PSA: 2016 is HERE, and it鈥檚 time to make good on all those resolutions you made a few weeks ago. You know鈥 those resolutions to hit the gym every day, drink more water, go to bed earlier and eat healthier. Well, good news! We鈥檝e teamed up with our friends at Almond Board of California to bring you an awesome post-workout recipe that will be all the motivation you need to get your sweat on!

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Introducing our Healthy Smoothie Bowls With Almond Granola. These guys are the perfect thing to blend up after a killer gym session. The smoothie base is loaded with fresh fruit and almond milk, and the homemade granola is full of energy-giving protein from almonds and chia seeds. Read on for the recipe鈥 and get ready to power up your 2016!

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Ingredients:

  • 3 cups oatmeal
  • 2 cups聽whole natural聽almonds
  • 1 cup shaved coconut
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup聽honey
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • raspberries
  • blackberries
  • blueberries
  • 1 1/4 cups almond milk
  • whey protein powder

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9脳13 baking sheet. Chop almonds. In a large bowl, combine oatmeal, chopped almonds, coconut, chia seeds, honey, coconut oil and almond extract. Stir to combine. Pour onto your sheet pan and bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally with a spatula. Remove from the oven and let cool.

2. Combine 3/4 cup ice, 1 handful raspberries, 1 handful blackberries, 1 handful blueberries, almond milk and 2 scoops whey protein powder in a blender. Blend until smooth and pour into 2 bowls.

3. Top your smoothie bowls with granola and fresh fruit of choice. Enjoy!

  1. smoothiebowls_2Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9脳13 baking sheet. Chop almonds.
  2. smoothiebowls_3In a large bowl, combine oatmeal, chopped almonds, coconut, chia seeds, honey, coconut oil and almond extract. Stir to combine.
  3. smoothiebowls_8Pour onto your sheet pan聽and bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally with a spatula. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  4. smoothiebowls_5Combine 3/4 cup ice, 1 handful raspberries, 1 handful blackberries, 1 handful blueberries, almond milk and two scoops whey protein powder in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  5. smoothiebowls_6Pour smoothie base into two bowls.
  6. smoothiebowls_9Top your smoothie bowls with granola and fresh fruit of choice.
  7. smoothiebowls_10The more colorful, the better!
  8. smoothiebowls_14Now THAT looks like one delish聽post-workout聽treat.
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Berries on berries on berries.

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And check out that granola! The almonds and whole grains will keep you powered up until your next sweat sesh. We promise.

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Here鈥檚 to a healthy 2016!

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This post is a collaboration with Almond Board of California.