Beautiful breakfast bowl

This combination of warm porridge with a green smoothie, fresh fruits and flowers is easy and quick to make and keeps you full for hours. 

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I was about to go out for a long hike, so I figured an energising breakfast would be in order. I also longed for something pretty to eat. Enter: the beautiful breakfast bowl.


For the oats:
⅓ cup oats
1 cup water
Cook the oats in the water until tender.

For the green smoothie: 
3 ripe bananas
1 tsp wheatgrass powder
1 tsp maca 
⅓ tsp lucuma
½ tsp chlorella
½ tsp spirulina
¼ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp turmeric
¼ tsp ginger

For the topping:
2 cups fresh blackberries
1 tsp hemp seeds
1 tbs coconut butter (not the same as coconut oil)
and some edible flowers – for example, violets, roses, nasturtiums, lavender, hibiscus, borage, calendula…


Cook the oats in the water until tender
Blend smoothie ingredients together and pour the mixture in a bowl.
Top with the cooked oats, blackberries, hemp seeds, coconut butter and edible flowers.

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Irina Verwer
Irina VerwerIrina Verwer is a yoga teacher, somatic and Ayurvedic coach, vegan chef and writer. Besides teaching Hatha, Vinyasa and Restorative yoga classes on EkhartYoga, she's written two yogic cookbooks and leads workshops, retreats, private classes and (online) coaching sessions. Irina also offers online courses for yoga teachers on the EkhartYoga Academy.