Anneka's Mellow Yellow Smoothie Bowl

The sunshine to your cloudy days! Anneka from @atastyteaspoon shares her Mellow Yellow Smoothie Bowl recipe- a perfect start to any day. She includes all of our favs: mango, hemp hearts, almond milk, banana, goji berries, chia seeds, and Lil Bucks of course!

 

 

 

Alexa play Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles!

Mellow Yellow Smoothie Bowl

Mellow Yellow Smoothie Bowl

Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

Start your day out on a positive note with this bright yellow smoothie bowl by Anneka @atastyteaspoon! She incorporates all the goods: mango, hemp hearts, nana, almond milk. This smoothie bowl will have you beaming from the inside out.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1/2 cup almond milk to blend
  • 1 frozen nana
  • heaping tablespoon hemp hearts
  • top w/ banana, goji berries, chia seeds, and OG lil bucks!

Instructions

  1. Blend all your ingredients and top with banana, goji berries, chia seeds, and Lil Bucks.

Notes

Makes 1 serving.

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Fall Buddha Bowl

As the weather get’s cooler, and the days grow shorter, nothing beats cozying up with this warm Fall Buddha Bowl. A nutrient dense bowl that’ll fill up your belly and soothe your mind. Blanket, book and buddha bowl? I’m in.

 

Butternut squash is the mascot of fall. Is it not?? Every recipe should have butternut squash in it. And mix that with tahini, garlic and cumin… Wow just wow.

Fall Buddha Bowl

Fall Buddha Bowl

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Fall is synonymous to the words cozy and bowl. Like honestly, what is better than a cool overcast fall day spent reading and cozying up with a warm fall buddha bowl. And this bowl has all of your fav seasonal foods like butternut squash, lentils, and quinoa. So grab your fav book and get comfortable!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 a butternut squash, cut into half circles
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup green lentils
  • 3 stalks of kale
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp Coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp Hemp seed (or olive oil)
  • Toppings:
  • 1 tbsp Tahini (watered down If needed to drizzle)
  • 2 tbsp Lil bucks Buckwheat - original
  • 1/4 cup Broccoli Sprouts

Instructions

    Method:
    1. Pre heat the oven to 350F
    2. Cut butternut squash into 3 x 2cm thick half circles. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper and cumin. Bake squash for 20-30mins on a baking paper lined oven tray.
    3. Cook quinoa. Fill a saucepan with 1/2 cup water, add quinoa, bring to the boil. Once boiling turn off heat and put the lid on. Leave for 20 minutes to cook.
    4. Bring another saucepan of 1 cup or water to the boil, add lentils, cook for 20 mins or until lentils are soft. Drain the rest of the water, if any.
    5. Chop kale into 2 cm thick pieces - discarding the stalks.
    6. In a saucepan on a low heat, add coconut oil and garlic, sauté for 30 seconds then add kale and sautéed for 1-2 mins. Season with salt and pepper. Take off heat and set aside.
    7. Finely chop parsley. When the quinoa is cooked, add the hemp seed oil (or olive oil), season with salt and pepper (to taste) and mix through the parsley.
    8. To assemble, put the quinoa in the bowl in a section taking up 1/4, add the lentils next to the quinoa, the squash next to the lentils and the kale in the last 1/4 (as shown in photo).
    9. Top with sprouts and original lil bucks buckwheat and drizzle with tahini.

Notes

Makes 1 serving.

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Chocolate Peppermint Smoothie

Honestly, I’m a complete sucker for anything chocolate and minty. I always order the same ice cream- mint chocolate chip- EVERY TIME. No joke. So when I saw this new smoothie recipe, I was stoked! Literally, what is better than chocolate for breakfast?? Nothing. The answer is nothing.

 

 

 

This recipe makes me feel like a rebel because a recipe that incorporates chocolate into a healthy breakfast…. unheard of! But Danielle, our miracle worker, makes dreams come true. Grab your spoon! You’re going to want to try this.

Chocolate Peppermint Smoothie

Chocolate Peppermint Smoothie

I will consume everything and anything with chocolate in the name. It's a fact. I mean chocolate AND peppermint?! Yeah, I'll take 5 bowls of that please.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup steamed then frozen cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 cup steamed frozen purple potato
  • 1/2 cup frozen cucumber
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp mesquite
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein
  • 1 date
  • 1 tsp Peppermint extract
  • Frozen mint
  • Cinnamon
  • Handful of Kale
  • Handful of Romaine
  • Small handful of Sprouts (optional)

Instructions

    Blend and top with Original lil bucks!

Notes

Makes 1 serving.

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Danielle's Minty Greens Smoothie

Danielle makes eating your greens easier and tastier than ever before. This recipe combines all the nutritional value of spinach, kale, cauliflower, and papaya for a sweet treat yourself smoothie bowl. Your insides will thank you and your taste buds will be buzzing!

 

 

 

Honestly, I think it tastes better than it looks. If that’s even possible.

