This Energy Blend Smoothie Bowl is simplicity at its finest. A blend of helpful fruits, including restorative Chaga mushroom and adaptions, makes for a healthy breakfast or snack.
Eating this with a spoon lets you enjoy the benefits of a nourishing smoothie without drinking it! The Energy Blend Smoothie Bowl is perfect for those mornings when you need an extra boost or for an afternoon pick-me-up.
With ingredients like Chaga mushroom, bananas, chia seeds, and wild Blueberry, you’ll be getting a natural energy boost that will help you power through your day! The best part about this recipe is that it is simple to make. Just blend all of the ingredients and enjoy! You will love the taste and the benefits of this Energy Blend Smoothie Bowl.
- Chaga mushroom: A powerful immune-system builder that can revitalize your body’s white blood cells. It increases the production of lymphocytes, monocytes, neutrophils, basophils, and eosinophils so that your body can battle invaders such as toxins and pathogens and fungi such as yeast and mold.
- Wild Blueberries: Wild blueberries a superfood that packed with nutrients. They are an excellent source of antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory properties. Wild blueberries also contain vitamins A, C, and E.
- Chia Seeds: Chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse. They are rich in fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and help to regulate blood sugar levels and promote gut health.
- Coconut Shreds: Coconut shreds add a delicious flavor to this smoothie bowl and are a great source of healthy fats. They are rich in lauric acid, which has anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties.
Chaga mushrooms naturally have a mild, earthy taste. However, Chaga mushrooms should never taste bitter, and if they do, they might be slightly off or have started to decay.
- Chaga mushroom powder is relatively tasteless.
- Blends well with flavorful ingredients, such as fruit or plant-based nuts and nut milk.
“Wild blueberries have the highest proportion of antioxidants of any food on the planet. They’re armed with dozens of antioxidant varieties that science does not yet know about. When you eat these berries, their innate intelligence reads your body, searches out potential disease, monitors your stress and toxicity levels, and figures out the best way to help you heal—it is the only food that does that”.
Anthony William # 1 New York Times Best Selling Author
- Rich in Vitamins A, C, B, D, and E and minerals such as manganese, iron, calcium, zinc, and selenium.
- Contains potent anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-candida, and anti-parasite properties.
- The best sources of betulinic acid which is known to kill cancer cells on contact.
- Rich in beta-glucans which can dramatically strengthen and reinforce the immune system making it an ideal choice for those suffering with autoimmune disorders such as chronic fatigue syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, irritable bowl syndrome, Chron’s disease, lymphoma, bursitis, shingles, and PCOS.
- Contains anti-inflammatory properties
01. Chaga mushroom
Chaga mushrooms grow in harmony with birch tress and can be found in northern regions of the United States and in the forest of the Appalachian mountains.
It can also be found in temperate forests of Europe, Canada, China, Russia, and Korea where it is known as a “gift of God”.
This incredible wild food also strengthens red blood cells and bone marrow, balances blood platelets, and staves off cytokine storms, which are the result of the body overreacting to a pathogen or toxin.
This type of reaction occurs because the immune system is racing to die out a fire. Cytokine storms can result in blood vessels expanding (which can lead to hemorrhaging), hives, rashes, and fever.
It is also very beneficial for those with HIV and has been shown to reduce the various symptoms and secondary diseases caused by HIV.
Chaga contains the highest level of superoxide dismutase (SOD) in the world which is an enzyme that promotes the breakdown of free radicals and has been shown to be highly effective in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, Lou Gehrig’s disease, gout, scleroderma, osteoarthritis, and cataracts.
02. Wild Blueberries
While all wild berries are nutrient-dense and beneficial, wild blueberries are the number one powerhouse food. With immense healing properties, wild blueberries help to improve cognitive function, fight cancer cells, lower cholesterol levels, and protect the cardiovascular system.
When it comes to antioxidants, wild blueberries contain more than any other fruit or vegetable. In fact, wild blueberries have twice the antioxidant capacity of cultivated blueberries. The high antioxidant content helps neutralize free radicals in the body, which are damaging molecules that can lead to inflammation and disease.
The unique combination of nutrients in wild blueberries makes them a potent food. If you’re looking to improve your health, add wild blueberries to your diet today. Your body will thank you!
- Fantastic at helping to remove toxic heavy metals, radiation, DDT, pesticides, and other toxins.
- Anti-pathogenic. Wild blueberries are a helpful cancer preventative food and help protect you from disease.
- Highest proportion of antioxidants of any food on the planet.
- Powerful brain food.
- Potent prebiotic
- Contain powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
- Stabilize and control blood sugar levels.
- Excellent weight loss food due to their high fiber and protein content which can boost the metabolism and promote lean muscle mass.
- Are known to help soothe and cleanse the colon as well as absorb toxins while strengthening peristaltic action.
- Provides a great source of energy and can help you feel energized with sustaining energy all day long.
- Chia seeds are also effective in boosting immunity and preventing infections.
03. Chia Seeds
Chia seeds are a fantastic superfood that contains numerous health and healing benefits. They are a rich source of protein, vitamins E & B-complex, and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, boron, zinc, strontium, and iron.
