Low-carb Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl is a great way to start the day without a sugar rush, but with energy to make it through the morning.
This quick and easy recipe is part of the Atkins low-carb lifestyle – a long-term, healthy eating approach focused on high-fiber carbohydrates, optimal protein and healthy fats. The plan also aims to reduce levels of refined carbohydrates, added sugars and the “hidden sugar effect” – when carbohydrates convert to sugar when digested. You don’t see the sugar, but your body does.
In Atkins: Eat Right, Not Less learn more about the Hidden Sugar Effect and how to avoid it. Get real-life tips for creating a low-carb kitchen and for setting achievable goals. You’ll see how easy it is to eat right—not less—to reach your weight-management goals and achieve optimal health.
Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl
- ⅓ c plain protein powder
- 1 c plain yogurt
- ¼ c water
- 8 oz spinach or kale
- ¼ c almond butter
- ½ c fresh or frozen strawberries
- 2 Tbsp chopped almonds
- 2 Tbsp ground flaxseed
- In blender, blend protein powder, yogurt, water, spinach or kale and almond or peanut butter until smooth. Divide between two bowls.
- In straight lines, sprinkle strawberries, almonds and flaxseed over smoothie bowls.
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