Thrive with Every Bite: A Tropical Smoothie Bowl Powered by 99th Monkey's Salted Almond Butter

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Breakfast is the foundation of a thriving day. It sets the tone for your energy levels, focus, and overall well-being. But let's face it, a boring bowl of cereal just doesn't cut it anymore. You crave something delicious, nutritious, and Instagram-worthy – a breakfast that fuels your body and makes your taste buds sing.

Look no further than the Tropical Smoothie Bowl, a flavour explosion that combines the creamy richness of yoghurt and protein powder with the tangy sweetness of frozen mango and a touch of tropical paradise with fresh figs. This isn't just any smoothie bowl, though. We're taking it to the next level with the ultimate flavour bomb: a generous dollop of our brand new Salted Almond Butter.

This post isn't just about a delicious recipe (although, let's be honest, that's a pretty compelling reason to read on). It's about understanding why balanced nutrition is key to thriving. With the Tropical Smoothie Bowl, we're incorporating essential macronutrients – healthy fats, carbohydrates, and protein – to ensure your body has the building blocks it needs to function at its best.

The Tropical Smoothie Bowl: A Symphony of Flavours and Nutrients

Here's a breakdown of what makes this smoothie bowl a nutritional powerhouse:

  • Base: Frozen mango, almond milk, yoghurt, and vanilla protein powder. This combination provides a creamy texture, a refreshing sweetness from the mango, and a protein boost to keep you feeling full for longer.
  • Flavour Bomb: Fresh sliced figs. These beauties add a delightful textural contrast with their soft flesh and crunchy seeds. Figs are also a good source of dietary fibre and potassium, contributing to gut health and overall well-being.
  • Star of the Show: 99th Monkey's Salted Almond Butter. This is where the magic happens! Our new nut butter adds a decadent layer of creamy nuttiness with a touch of sea salt, creating an irresistible flavour contrast. Remember, healthy fats are essential for hormone regulation, brain function, and cell health.
  • Granola Sprinkle: A sprinkle of granola adds a satisfying crunch and a dose of complex carbohydrates for sustained energy.
  • Dried Gogi Berries: These tiny berries pack a punch of antioxidants and fibre, while their subtle sweetness complements the other flavours.

Thrive with Balanced Nutrition

We strategically chose each ingredient in this smoothie bowl for a reason. It's all about creating a balanced meal that provides your body with the essential nutrients it needs to thrive. Here's why each macronutrient is important:

  • Healthy Fats: Found in our Salted Almond Butter, healthy fats are crucial for brain function, hormone regulation, and cell health. They also contribute to a feeling of satiety, keeping you feeling fuller for longer.
  • Carbohydrates: Granola provides complex carbohydrates, which are the body's preferred source of energy. These carbs fuel your workouts, keep you focused throughout the day, and help regulate blood sugar levels.
  • Protein: Vanilla protein powder delivers a protein punch to help build and repair muscle tissue. It also contributes to feelings of fullness and keeps you feeling energised.

Beyond the Deliciousness: Why Breakfast Matters

The word "Thrive" isn't just a cute decoration on this smoothie bowl; it's a powerful reminder of why breakfast is so important. Here's why you shouldn't skip this crucial meal:

  • Boosts Energy Levels: After a night's sleep, your body's energy stores are depleted. Eating breakfast replenishes those stores, giving you the energy you need to tackle your day.
  • Improves Focus and Concentration: When you skip breakfast, your blood sugar levels can drop, leading to feelings of fatigue and difficulty concentrating. A healthy breakfast helps stabilise blood sugar and keeps your brain sharp.
  • Aids in Weight Management: Breakfast kickstarts your metabolism and helps regulate your appetite throughout the day. This can prevent overeating later on.
  • Provides Essential Nutrients: Breakfast provides an opportunity to fuel your body with essential vitamins, minerals, and fibre that it needs to function optimally.

Making the Tropical Smoothie Bowl: Your Guide to Thriving

Ready to create your own Tropical Smoothie Bowl and embrace the power of breakfast? Here's what you'll need:


  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • Fresh figs, sliced
  • Dragon fruit, sliced (we used cookie cutters to create the word 'THRIVE' out of the dragon fruit)
  • 2 tablespoons 99th Monkey Salted Almond Butter
  • Sprinkle of granola
  • Sprinkle of dried gogi berries

Fuelling Your Day for Success

Let's not forget the word prominently displayed on this masterpiece: THRIVE. Breakfast is the foundation on which your day is built. A healthy and balanced breakfast, like the Thrive Smoothie Bowl, sets you up for success by providing sustained energy, improved focus, and a sense of well-being that carries you through the morning and beyond.

So ditch the boring breakfast routine and embrace the Thrive Smoothie Bowl! It's a delicious and nutritious way to fuel your body and help you thrive throughout your day. Don't forget to share your creations with us on social media!

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