They are higher in omega-3 fatty acids than any other food and are known to be particularly beneficial for chronic inflammation, heart disease, brain function, cancer, and autoimmune diseases.
Chia seeds have been shown to improve heart health by reducing cholesterol levels and blood pressure and by helping to prevent atherosclerosis.
They are also effective in stabilizing blood sugar levels, which can help to prevent or manage diabetes. Chia seeds are a good source of fiber, which can promote regularity and help to reduce constipation.
The high antioxidant content of chia seeds makes them an excellent food for preventing or managing various types of cancer.
Chia seeds have also been shown to boost brain function and memory and improve cognitive performance in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
The anti-inflammatory properties of chia seeds can help reduce the symptoms of various autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease.
Coconut water is a unique beverage that has been used for centuries to hydrate and heal. This ancient drink can be found in some of history’s most notable moments, from being offered as an IV fluid by soldiers during World War II all the way up until today when people are still reporting miracles following diets rich with coconut!
Coconut meat (and the oil derived from it) is antipathogenic due to its lauric acid content combined with other antioxidants, so turn to coconut when you need antibacterial and antiviral food. When coconut drops from the stomach into the intestinal tract, it kills off any pathogen it touches. Plus, its medium-chain fatty acids break loose other fats and aid in pushing them out of the body.
Coconut is also a natural way to ease anxiety and hypertension. The lauric acid present in coconut has been shown to increase serotonin and dopamine levels in the brain, which helps improve mood and relieve stress. Coconut is also a good source of electrolytes, which can help to regulate blood pressure.
So next time you’re looking for a natural way to boost your health, reach for some coconut!
- Coconuts are antipathogenic
- Provides vital glucose and critical mineral salts, including potassium and sodium, to the bloodstream.
- Incredibly helpful for people with hypoglycemia and other blood sugar disorders, including diabetes.
- Critical for people with over or underactive adrenals.
- Coconut water can greatly benefit people with Parkinson’s, and it’s also a must for those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.
- Helping to prevent the onset of seizures.
- Offers special support for eye conditions.
- A natural way to ease anxiety and hypertension
New to the smoothie bowl?
What exactly is a smoothie bowl? Smoothie bowls are the ultimate upgrade to a traditional smoothie. Consumed in a bowl instead of a cup. The most significant difference between a regular smoothie and a smoothie bowl is that it has toppings. Such as granola, seeds, and dried fruit, whereas regular smoothies do not.
Are smoothies nutritious?
Smoothie’s can be very nutritious. For an example, when created with a base of frozen fruit with various nutrient-packed add-ins, such as Chaga mushroom (in this recipe), nutrient-filled greens, seeds, almond milk, or coconut water.
Furthermore, you can tailor your smoothie to a specific diet. Such as veganism, plant-based, or high protein, preferentially if you have food allergies or medical and health conditions. Nonetheless, People prefer to eat different types of food for many reasons. However, eating for wellness is just one determinant behind the food choices we make every day. Indeed, this makes a homemade smoothie bowl super unique – we have options. We choose what is best for our health while still enjoying a delicious treat.
Energy Blend Smoothie Bowl with Chaga mushroom Recipe
- ½–1 cup - Plant-based milk like almond milk
- 2 cups - Frozen organic mango chunks
- 1 scoop (1.5g) - Chaga mushroom powder
- ½ cup - Frozen organic pineapple chunks
- 1 - organic frozen banana
Energy Blend Topping
- Wild Blueberries
- 1 Tbsp - Organic chia seeds
- 1½ Tbsp - Coconut shreds, organic
- 2 Tbsp - Chopped nuts of your choice /or/ roasted shelled pumpkin seeds
How to get a thick smoothie
The key to getting a nice thick smoothie is using fewer liquids and frozen ingredients. It’s important to use frozen fruit when making a smoothie bowl, so the texture comes out thick and creamy like yogurt.
You can either make this Energy Blend Smoothie Bowl using a high-speed blender or a food processor.
If using a food processor, pulse the ingredients together, scraping down the sides as needed.
HOW TO MAKE A SMOOTHIE BOWL
1. Using a high-speed blender, add the organic frozen sliced mango, Chaga mushroom powder, pineapple chunks, banana, and Plant-based milk (1 cup for a thinner smoothie and ½ cup makes for thicker) and blend well until smooth.
2. Next, pour the smoothie into a bowl and top with chia seeds, blueberries, your choice of nuts or roasted shelled pumpkin seeds, and organic coconut shreds.
Did you know?
Food that requires chewing triggers the release of cleansing digestive enzymes, making for a further fulfilling meal. So swap in your straw for a spoon and have a delicious treat perfect for breakfast, lunch, or anytime you need more fruit and veggies in your life.
Enjoy this healthy smoothie loaded with superfoods that you can enjoy with a spoon!
- Boosts Energy
- Combats Fatigue
- Increases Stamina
- Elevates Endurance
- Enhances Productivity
- Promotes Cardiovascular Health
Four other great smoothie bowl ingredient options try:
- Aloe Vera juice - Aloe helps with dehydration + has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic properties.
- Licorice Root - Licorice Root is an important adrenal restorative + incredible energy booster.