Kefir Bowl Breakfast

Probiotic rich kefir gives you a great start to your day. The fruit and toppings turn this into a nutrient rich and protein packed breakfast or post workout snack.

  • 1 cup plain kefir
  • ½ bananas
  • 1 cup blueberries; divided use
  • Chia seeds
  • Coconut flakes
  • Toasted slivered almonds

Combine the kefir, banana and ¾ cup of blueberries in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a bowl and top with remaining blueberries, 1 tablespoon of chia seeds, coconut chips or slivered almonds.

Yield: 1 Serving
Nutrition Breakdown: Calories: 300, Fat 9g (2g saturated fat), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 0mg, Carbohydrate 48g, Fiber 12g, Protein 15g
Percent Daily Value: 0% Vitamin A, 60% Vitamin C, 6% Iron, 10% Calcium
Carbohydrate Choice: 3 Carbohydrates
Diabetes Exchanges: 2 Fruit, 1 Milk, ½ Medium Fat Meat, 1 Fat

Note: Kefir has a tart flavor similar to plain yogurt. The banana and berries sweeten this up ---but if you need more sweetness consider adding 1 pitted date (70 calories, 15g sugar, 1 ½ g fiber) or 1 teaspoon honey (20 calories and 5g sugar).