Smoothie Operator

If you haven’t been able to get enough of smoothies, say hello to the newest kid on the breakfast block – smoothie bowl!

These babies are sure to make your mornings brighter with all the goodness of creamy blends, plus the added textures and flavors of whole ingredients.

Let your imagination know no bounds as you put together colorful bowls of dairy or nut milk, fresh fruits, superfood seeds and more.

How’s this for inspo – juicy black cherries, crunchy coconut flakes, delicious almonds, bittersweet cocoa nibs and milk of your choice. Thank us later!


Butterfly Pea Smoothie Bowl

You’ll need:

1 tbsp honey

2 frozen bananas

2 chopped dates

¼ cup blue pea tea

1 cup yogurt/coconut milk/ almond milk

For the toppings:

Dragonfruit slices


Dried butterfly pea flowers

Dried rose petals

Desiccated coconut (optional)


Supergreen Smoothie Bowl

You’ll need:

1 tsp moringa leaves powder

2 frozen bananas

A handful of baby spinach

A pinch of amla/dash of amla juice

½ tsp turmeric

Melon seeds

1 tsp ginger powder


Saffron strands


For the toppings:

Melon seeds

Coconut flakes

Flax seeds


Dried roses


Smoothie Operator


Carrot Cake Bowl

You’ll need:

1 cup fresh carrots

2 tbsp roasted coconut flakes (simply heat the coconut flakes over medium heat until fragrant)

½ cup papaya

½ cup frozen pineapple

1-inch fresh ginger

¼ cup raw cashews

½ tsp nutmeg

½ tsp cinnamon

For the toppings:

Hemp seeds

Mixed berries


Detox Charcoal Bowl

You’ll need:

½ cup blueberries

2 bananas, peeled, sliced, and frozen overnight

½ cup water

1 tsp activated charcoal powder

½ cup Greek yogurt

For the toppings:

4 to 5 strawberries

1 small dragon fruit

Micro herbs (optional)

1 tsp coconut chips (optional)


Zen Garden

Whole grains, plant proteins, and fresh veggies all in one bowl – the Buddha bowl is essentially a vegan concept of a meal that’s nourishing as well as appealing to the eye.

While you don’t need to follow recipes as such, you must keep in mind both health and aesthetic quotients.

Try out a variety of ingredients (not necessarily vegan), just enough to offer you little bites of fresh flavors and interesting textures.

Zen GardenYou can include anything – rice, millets, quinoa, corn, and a protein of your choice as well as assorted vegetables (raw or cooked).

Make your bowl look pretty by arranging the ingredients aesthetically and you’re good to go.

Remember, the key is a balance: both in terms of nutrients as well as colors.

How about red quinoa, avocado, radish, cherry tomatoes, spring onion, chives, and fresh basil?


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