl

    22 December

    wait jk they’d probably try to eat it and choke LOL i’ll report back how this goes.

  15. Ashley

    22 December

    The colors are definitely Christmas-y! I love using matcha powder and just bought some more!

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