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Cocoa Reishi Smoothie Bowl

Serves 1 to 2

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    Cocoa Reishi Smoothie Bowl

    Delicious for breakfast or even an afternoon snack, this breakfast bowl is so thick and creamy, it looks and tastes like dessert! The real kick is the essential reishi mushroom powder, which is thought to contribute immune system support. On its own, it can be a bit bitter, but locked into this chocolatey dish, it’s definitely a winner. 

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    Reishi health benefits

    Reishi mushroom powder is well known for its immunomodulating components. This may be the reason that many people opt to include reishi powder in their diets to boost their health during cancer therapies. In Asian countries, it’s been used for thousands of years because of its suggested well-being and longevity effects.

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    Cocoa Reishi Smoothie Bowl

      Ingredients

      • 1 cup (250 mL) chocolate oat milk
      • 1/2 cup (125 mL) full-fat plain yogurt
      • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed
      • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed
      • 1/2 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
      • 1/4 cup (60 mL) unflavoured protein powder
      • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) raw cocoa powder
      • 1/2 to 1 tsp (2 to 5 mL) reishi mushroom powder
      • 2 tsp (10 mL) chia seeds (optional)

      Nutrition

      Per serving:

      • calories302
      • protein14 g
      • total fat16 g
        • sat. fat2 g
      • total carbohydrates32 g
        • sugars12 g
        • fibre9 g
      • sodium89 mg

      Directions

      01

      Optional toppings: granola, yogurt, shaved chocolate, sliced banana, fresh figs, and pomegranate seeds.

      02

      In high-speed blender, add all ingredients except toppings. Whirl at high speed until smooth and creamy. For a thicker consistency, whirl in chia seeds. For a thinner consistency, add more chocolate milk.

      03

      Transfer to serving bowl and add your choice of toppings.

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