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Admit it… Smoothies and smoothie bowls flood our Instagram feeds every day, all day. We see these beautifully decorated bowls, and now people on Instagram are now making gorgeous layered smoothies, with different colors and flavors stacked in an ultra satisfying way. These are the supermodels of smoothies! This is a trend I’m loving and had to take my stab at it. The first few times were hard. But, it’s gotten easier and easier each time I make them. I’m putting together a vblog on exactly how to make them. Until then, here’s one recipe I’m loving!
With layered smoothies, You basically have to make different types of smoothie, preferably with brightly colors and then mute them down to create an ombre effect, pouring each one carefully into a glass.
What You’ll Need
for the bottom layer: 1/2 cup blueberries 2 tablespoons coconut milk (from a carton– like almond milk) 1/3 frozen avocado 1/3 cup black sesame seeds 1/3 cup cashew milk 1 date, pitted
for the middle layer: 1/4 cup blueberries 2 tablespoons coconut milk (from a carton– like almond milk) 1/3 frozen avocado 1/4 cup black sesame seeds 1/3 cup cashew milk 1/2 date, pitted
for the top layer: 1/3 avocado 2 tablespoons coconut milk (from a carton– like almond milk) 1/2 date, pitted a dash of cinnamon
Toppings: coconut flakes, black sesame seeds, hemp seeds
1. In a blender, combine all ingredients for the bottom layer. Blend until smooth. Pour 3/4 of the mixture evenly into two 16 ounce glasses.
2. Place glasses into the freezer for at least 20 minutes to harden. If you don’t do this, your smoothie layers will mush together.
3. Once chilled, make your middle layer. In a blender, combine all ingredients for the middle layer with 1/4 of the mixture left from the first layer. Blend until smooth. Slowly pour over the bottom layer using a funnel.
4. Place glasses into the freezer for at least 15 minutes to harden.
5. Once chilled, make your top layer. In a blender, combine all ingredients for top layer. Blend until smooth. Slowly pour over the middle layer using a funnel.
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