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Start Your Day Right With These 7 Smoothie Bowl Recipes

The Best Way To Enjoy Your Healthy and Delicious Breakfast

What does breakfast look like for you?

Is it a pair of hashbrowns, two sunny sides up eggs with bacon, and a warm mug of hot chocolate? Is it a heaping stack of pancakes complete with assorted berries and jams along with a tall glass of soy milk?

Or is it often just a bowl of whole wheat cereal that you prepared in a hurry, or worse, a quick glance at your bare table and a mental note that you should prepare breakfast the day?

Breakfasts are quite often the most overlooked meals of the day. There is a saying that you should eat like a king for breakfast, lunch like a prince, and a pauper at dinner, and yet few people actually take time to sit down and enjoy their first meal of the day.

Breakfasts may not be the ideal time to indulge but you can certainly make it more fun and enjoyable without sacrificing convenience. The answer: smoothie bowls.

What are Smoothie Bowls?

Smoothie bowls are one of those food trends that has taken Instagram by storm. These colorful, energy-boosting, fruit bowls deserve all the hype and more. Now, you don't only get to enjoy looking at gorgeous, picturesque food, but you get to eat this healthylicious treat as well!

A smoothie bowl begins with a thick blend of nutritious, healthy breakfast food, fresh fruits, freeze-dried berries, veggies, oats, and yogurt are among your many choices. Compared to smoothies you may be used to sipping through a straw, smoothie bowls are thicker, with an ice cream consistency that you et with a spoon.

When you pick a colorful base and top it with artful wholesome toppings, you can make your own homemade smoothie bowls and share it with your friends and family online.

Nutribullet offers many smoothie bowl recipes that you should definitely check out for beginner smoothie bowl makes and for those looking for creative ideas on how to spice up their homemade smoothie bowl recipes.

Mother Earth Green's Smoothie Bowl

Show Mother Earth and your body some love with this Green Smoothie Bowl! Top the nutrient-rich green smoothie base with nuts, seeds, granola, or fresh fruit of your choice.


  • 2 cup Spinach
  • 1 cup Kale – or chard
  • ½ Avocado
  • 1 Banana, frozen
  • 1 cup Almond Milk, unsweetened
  • 2 tbsp Cashew Butter, plain w/o added salt

Just add the ingredients in the order listed and blend until smooth. Top your bowl with granola, chopped almonds, raspberries, or any other toppings of your choice and enjoy this prime concoction!

Pitaya Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

Known as pitaya, dragon fruit, and strawberry pear, people can't seem to get enough of this vibrant, tropical fruit! Since most tropical fruits can be a bit pricey when they're fresh, we like using frozen pitaya – available in your supermarket's freezer aisle 365 days a year. Not only does the red or pink variety offer bold, beautiful color to your favorite smoothies and smoothie bowls, it also delivers immune-supporting antioxidants and about 4 grams of fiber in a one-cup serving.


  • 1 cup Dragon Fruit (Pitaya), frozen puree
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple, frozen
  • 1/4 Avocado
  • 2 Dates pitted
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Water
  • 1/2 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 2 tbsp Coconut, unsweetened flakes
  • 1/3 cup Ice – optional

Add ingredients to your NutriBullet cup in the order listed and blend until smooth. Transfer your smooth blend to a bowl and garnish with toppings of your choice - or one tablespoon of unsweetened coconut flakes, one tablespoon of pumpkin seeds, and fresh pineapple slices, if desired.

Chocolate Banana Smoothie Bowl

Who said you can't have chocolate for breakfast? Chocolate and bananas are a match made in heaven. Not only do they taste amazing together, but they also give you a mighty boost of energy to help you power through the day. This protein-packed smoothie bowl will keep you nice and full, too.


