PB & J SMOOTHIE BOWL >> reinventing a childhood favorite

Oct 01, 2020

I didn't grow up eating peanut butter & jelly sandwiches but I can certainly get behind the concept!

While I am calling this smoothie PB&J, there's actually no jelly in this recipe! It's the frozen raspberries combined with the peanut butter that reminds me of this classic combination - in smoothie form, of course. I love topping the smoothie bowl with a crunchy cereal which adds that "toasted bread" type crunch and flavour to the creation!

This smoothie gets a boost a protein boost from Greek yogurt and flavourful protein powder. The winning combination of protein, fibre from the raspberries, and fat from the peanut butter is sure to keep you satisfied for hours!

You can enjoy the smoothie as is but I prefer it in a smoothie-bowl form. I topped it with fresh raspberries for a boost of color and Kashi cereal and peanuts for extra crunch, texture, and nutrition.


PB & J SMOOTHIE BOWL

 

Nutrition Facts are for the base recipe without the optional toppings!


INGREDIENTS

SMOOTHIE:
  • 1 cup (140g) frozen raspberries
  • 1 tbsp (15g) peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup (125g) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 scoop (15g) vanilla protein powder
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk or water*
  • pinch of salt

*if you want this recipe to be a smoothie instead of a smoothie bowl then use 1/2 cup of milk or water instead of 1/4 cup.

OPTIONAL TOPPINGS

  • 1 tablespoon (10g) chopped peanuts
  • 1/4 cup (50g) fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup (25g) Kashi cereal or homemade granola

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine the smoothie ingredients into your blender until well combined. You may have to stop and scrap down the sides with a spatula!
  2. Pour the smoothie mixture into a bowl and top with cereal or granola, raspberries, and peanuts.
  3. Enjoy!

F4 FORMULA

If you follow the F4 Formula we use in our group programs and 1:1 coaching, this recipe breaks down as:

  • PROTEIN: plain Greek yogurt and protein powder
  • FIBRE-FILLED CARB: Kashi cereal or homemade granola to top
  • FAT: peanut butter and peanuts on top
  • VOLUME: frozen raspberries
  • FREEBIES: splash of unsweetened milk


I WANNA KNOW!

Did you try this recipe or a variation of it? Comment below! Snap a photo and tag us on Instagram so we can see your creation!

PS: looking for more smoothie ideas? Try our Red Velvet Smoothie or Vanilla Blueberry Smoothie.

 

 

 

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