Grounding Smoothie Bowl
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'Maca is the ground, a nugget of gold,

A marriage elements awesome behold

Radiant sunlight, earth steady and stable

A body tuned in, strong, responsive and stable' 

The Magic of Superfoods - Peter and Beryn Daniel

Maca is an incredible superfood that is beautifully grounding in our for our Root chakra. It is specifically great for women, as a hormonal support, a natural aphrodisiac and it enhances fertility.

Paired with beetroots rich red antioxidants and hibiscus mood improving qualities this is a great one for us women.

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Ingredients:

4 bananas

200ml warm water

Half a beetroot juiced

Half a cup frozen blueberries

A handful of dried hibiscus flowers

1 tsp baobab powder

1 tsp maca

1/2 teaspoon pea protein

1 tsp Rosehip powder

2 Tablespoons macadamia butter

1 tablespoon chia seeds

Method:

Measure out about a cup of warm water and soak your hibiscus flowers in the water while you prep your toppings. I haven't included the toppings in the ingredients list as you can really add whatever you have - I have added the chia seeds and macadamia butter but you can also add those into the smoothie. Remember that you can have fun with smoothies.

I use an Omniblend V for multiple smoothies and a Nutribullet - both of which I love for different reasons and both of which you can get on Faithful-to-nature 

Put in the bananas - you can use frozen bananas and less water if you would like a more ice cream textured bowl - add in all the superfoods ingredients and blend. 

To get the patterns on mine I gradually added ingredients and took some out as the colour changes. So first I did just the bananas, water and superfoods, put some aside, then I added the blueberries, put some aside and then I added the hibiscus water and beetroot juice. You can put the different colours into squeeze bottles and make swirls of colour, then run a tooth pick through the swirls.

I topped mine with dried persimmons, raw beetroot, banana, blueberries, macadamia butter, my hydrated hibiscus flowers and chia seeds. Have fun and play around!!

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