If you have been reading KHGS for a while, you will know what a big green smoothie fan I am. You will also probably know that I like to eat my smoothies, rather unusually for some, from a bowl. I find that this helps me to slow down my eating (leading to improved digestion) and making me feel fuller. I also enjoy ‘bulking up’ my smoothies with the addition of toppings. To make this not quite as frosty as my normal smoothies I left out the ice for a lovely room temperature treat. To make this take-to-work friendly, just bottle up your smoothie, pour into a bowl at work and add your toppings (taken to work in a little tub or jar). You might get some strange looks but you’ll be the one laughing when you have glowing skin and great immunity from all the greens!

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Apple Green Smoothie (in a bowl) – serves 1, vegan

  • 1 apple
  • 3 handfuls of spinach
  • 1 cup of Alpro unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder or 1/2 cup of Alpro vanilla pouring yoghurt
  • 1/4 – 1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon

Blend all ingredients together until smooth and thick (you might need to stop the blender and push down the ingredients and then blend again). Serve in a bowl topped with granola, chopped nuts, seeds, dried fruit or nut butter. I used some tahini and my amazing Sweet and Salty Nutty Topping.

Here’s all of my Alpro #deskfest recipes:

No 1 – Super Mega Green Smoothie

No 2 – Vanilla Pouring Yoghurt with Berries and Sweet and Salty Nutty Topping

No 3 – Warm Chocolate Hazelnut Mocha Protein Shake

No 4 – Almond Chia Seed Pudding with Warm Cherries

Have you tried eating a smoothie from a bowl before? I’ve really enjoyed trying to think a little outside the box when it comes to healthy breakfasts you can eat at your desk! What would be your perfect deskfest?