Danielle's Minty Greens

Danielle's Minty Greens

Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

Greens, Greens, Greens. We all know how important our greens are. Danielle created a simple but DELICIOUS smoothie recipe that makes getting your full serving of veggies EASY. Something that makes health tasty and effortless? I'm in.

Ingredients

  • 1 handful frozen Mint
  • 1/2 cup banana slices
  • 1 cup frozen cucumber pieces
  • 1/2 cup frozen riced cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup frozen papaya
  • 1/2 tsp essential medicinal minds eye (optional)
  • 1 tiny scoop Shilijit (optional)
  • 2 scoops plant based protein (I used Sprout Living Pro Collagen)
  • cinnamon to taste
  • Handful Spinach
  • Handful of Kale
  • 3/4 almond milk

Instructions

    1. Blend
    2. Top with match lil bucks and other crunchies if desired! I also added golden berries!

Notes

Makes 1 serving.

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Cinnamon Apple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

Does anything sound more fall themed than Cinnamon Apple Pumpkin Pecan muffins? I mean seriously, cinnamon, apple, pumpkin and pecan? That sums up all my diet until around December…. then I shift to chocolate and candy canes!

 

 

 

These bit sized muffins have the consistency of zucchini bread, mixed with a touch of of a cinnamon roll sweetness. Pair these with some warm apple cider and you have yourself the perfect autumn mid afternoon treat!

Now sit back, relax and watch “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”.

Cinnamon Apple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

Cinnamon Apple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

Nothing screams FALL more than this delicious Cinnamon Apple Pumpkin Pecan Muffin recipe. The perfect treat after a day spent apple picking or carving pumpkins!

Ingredients

  • • 1/2 cup of cinnamon lil bucks⁣⁣
  • • 1/2 cup oat flour⁣⁣
  • • 1/4 cup almond flour⁣⁣
  • • 1 tsp pumpkin spice
  • • 1 tsp baking powder⁣⁣
  • • 1/4 tsp baking soda⁣⁣
  • • 2 flax eggs (2 Tbsp ground flax, 5 Tbsp water)⁣⁣
  • • 1/2 cup pumpkin purée⁣⁣
  • • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce⁣⁣
  • • cup (or more) pecans⁣⁣
  • ⁣⁣
  • Topping:⁣⁣
  • • 4 dates, pitted and soaked⁣⁣
  • • 1 Tbsp neutral nut butter
  • • Cinnamon ⁣⁣

Instructions

    1. Make your flax eggs, set aside.⁣⁣
    2. Pit and soak dates.⁣⁣
    3. Grind up lil bucks to a flour (or just slightly textured).⁣⁣
    4. In one bowl, combine all dry ingredients. ⁣⁣
    5. In another bowl, combine wet ingredients.⁣⁣
    6. Roughly chop pecans.⁣⁣
    7. Preheat to 350°F.⁣⁣
    8. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Mix well. Fold in pecans.⁣⁣
    9. Line a muffin tin with baking cups and bake for 15 minutes. (Silicon cups make it easy!)⁣⁣
    10. While the muffins bake/cool. Make the date topping. In a food processor, blend dates, cinnamon and nut butter.⁣⁣
    11. Once cooked, top with date mix and more lil bucks! ⁣⁣
    ⁣⁣

Notes

You may store these muffins in the fridge. Makes 8 servings.

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie Bowl with Cacao Bucks

Happy, happy Monday folks! It’s a great day to have a great day. And you know what starts a day off on the right note…. a BOMB smoothie bowl! Danielle’s sorcerous foodie skills are on full display with this Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie Bowl with Cacao Bucks. Just try to say no to this. JUST TRY.

 

 

 

Physically, I’m drooling while writing this blog post. Mentally, I am cozying up next to this smoothie bowl on some tropical island without a care in the world.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie Bowl with Cacao Bucks

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie Bowl with Cacao Bucks

Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

Happy 21st of September! What better way to celebrate this iconic day than with a Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie Bowl with Cacao Bucks for breakfast. I mean chocolate and strawberries?! YUM. Now Alexa, play September by Earth, Wind & Fire.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup frozen steamed Japanese sweet potato
  • 1 cup frozen riced cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup frozen steamed zucchini
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • Handful of spinach
  • 1 Tbsp cacao nibs
  • 1 date
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 scoops Sprout Living Chocolate Maca
  • Strawberries (for topping)
  • Cacao Lil Bucks

Instructions

    1. Blend smoothie until thick!
    2. Top with strawberries and Cacao Lil Bucks!

Notes

Makes 1 serving.

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Matcha Mint Avocado Bowl with Matcha Bucks

There was a time in my life when I had never even heard of matcha…. what a sad time that was. Matcha is so versatile and with its abundance of health benefits you’d be crazy not have it! Danielle’s Matcha Mint Avocado Bowl is beyond delicious and will soothe your body from the inside out.

 

 

 

Honestly once I saw the words avocado and matcha in the same recipe, I immediately fell in love. I mean literally how could you deny yourself this dream health bowl? Let us what you think!

