How To Make A Refreshing Collagen Powder Smoothie Bowl

mbg Beauty and Lifestyle Senior Editor By Alexandra Engler
mbg Beauty and Lifestyle Senior Editor
Alexandra Engler is the Beauty and Lifestyle Senior Editor. She received her journalism degree from Marquette University, graduating first in the department.

Right about now, we're all craving a bit of tropical vacation, no? As the summer days roll along, and travel is at a standstill (more or less), a far away getaway seems out of the question. It may not a one way ticket to white sand and ocean waves, but this smoothie bowl is about as refreshing as a beachside vacation; with one bite, you'll practically feel a warm breeze through your hair and your complexion start to illuminate.

Well, the latter might not be in your imagination. This bowl is filled with good-for-skin ingredients thanks to mbg's grass-fed collagen+.* Collagen is the oh-so-important structural protein that keeps our skin looking firm yet supple. But collagen starts declining as we age, as well as due to things like oxidative stress.

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That's why adding a collagen supplement to your skin care routine is such a vital part of your overall skin care goals: Your body is able to benefit from hydrolyzed collagen supplements, where the amino acids (or, what makes up collagen supplements) travel all over providing your cells with essential nutrients.* In the case of the skin, it's been shown in clinical studies that collagen supplements are able to promote collagen and elastin production, as well as maintaining healthy moisture levels and smoothing fine lines.*

Pretty impressive skin care benefits considering all you had to do was add two scoops to a smoothie bowl.

The below recipe is so you can follow along with the video, but just know if you don't have all the same toppings or would rather swap in another frozen fruit, by all means! Think of this as a guided suggestion, which you can riff off of. The real mainstay is the power-packed collagen powder; as long as you've got your two scoops of that? You can glow on.

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Tropical Smoothie Bowl With mbg grass-fed collagen+ 

Yields: 1 serving 

Prep time: 10 minutes 

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups frozen mango 
  • ½ cup frozen pineapple 
  • ½ cup yogurt of choice
  • ½ cup coconut water 
  • 2 tablespoons mbg grass-fed collagen+ 
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Directions

In a blender, add all ingredients and blend until smooth. Transfer to bowl and garnish with toppings. 

Some suggested garnishes:

  • Garnish
  • Mango
  • Coconut flakes
  • Dried goji berries
  • Dragonfruit
  • Gooseberries
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Bee pollen
  • Flaxseeds

Recipe by Tyna Hoang.

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