Cashew Rose Water Raspberry Smoothie Bowl a creamy delicious, smoothie bowl with no sugar added with exotic flavor of rose water and rose petals.
If you are looking for smoothie bowl with no sugar added and that taste delicious and filling, then try this Cashew Rose Water Raspberry Smoothie Bowl. It is made with wholesome ingredients.
To increase the pink hue, we may need to add more raspberries as they tend to lose their color. If you are cashew nut fan, then this is one smoothie bowl that you are going to love. It has both cashew milk and cashew butter as it uses whole cashew nuts.
How to make this Cashew Rosewater Raspberry Smoothie Bowl
You need following ingredients
Raw cashew nuts: yes, raw cashew nuts roasted will not work here. Also, you need to soak 2-4 hours to make them easily digestible. Because it contains phytic acid, which is the main source of phosphorus, it will bind minerals in the digestive tract which inhibits the absorption of certain minerals, such as iron and zinc, calcium, magnesium, and manganese. Best results are obtained by soaking them in warm water.
Raspberry: I used fresh raspberries. You can use frozen raspberries if you want.
Banana: Frozen banana which not only gives creaminess but also adds sweetness to the smoothie bowl
Dates: Only two were used and that adds natural sweetness to the recipe.
Rosewater: Rosewater when combined with cashew nuts and raspberry gives out unique middle eastern flavor.
Topped with edible roses, cacao nibs and roasted pistachio nuts.
Cashews are loaded with incredible health benefits and boasts impressive nutrient content too. They are over 60% monounsaturated fat and are especially rich in oleic acid, the same acid you find in healthy fats like olive oil and avocados.
Since carbs in cashews are quite high, they are only good in ketosis .According to USDA, a 1 oz. serving of cashews contains It has about 12 grams of total fat, 8 grams of total carbs ,7 grams of net carbs and 5 grams of protein.
In addition to heart-healthy fats, cashews also deliver important vitamins and minerals such as copper, manganese and Vitamin K and Vitamin E. It is known to decrease bad cholesterol, help to reduce the blood sugar, and also aid in weight management by reducing hunger pangs.
Raspberry: If Cashew Nuts has high carb, Raspberries are on the other hand are low in calories but high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They may protect against diabetes, cancer, obesity, arthritis, and other conditions and may even provide anti-aging effects. Raspberries are easy to add to your diet and make a tasty addition to breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert.
Banana adds regular dose of potassium requirements of daily intake, along with fiber and magnesium.
Dates serving of 2 Medjool dates contains: 100g calories with carb about 31g , sugar of 27g. fiber of 3 g. Medjool dates are a known to be good source of Selenium, Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium and copper
Rose water adds flavor as well as exotic smell to this Cashew rosewater raspberry smoothie bowl.
If you want little more pink hue add more raspberries or even a piece of cooked beets will enhance the color.
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Cashew Rosewater Raspberry Smoothie Bowl
- ½ cup raw cashew nuts You need to soak the cashew nuts for at least 2-4 hours
- 1 ¾ cup water
- 1 cup raspberries
- 1 small banana
- 2 dates
- ¼ tsp rose water
- 2 tbsp pistachio
- 2 tbsp edible rose petals if you have buds in hand use that
- 2 tbsp Cacao nibs
- First soak ½ cu raw cashew nuts in 1 cup water and set aside for 2-4 hours at least
- Once cashew nuts are soaked, then add washed cashew nuts, raspberries, banana, dates and rose water into a blender and process well.
- Transfer to serving bowl and top with pistachio, edible rose petals, and cacao nibs.
This is Swathi ( Ambujom Saraswathy) from Zesty South Indian Kitchen who loves to explore cuisines from all over the world. Whenever possible I try to to give an Indian touch to several of the world cuisine, and has weakness for freshly baked bread. All the recipes you see here are created by me and approved after taste-test by my family.