A nutritious smoothie bowl!

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A smoothie in a bowl?  Yep!

A nice nourishing smoothie bowl of 1 cup of kefir, 1.5 cups coconut water, 1 banana, 1 avocado, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, 1 cup strawberries, and 1 cup of blueberries all blended together.  Add more or less coconut water to your liking.   Then top off with homemade granola and some dried fruit.  I used dried cranberries and blueberries.

Granola:
•1 cup oats
•1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
•1/2 cup pecans
•1/4 cup almond butter
•1/4 cup maple syrup
•1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1 tablespoon dried cranberries
•1 tablespoon dried blueberries

*Preheat oven to 300°.
*Combine oats, pumpkin seeds, and pecans in a bowl and set aside.
*Mix almond butter, maple syrup, and salt in a small bowl and heat in microwave for 20 seconds.  Or mix together in a sauce pan on the stove over med – high heat until it’s heated all the way through and starts to get thinner and easily pourable.
*Once almond butter mixture is done, pour over oat mixture and mix till everything is coated.
*Spread mixture into a thin layer on a rimmed cookie sheet and bake stirring every 10 minutes for about 30 minutes.

**30 minutes makes it soft and not too hard and crunchy. I like it crunchy but a soft crunch.  So cook it as short or as long as you want until you get the crunch you want.  Just be careful not to burn it.

Servings: 4 small bowls with some extra granola

Time: 45 min

In happiness and health!  XO!!

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