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Green Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

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Green Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

Zissy Lewin
Green Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

Spirulina though confused with a plant is actually bacteria. It’s a cynobacteria (blue bacteria) which has a whole host of health benefits. Spirulina, a natural algae product is incredibly high in protein, in fact it has the highest concentration of protein (by dry weight) than any other food, consisting of 65-71% of protein depending on the variety. It contains all the essential amino acids making it a complete protein and is a good source of antioxidants, B-vitamins and other nutrients.


It is however potent tasting, so you want to go easy on the amount you’re using. I go for ½ to 1 teaspoon of spirulina so it doesn’t overpower the smoothie. Start with 1/2 teaspoon, taste and add more if you want. I used this green spirulina for this spirulina smoothie bowl, but any would work it would just alter the colour of the smoothie. For an added boost I included some Maca Powder which is great for recovery and hemp seeds for added protein.


It’s not the tastiest smoothie bowl I’ve made; but it’s really good for you and simple to make.


Green Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

Green Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

Packed with protein and nutrients this Spirulina Smoothie Bowl is perfect post workout for recovery.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Gluten Free, No Added Sugar, Vegan, Wheat Free
Servings 1 serving


  • 1/2 C almond milk
  • 1 banana peeled, sliced and frozen
  • 1 tsp spirulina powder
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1/2 tsp maca powder
  • fruit and coconut chips for topping


  • Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth
  • Top with fruit and coconut flakes. Eat immediately


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