UPDATED: Deconstructed Green Smoothie Bowl

green-smoothie-bowl with bananas

UPDATE: My Deconstructed Green Smoothie Bowl has been one of my most popular recipes. Healthy, fun and packed with nutrients, readers are loving this different take on a traditional smoothie. The below recipe is updated in partnership with with more healthy, science based information on why bananas, a key ingredient in this smoothie, are such a great fruit that you should be adding to all of your smoothies!

Green smoothies. They’re all the rage. And rightfully so – they’re packed with healthy fruits and vegetables, you can customize them to your preference, add ‘super foods’ and proteins, use them to recover from workouts, and in one tasty glass you can get most of your daily intake of vegetables that you need for a healthy diet.

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Deconstructed Green Smoothie Bowl

Green Smoothie Bowl

Green smoothies. They’re all the rage. And rightfully so – they’re packed with healthy fruits and vegetables, you can customize them to your preference, add ‘super foods’ and proteins, use them to recover from workouts, and in one tasty glass you can get most of your daily intake of vegetables that you need for a healthy diet.

If I’m being honest, and those that know me know that I’m usually honest to a fault and wear my emotions very clearly on my face, I don’t drink nearly enough green smoothies. Or smoothies in general.

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Deconstructed Bacon Cheeseburger Bowl

Bacon Cheeseburger Bowl

Bacon cheeseburgers. There’s no doubt about it – they’re delicious. And riddled with calories, carbs and fat! However, when you break down a bacon cheeseburger into a deconstructed bowl you can thoughtfully pay attention to each ingredient to create a bacon cheeseburger bowl that is low calorie, low carb AND low fat!

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Deconstructed Veggie Lasagna Bowls

I’m officially throwing my hands up and surrendering – I am a vegetable hoarder. Between my garden, the farmers market, the grocery store, and taking veggies from co-workers who bring extras in, I am admitting that I have a problem.

On the bright side, my veggie hoarding problem has meant that we are eating so many more vegetables, and I have to say that I thought we already did a pretty good job eating veggies.

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Deconstructed Chicken Cordon Bleu Bowl

There’s something about putting ham and swiss into a sandwich or chicken that makes it taste amazing. It’s really so simple, but when cooked correctly the combination is magical.

My first life changing “ham and cheese” sandwich was when I had my first Croque-Monsieur in France at the age of 17. It was in a simple little cafe, I was struggling to speak my classroom French, and still playing it safe when ordering off the menu.

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Deconstructed Quesadilla Bowls

Quesadilla Bowl

I haven’t met a person in my life that doesn’t have a weakness for Mexican food. Whether it’s the entirety of the cuisine in general or one dish in particular, I feel like Mexican food is just universally loved. One of the most popular dishes that has transcended Mexican restaurant menus and found it’s way onto menu’s of all types of cuisines is quesadillas.

Just like fish tacos, quesadillas are a dish that can be made so many different ways, with so many different ingredients.

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