Matcha Mint Avocado Bowl with Matcha Bucks

Matcha Mint Avocado Bowl with Matcha Bucks

Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 6 minutes

Avocado and matcha..... matcha and avocado..... need I say more?! Good luck scrolling past this recipe! Your body will thank you for this one later!

Ingredients

  • Handful of spinach
  • 2-3 Tbsp coconut cream
  • 3 Tbsp matcha latte mix
  • 1 Tbsp ground flax
  • 1/2 cup frozen mint leaves
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1/2 cup frozen riced cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup frozen steamed zucchini coins
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein
  • 1 cup liquid (water or nut milk)
  • Optional: extra boosts (I used 1/2 tsp Essential Medicina adrenal support and 1/2 tsp 1/2 tsp E3Live AFA)
  • Matcha Lil Bucks

Instructions

    1. Blend
    2. Pour
    3. Top with all the matcha Lil Bucks

Notes

Makes 1 serving.

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Danielle's Sriracha Bowls

September has arrived and fall weather is just around the corner. As the leaves change color and the weather becomes cooler, warm food is a MUST. Danielle’s new Sriracha Bowl is sure to keep your insides warm, and your taste buds even HOTTER for this recipe.

 

 

 

I mean sriracha and lil bucks? who knew how versatile buckwheat could be?! Danielle proves how buckwheat can be used for any meal of the day, and adding a little crunch makes everything better.

Lil Bucks Sriracha Bowl

Lil Bucks Sriracha Bowl

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

The versatility of buckwheat never fails to amaze me. I mean I seriously cannot think of a mealtime where buckwheat could not be used. Thank you Danielle for sharing this delicious vegetarian sriracha bowl, the perfect meal for a cool fall day.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped tempeh
  • 1 Tbsp Wildbrine probiotic sriracha
  • 1 Tbsp original bucks
  • Oyster mushrooms
  • sesame oil
  • coconut aminos
  • spinach
  • Bok Choy
  • Brown rice noodles
  • Green onion
  • Black sesame seeds
  • More sriracha for topping

Instructions

    1. Marinate your tempeh and buckies in sriracha for 15-30 minutes.
    2. Steam bok choy until soft. Once soft, add a handful of spinach and lightly steam for the base of bowl.
    3. Sautéed oyster mushrooms in sesame oil and coconut aminos.
    4. Boil water and add brown rice noodles.
    5. Chop up green onions
    6. Make your bowl!! Top with sesame seeds and more sriracha

Notes

Makes 1 serving.

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Danielle's Crunchy Yogurt Bars

Name a better combo than Lil Bucks and yogurt…. Seriously! It’s a match made in heaven. And Danielle has taken this up a notch by making crunch yogurt bars. This super simple recipe is a quick and delicious way to start your day or a perfect mid afternoon energy boost.

Blackberries, blueberries, almond butter, yogurt and some O.G bucks and man you have yourself the best excuse for a snack break! Honestly once I saw that there was almond butter in the mix I. was. sold.

2:00pm could not come faster!

Crunchy Yogurt Bars

Crunchy Yogurt Bars

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 11 minutes

Proper snacking is essential when WFH and let me tell you, Danielle's Crunchy Yogurt Bars do not disappoint. Blackberries, blueberries, yogurt, almond butter and O.G bucks.... yeah I'm drooling.

Ingredients

  • • 2 containers (~10 oz) of plain plant based yogurt
  • • 1/2 cup blueberries⁣
  • • handful of blackberries⁣
  • • 1/2 cup original Lil Bucks
  • • almond butter⁣

Instructions

    1. Line a baking dish with parchment paper.⁣
    2. Spread yogurt out to desired thickness (you may or may not use entire dish)⁣
    3. Add the fruit, press down gently.⁣
    4. Add lil bucks and top with almond butter drizzle.⁣
    5. Freeze overnight. Cut and enjoy! Store in freezer!⁣

Notes

Makes 10 pieces.

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Tropical Greens with Clusterbucks

Danielle of @cacaoforcoconuts is back at it again you guys! This time she’s sharing a delicious smoothie that’ll make you LOVE eating your fruits and veggies! I mean pineapple, papaya, mango, kale, AND vanilla protein? SAY. NO. MORE.

 

 

 

Once you have all of your lovely ingredients, you’re going to blend them all together. And then enjoy as your body rejoices over the taste and all the vitamins it’s taking in! Thank you Danielle for this lovely recipe!

Tropical Greens with Clusterbucks

Tropical Greens with Clusterbucks

Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

Your body is going to be thanking you for weeks for all the vitamins in this tropical greens smoothie made with clusterbucks! Not only is it filling and nutritious, but it tastes incredible too! I mean c'mon anything with papaya and mango has to be delicious right?

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/2 cup mango
  • 1/2 pineapple
  • 1/2 cup papaya
  • 1/2 cup fresh cucumber
  • 1/2 cup zucchini
  • Handful of kale
  • Handful of spinach
  • 1/2 tsp BrainOn
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein

Instructions

    Blend it all up and top with cluster bucks for the perfect crunch!

Notes

Makes 1 serving.

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