This Tropical Smoothie Bowl is fruity and refreshing with Hawaiian flavors. Enjoy it any time you want a natural energy boost. It's vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free.
Thank you Inspire Organics for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.
My favorite way to recover after a long run or workout is with a revitalizing smoothie bowl.
They are hydrating and easy on the stomach, even when you don't feel like eating.
And when you boost it with something like Light Up by Inspire Organics, you'll also benefit from organic ingredients like maca root, reishi mushrooms, and matcha green tea.
Boost your smoothie bowl
I love to add a scoop of Light Up to add more nutrients to my Tropical Smoothie Bowl.
And once you taste it, I think you'll be hooked like I am.
If you've ever been to Hawaii, you may have tried the classic juice blend POG (passion fruit, orange, guava).
That's what Light Up tastes like, only without the added sugar.
In fact, it's sweetened with ingredients like organic rice syrup and organic monk fruit.
But what I like the most about Light Up is that it boosts my stamina and helps me exercise longer.
I've been sipping on it before running as a pre-workout beverage and also carrying it with me in my water bottle while I run.
And now I've started adding it to my smoothie bowls after I run.
Making a nourishing Tropical Smoothie Bowl is really quick and easy.
You only need a few ingredients:
- Light Up
- Frozen banana
- Frozen pineapple
- Frozen mango
And I like to add some additional fresh fruit on top for a variety of flavors and textures.
I found some red dragon fruit (pitaya) at my local market and couldn't resist buying one.
They don't have a strong flavor, but I'm a sucker for the deep magenta color.
But usually I'll add some kiwi and banana like I do when I make Green Chia Pudding.
And while strawberries are not usually considered tropical, they taste amazing with the other fruit flavors.
If you can't find either frozen pineapple or frozen mango where you shop, frozen strawberries would make a great substitute.
Rich in nutrients
A Tropical Smoothie Bowl is high in nutrients which may help you recover from exercise faster.
It contains vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium.
And pineapple is a well-known anti-inflammatory.
Even if you don't work out a lot, this smoothie bowl is a flavorful low-calorie breakfast or dessert.
In addition, when the weather is hot, it's perfect to eat instead of something sugary like ice cream or sorbet.
Now let's make a Tropical Smoothie Bowl!
Tropical Smoothie Bowl
- 1 scoop Light Up
- ½ cup water
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 cup frozen pineapple
- 1 cup frozen mango
- additional fruit for topping (optional)
- Add the Light Up, water, banana, pineapple, and mango to the jar of a high-speed blender.
- Blend until completely smooth.
- Transfer the smoothie to a bowl and top with additional fruit, if desired, and enjoy immediately.