To celebrate the arrival of Spring, this smoothie bowl has soft pastel hues, flowery textures, juicy fruits and sweet flavours….. full of health-giving ingredients to start any day with a ‘Spring’ in your step 😉 It’s got courgette which makes any smoothie super creamy, mango and strawberries to sweeten and lots of texture in the buckwheat groats and chia for that crunch, not to mention a bit of hidden turmeric and black pepper for an anti-inflammatory boost….

Mango, Courgette & Almond Smoothie Bowl with Strawberries

The Balanced Kitchen
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1



  • 1 courgette washed, ends removed, quartered
  • 2 tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 tbsp oats
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • 0.5 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 pinch black pepper


  • 5 strawberries tops removed and chopped in half through the middle
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate pips
  • 1 handful coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp buckwheat groats

Cashew Cream

  • 1 tbsp cashew butter mixed with a few tbsp water to make into a cream


  • Place all the smoothie ingredients into the blender and blitz until smooth (about 1 minute in a high-speed blender). Add a little water if needed for ease of blending.
  • Pour the mixture into a bowl and top with all the topping ingredients followed by a drizzle of cashew cream.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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