Mangoberry Smoothie Bowl

Mangoberry Smoothie Bowl

If you’ve been keeping up with me, then you know that I’m big on breakfast meals. For me breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so I make sure my breakfast is healthy, delicious and more importantly balanced.

I normally have a smoothie every single morning. Sometimes I make smoothies as a breakfast juice or as a smoothie bowl. Smoothie bowls are fun way of enjoying a smoothie with lots of add-ons and various toppings such as dried nuts, seeds and fresh fruits. Its like a complete meal.

I’ve got a tangy, sweet smoothi that truly get’s the saliva glands on hyperdrive, a Mangoberry smoothie bowl. Made with frozen mango, banana and gooseberries AKA golden berries. Gooseberries are similler to tomatillos but they are golden or yellowish in color and has a sweet and tangy flavor. These can be eaten as it is or added to make juices. Best yet, used as a toppings on desserts, oat meal or smoothie bowls and you can even make jams or spreads. It’s a tangy treat which is packed with nutrients just like any berry. 

Gooseberries

Gooseberries

According to Helathline.com a 1-cup (140-gram) serving of golden berries contains the following

  • Calories: 74
  • Carbs: 15.7 grams
  • Fiber: 6 grams
  • Protein: 2.7 grams
  • Fat: 1 gram
  • Vitamin C: 21% of the RDI for women and 17% for men
  • Thiamine: 14% of the RDI for women and 13% for men
  • Riboflavin: 5% of the RDI
  • Niacin: 28% of the RDI for women and 25% for men
  • Vitamin A: 7% of the RDI for women and 6% for men
  • Iron: 8% of the RDI for women and 18% for men
  • Phosphorus: 8% of the RDI

Golden berries also have high amounts of beta-carotene and vitamin K along with a little calcium – Read more – 

Lets dive into the recipe.

Ingredients

  • 01 large mango (frozen chunks)
  • 02 bananas
  • 06-07 gooseberries
  • about 150ml to 175ml plant based milk – you can adjust as per the thickness you require
  • 01 tsp of maple syrup

Toppings

Note: 

  • You can use any type of banana to make smoothies but I personally prefer ambum banana because it gives a perfect texture.
  • If you want your smoothie little thicker then reduce the amount of liquid that you add or add more powders or seeds like protein powder,  Acai powder, flax meal, chia seeds or simply more frozen fruits. 

Method

  • Add all the ingredients with 1/2 of the milk into a blender and blend until smooth. (You can also add some protein powder if you have any)
  • Scrape down sides of the blender (you will have to repeat this a few times) and add the remaining milk, blend until it becomes smooth and creamy. The texture of the smoothie should be in soft serve consistency, like a thick purée or the texture of McDonald’s ice cream.
    Scoop out everything into a bowl and add choice of your toppings and enjoy.

Please let me know how this recipe turns out for you in the comments! You can also share your results with me on Instagram with the hashtag #thefoodsnapsrecipes.

Cant wait to see your re-creations!

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