Blueberry & Acai Smoothie

Blueberry & Acai Smoothie

For the Inner Hipster

Ingredients

2 x 125g punnets blueberries
200g frozen unsweetened acai pulp, coarsely chopped
1 medium frozen banana, peeled & coarsely chopped
1/ 3 cup (80ml) apple juice
1 tablespoon maple syrup, to sweeten (optional)

Granola:
1/4 cup (25g) gluten-free rolled oats
2 tablespoons flaked almonds
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon coconut oil, warmed
1 teaspoon maple syrup

Topping:
2 tablespoons finely chopped pistachios
2 tablespoons goji berries
2 teaspoons cacao nibs

Method
Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
To make the nut granola, combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl and toss to coat. Spread onto a baking tray. Bake for 10–15 minutes, until golden. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
Place one and a half punnets of the blueberries in a blender. Add the acai, banana and apple juice. Blend until smooth and creamy. Sweeten with maple, if desired.
To serve, pour the blueberry and acai smoothie into two wide shallow bowls. Arrange the granola, remaining blueberries and topping ingredients decoratively on top.

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