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Published: 10th of February 2021 by – Last Update: 12th of October 2023

Another classic but great breakfast idea is the good old smoothie bowl. You can consider it as a great boost for your vitamins and antioxidants as this breakfast is focuses around fruit. Learn how easy it is to create your own smoothie bowls in just minutes.

A smoothie bowl does not need to be expensive

Nowadays very popular is the açai bowl. Açai in the end is nothing but a fancy berry. If you‘re not in South America, you usually can find them either frozen or buy them in a powdered form online. Açai berries are quite healthy themselves, but bring a bitter taste.

If you want to create your own smoothie bowls, you don't depend on fancy berries that get shipped across the planet. You can make use of what is produced locally. You can consider Berries to be among the healthiest foods available. So better make use of them. Which ones you choose, doesn’t really matter. As a rule of thumb: They are all awesome, but the darker they are, the more bioactive substances they contain. So I recommend checking out your local supermarket and look for frozen berries you like.

Rounding up the nutrients

As we already have the bowl filled with so many vitamins and antioxidants, we can use their properties to boost the absorption for some important minerals like iron and zinc. Sneak in some oats, seeds and other healthy grains before or after blending. As usual, flax and chia are great ways to boost your Omega 3 fatty acids.

Variety is everything

Yes you can take my recipe literally, work gram by gram and follow each ingredient. But this type of bowl offers so much variety. Fruits are interchangeable, you can add grains, you can add seeds you like. Add spices like cinnamon, vanilla or even ginger. Once you get routine on the basic idea, your imagination is the limit.

smoothie bowl

Create your own Smoothie Bowls

The easy way to get your Vitamins in control
4 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine International
Servings 1
Calories 645 kcal

Video

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients

The Basics

  • 150 g Frozen Berries Any type you like
  • 1/4 Mango
  • 1 Apple
  • 40 g Rolled Oats
  • 1 tbsp Chia Seeds
  • 1 tbsps Flax Seeds
  • 1 Banana

The Decoration

  • 50 g Berries
  • 20 g Nuts
  • 1 pinch Coconut Flakes

Instructions

  • It’s pretty straight forward actually. All you want to do is create a thick cream from your fruit and other ingredients. Both the ice from the frozen berries, as well as the starchy content of the oats and seeds help binding the smoothie bowl. So give whatever ingredient you like into the blender as well.
    Blender filled with oats and frozen berries
  • Move everything into your bowl and start decorating with fruit and nuts. Usual suspects are berries, Bananas, nuts and coconut flakes. But in the end... who cares? Go for what you love!
    decorating a smoothie bowl
  • That looks lovely! Enjoy!
    the finished smoothie bowl
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Nutrients per serving

Nutrition Facts
Create your own Smoothie Bowls
Amount per Serving
Calories
645
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
23
g
35
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Sodium
 
14
mg
1
%
Potassium
 
1131
mg
32
%
Carbohydrates
 
106
g
35
%
Fiber
 
22
g
92
%
Sugar
 
45
g
50
%
Protein
 
15
g
30
%
Vitamin A
 
766
IU
15
%
Vitamin C
 
39
mg
47
%
Calcium
 
163
mg
16
%
Iron
 
5
mg
28
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords Breakfast, Fruit, Vegan
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