Coffee Cheesecake Smoothie Bowl

The dynamic trio of carbs, protein, and fluids makes spooning up this deliciously thick smoothie bowl a perfect way to build yourself back up after a demanding workout. Be careful if you work out in the evening, though, as this bowl of goodness will give you a kick in the pants and may interrupt your usual sleep habits.

Ingredients

  • Low-fat milk, 1/4 cup
  • Ricotta cheese, 2/3 cup
  • Medjool date, pitted, 1
  • Almond butter, 2 tsp
  • Instant espresso powder, 1 tsp
  • Lemon zest, 1 tsp
  • Cardamom, 1 tsp
  • Banana, frozen and sliced, 1

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend on high until creamy and smooth, about 60 seconds.
  2. Serve the smoothie in a bowl, and garnish it with dried coconut, chopped hazelnuts, or cacao nibs.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie bowl
  • Recipe Yields: 1 Serving
  • Calories: 452
  • Fat: 20 g
  • Carbs: 45 g (4 g fiber)
  • Protein: 23 g
Categories Food

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