  • 1 Banana
  • 1 cup Almond Milk, unsweetened
  • 2 tbsp Greek Yogurt, plain, non-fat
  • 1/4 cup Oats, rolled, gluten-free
  • 1 tbsp Chia Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Cacao Nibs
  • 2 tbsp Cacao Powder

Add the ingredients in the order listed and blend until smooth, for about 30 to 60 seconds. For best results, refrigerate the blend for 30 minutes to thicken. Top with banana slices, cacao nibs, hemp seeds, and oats to get that Instagram-perfect shot!

Carrot Mango Smoothie Bowl

Smoothies are excellent for on-the-go, but sometimes you just want to sit down in a comfy chair and savor a bowl of decadent goodness. For mornings that aren't too hectic, treat yourself to this sweet and satisfying Carrot Mango Smoothie Bowl. Sweet carrots work wonders for your eyes and mangoes provide your body with an immunity boost. Enjoy it with toppings, such as walnuts, sliced mango, and carrot ribbons, for texture and extra flavor!


  • 1 Carrot
  • 1/2 cup Mango, fresh, pitted
  • 1 cup Almond Milk, unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt, plain, non-fat
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tbsp Coconut, unsweetened flakes
  • 2 tbsp Oats, rolled, gluten-free
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground

Add all the ingredients in the order listed above and blend until smooth for about 30 to 60 seconds. Top your smoothie bowl with cinnamon, walnuts, raisins, sliced mango, and carrot ribbons and enjoy!

Patriotic Smoothie Bowl

Beautiful to look at, this vibrant smoothie bowl is chock full of fiber and vitamin C thanks to the frozen raspberries. Like all smoothie bowls, you can get creative with the toppings – but to get that sense of patriotism so early in the morning, choose a combination of red, white, and blue.


  • 2 cup raspberries, frozen
  • 1 Banana, frozen
  • 1/2 cup Almond milk, vanilla, unsweetened
  • 1 tbsp Chia Seeds

Add the first four ingredients in the order listed above and blend until smooth for about 30 to 60 seconds. Top your smoothie bowl with fresh blueberries, watermelon chunks, and coconut flakes to really feel the land of the free and home of the brave vibes.

Tropical Mango Smoothie Bowl (serves 2)

If you prefer sitting down and enjoying your smoothies with a spoon rather than drinking them through a straw, then this smoothie bowl is for you! Incredibly smooth and creamy, the Tropical Mango Smoothie Bowl is also packed with vitamin C, fiber, and other nutrients that work wonders for your immune system.

Best of all, this recipe requires only four ingredients to give you a burst of tropical flavors, like mango and coconut! Top this bowl off with flaked coconut, extra chia seeds, fresh mango slices, or whatever toppings you like.


  • 3 cup Mango, frozen chunks
  • 1 1/3 cup Coconut Milk, vanilla, unsweetened
  • 1/2 tsp Stevia
  • 1 tbsp Chia Seeds

Thaw the frozen mango slices for 15 minutes, or until slightly softened. Add the ingredients in the order listed above and blend until smooth, for 1 minute. Scoop the blended smoothie into bowls and top with coconut flakes, chia seeds, fresh mango slices, and other toppings.

Green Clover Smoothie Bowl

Who needs a four-leaf clover when you could make this refreshing smoothie bowl? It's loaded with all the greens you need to feel great throughout the day.

Spinach is an excellent source of calcium and vitamin K, which helps promote bone health. The mint also improves digestion and can help with stomach cramps and headaches. If the heart-healthy almonds in the bowl aren't enough, feel free to add more sprinkled over the top, along with any of your other favorites, like other nuts, coconut flakes, granola, and more!


  • 1 cup Spinach
  • 5 Mint
  • 1 cup Mango, fresh, pitted
  • 10 Almonds
  • 1 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Water
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk, unsweetened
  • 1/4 cup Coconut, unsweetened flakes
  • 1 tbsp Chia Seeds

Add ingredients in the order listed above and blend until smooth for about 30 to 60 seconds. Pour the blend into a bowl and top with your favorite toppings, enjoy!

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