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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

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I have to admit, being a food blogger is awesome! Being invited to some of Sydney’s newest cafes to try out their favourite dishes, experimenting with food photography, and of course eating all the time – what could be better?

Well, it does have its downfalls. I love food and I love eating, but Sydney’s food trends tend to revolve around freak shakes, and burgers, and doughnuts – but rarely clean, wholesome food. So maintaining a balanced diet can be so difficult. Lately I have been experimenting with healthier food options, food that is for one tasty, but also nourishing. So, I thought I would share one of my favourite smoothie bowl recipes with you.

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

You will need

For the muesli

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/3 cup puffed rice
  • 2 Tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil

For the smoothie

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup rice milk
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp peanut butter
  • 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
  • 5 cubes of ice
  1. Mix all the dry ingredients for the muesli together, then add the wet ingredients and mix until combined.
  2. Add a thin layer to a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes at 180 degrees celsius, or until golden.
  3. leave to cool while you make the smoothie.
  4. For the Smoothie, add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Add to a bowl and decorate with muesli and whatever else you wish. I added melted sugar-free chocolate, banana, mango and some goji berries.
  6. Enjoy the guilt free goodness!

 

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Kelly’s Bar and Grill | Bondi Junction

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Kelly’s Bar and Grill is a South African-style restaurant located on level 6 of Bondi Junction Westfield. Now, don’t be put off by Kelly’s location, as this spot had city views! Level 6 of Westfield Bondi Junction is a foodies dream – some of the best spots including Bondi Pizza, San Churro and New Shanghai all in the one location, overlooking Sydney’s city and Bondi.

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Easy Lane, Windsor

 

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Windsor is a place I have always had fond memories of. I see it as a bit of a ‘country’ escape from Sydney city – however its not too far out, it took me about 30 minutes to get too from my house in Sydney’s Hills. I think it’s so important to escape Sydney every now and then for some peace of mind and relaxation – Well let me tell you my afternoon at Easy Lane was one of the most relaxing afternoons I have had in a long time!

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