Cocoa Protein Bowl

by Kiran on May 5, 2015 · 17 comments

in Breakfast/Brunch, Chocolate, Smoothie

You know what annoys me?

The fact that its Tuesday and all I want to do is cancel all my appointments for the day and curl up longer in bed. Having a wishful thought for a helper that would magically appear and makes the best cup of tea, prepare breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between.

Le sigh.

Cocoa Protein Bowl | @KiranTarun http://kirantarun.com/food
Some days are best savored slowly and fuss-free. Enters smoothie bowls. It’s the best breakfast or snack that can be prepared in a jiffy and devoured with less fuss as well.

And this is basically what I’ve been devouring lately. Truth.

Cocoa Protein Bowl | @KiranTarun http://kirantarun.com/food

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Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 250 grams of silken tofu, drained
  • 2 very ripe bananas, frozen
  • 1/2 cup soy milk
  • 2 heaping tbsp of cocoa powder

optional: 1/4 cup frozen raspberries & 2 heaping tbsp chocolate protein powder

toppings: fresh berries, cocoa nibs, edible flowers, bee pollen

Directions:

  1. Line a large strainer with layers of cheese cloth. Add silken tofu and leave to drain for at least 15 minutes.
  2. Add all ingredients into a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.
  3. Divide into two servings and top it with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

 

Cocoa Protein Bowl | @KiranTarun http://kirantarun.com/food
Off to window shop because that is what you all should also be doing on a very busy Tuesday. Nothing like taking a routined life and turning it upside-down, all in the name of joy!

Are you a fan of smoothie bowls? What’s your favorite recipe?

 

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1 Monica May 5, 2015 at 1:09 PM

I need to try a smoothie bowl. This looks beautiful! I enjoy all the ingredients individually so I can see myself digging right into this! Have a joyful, unexpected day! ; )
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2 Rosa May 5, 2015 at 1:10 PM

Wonderfully nutritious and so delicious!

Cheers,

Rosa
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3 Angie@Angie's Recipes May 5, 2015 at 1:25 PM

I need one too. It looks so beautiful and delicious.
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4 Ash-foodfashionparty May 5, 2015 at 1:42 PM

Looks absolutely pretty. I would enjoy a smoothie bowl if looked and tasted like this. Perfection. Have a beautiful day my dear.

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5 sue|theviewfromgreatisland May 5, 2015 at 8:19 PM

I can’t take my eyes off this, the colors just glow! Sharing and pinning!
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6 Crista May 5, 2015 at 9:54 PM

oh, it’s so pretty – and yes, please let me stay in bed with a pretty protein bowl ALL DAY LONG!!

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7 Shibi@FlavzCorner May 6, 2015 at 12:35 PM

Wow that’s an appealing bowl of goodness!! I too feel the same some days that I don’t even want to move a cup in my kitchen. I guess we all need some idle time though to rejuvenate the mind.
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8 Daniela May 8, 2015 at 5:16 PM

Kiran, this looks sinfully delicious and I would gladly give in to temptation 🙂
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9 Lizzie {strayed table} May 8, 2015 at 8:34 PM

YUM! Your smoothie bowl looks fantastic, almost like chocolate pudding. So going to try your recipe and like you said perfect for a lazy day when you just wish you had another set of hands around the house.
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10 Daniela @ FoodrecipesHQ May 10, 2015 at 6:13 AM

Silken tofu and chocolate, a combo I’ve been wanting to try for a while now. The way you garnished the bowl is super cute 🙂
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11 Raymund May 13, 2015 at 3:37 PM

Wow that looks really pretty, love that to start my day
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12 Carol at Wild Goose Mama May 13, 2015 at 6:15 PM

My tummy doesn’t get along with tofu, but this looks sooooo creamy. Of course you presented it unbelievably beautifully. Mmm a double adverb—oh well. Laughing.
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13 cquek May 14, 2015 at 3:26 AM

i can definitely admire them from here. 🙂
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14 Laura (Tutti Dolci) May 18, 2015 at 10:39 PM

How pretty are these bowls! You had me at cocoa ;).
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15 Hannah May 21, 2015 at 3:34 PM

Wow. This recipe looks a lot like a chocolate mousse I make but with bananas. I’ll have to try it your way! Beautiful photos – seriously. Eye-catching beautiful.

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