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Chia Peach Berry Protein Green Smoothie Bowl

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I’ve always been a sleeper. Even as a kid I slept in and that only became later and later the older I got. Now, some of that ended up being my thyroid, and when my levels were off I was so incredibly tired I could easily sleep until 11 am every day and still wake up like a sloth. I remember meeting my now husband’s family and getting a bit of a hard time about the sleeping. I was so, so embarrassed but I felt hit by a bus too. It was horrible. Now I’m an early riser and it’s not just kids that changed me. Plus I get to enjoy this chia protein green smoothie bowl which is a pretty fantastic way to start the day.

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Having kids and getting my thyroid on track (we check it every 3 weeks while pregnant and 3 months when not) made me start enjoying mornings more. But also this article I read about early to bed and early to rise. I cannot even begin to tell you how much I believe in it. Getting a good start to my day has helped me get more done, stay fit and healthy and have so much more peace and clarity. Like, a ton more.

There’s something about those quiet morning hours, getting in a good workout and reading my scriptures while I eat breakfast before the kids are up. It’s so quiet it allows me to think and ponder over things I need guidance for which often involves my children. It’s hard to be a patient mom, for me at least.

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My mom was not a yeller and hardly ever lost her patience. Most importantly she always had time for us. That was a big deal to me as a kid but it’s harder for me than I thought as an adult. That’s why mornings have changed my life. Even something as simple as a really healthy and energizing smoothie bowl recipe makes a big difference in my life. I need that good feeling energy to get through my day.

Plus, then I don’t destroy my children which is also a good thing.
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Why do You Add Chia to a Green Smoothie?

Adding roughly two tablespoons of chia seeds provides 4.4 grams of protein, 9 essential amino acids, 8.7 grams of fat, and 12.4 grams of carbohydrates.

10.7 grams of those carbohydrates is fiber!

Adding chia seeds is a simple way of adding a lot of nutrients!

Are Green Smoothies Nutritious?

Yes, green smoothies contain dark green leafy vegetables which provides fiber, calcium and vitamins A, C and K.

Green smoothies are a great way to get a good healthful serving of vegetables.

Can A Green Smoothie Be a Meal Replacement? 

You can replace a meal with a green smoothie if you include healthy fats and proteins.

Chia Peach Berry Protein Green Smoothie Bowl

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Chia Peach Berry Protein Green Smoothie Bowls for the best start to the day ever! ohsweetbasil.com

Chia Peach Berry Protein Green Smoothie Bowl

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 4 Ounces almond or coconut milk
  • 1 Scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Handful spinach
  • 1 Cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1/2 Cup frozen peaches
  • 1/2 banana sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons granola
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon almonds


  • Place the almond milk, protein, spinach peaches and berries in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into bowls and layer with remaining ingredients on top.
  • Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
Chia Peach Berry Protein Green Smoothie Bowl
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 256 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 134mg6%
Potassium 440mg13%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 1590IU32%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 229mg23%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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