It’s that time again—time to enjoy the glorious sights, smells and tastes of our local farmer’s markets. And there’s no better way to celebrate the diverse colors and flavors from the fields than this Farmer’s Market Smoothie Bowl, overflowing with fresh fruits and, yes, even veggies! This lovely bowl is the perfect balance of whole food nutrition with protein, healthy fat and fiber to keep you feeling satiated until your next meal. You can add extra strawberries, blueberries, peaches or roasted cashews on top, as well as toasted coconut chips and granola—these two take the smoothie bowl to the next level with their yummy crunch.
Feel free to make this smoothie your own, trying out different options depending on what fruits you find at your next trip to the farmer’s market. Buying in-season, fresh, ripe produce and freezing will yield the most flavorful vibrant smoothie. If you cannot find it fresh you can buy frozen, but you may need to adjust the sweetness. Enjoy!
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Farmer’s Market Smoothie Bowl
1/2-3/4 cup water
1/2 cup frozen fresh cherries, pitted
1/2 frozen fresh peach, peeled and cut into large cubes
1/4 cup frozen fresh strawberries
1/2 cup fresh squash, cut into large cubes
5.3 oz. cherry Greek yogurt, plant-based if desired
1 oz. roasted unsalted cashews
1 spear frozen fresh pineapple
2 Tbsp. oats, gluten-free if needed
Combine ingredients, in the order listed above, in a high powered blender. Start with 1/2 cup of water and blend on high until smooth consistency, about 1 minute. If smoothie is too thick, add 1/4 cup of water at a time until desired consistency is achieved. Pour in a bowl and layer with toppings of choice.
Leigh-Anne Wooten, MS, RDN/LDN, FAND, is the founder and chief nutrition officer of Behind the Label, LLC. She has a master’s degree in nutrition science and is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Wooten is an executive advisor who helps companies ensure that their health and wellness brands are fact- and evidence-based. She’s also a mom of two toddler sous chefs.