Beauty, color, texture and fun. Smoothie bowls really are a step up from regular old smoothies. While they can be enjoyed at any time of the day, they are that quintessential breakfast option that will put a smile on any health-conscious person’s face. Here are 36 of the most vibrant, creative, and, of course, nutritious, smoothie bowl recipes going around…
Smoothie Bowl Recipes
Butternut Squash Smoothie Bowl – This gluten-free, vegan smoothie option is packed full of nutrients. It is rich in powerful beta-carotene, which is a provitamin that is converted into vitamin A in the body. Beta-carotene has a range of health benefits, from strengthening immunity to improving eye and heart health. This smoothie bowl is made with banana, mango, apricots, butternut squash, unsweetened almond milk and either lemon or orange.
Tropical Smoothie Bowl – This is another vibrant, sunny breakfast smoothie bowl to kick start your day. It is made with bananas, mangoes, pineapple, almond milk and shredded coconut. If you like pina coladas, this has a similar tropical, coconuty taste – ideal for summer!
Chocolate & Strawberry Smoothie Bowl – Simple and elegant, this pretty in pink smoothie bowl is another great summer option, when strawberries are in season, but you can also freeze your strawberries in summer and enjoy this recipe all-year-round. After all, chocolate and strawberries works any time of the year! It is made with strawberries, plain yogurt (try natural Greek style), unsweetened vanilla almond milk, honey and a range of delicious, nutritious toppings, including cacao nibs, sliced strawberries, granola, and chocolate-covered strawberries.
Anti-Inflammatory Blackberry Overnight Oats Smoothie Bowl – This is a chunkier smoothie bowl variation, because it is not blended. However, if you’d rather it smooth, you can simply blend the ingredients. Otherwise, you can follow the recipe, which involves preparing it the night before and allowing the oats to soak up all the goodness, ready for the morning! The recipe calls for blackberries, unsweetened almond or oat milk, dates, cinnamon, wheatgrass, rolled oats and chia seeds. It also comes with a list of tasty and nutritious topping ideas, including pomegranate seeds, wheatgrass powder, hemp, flax or chia seeds, berries and nut butter.
Loaded Strawberry Smoothie Bowl – This ice pink smoothie bowl is super simple, quick and easy to make. Start with strawberry yogurt, but you can make your own healthier version by blending strawberries and natural unsweetened yogurt. The recipe also calls for almond milk (again, go for unsweetened), fresh strawberries and crushed ice. You can then decorate with assorted fruits, nuts and granola.
Red Velvet Smoothie Bowl – This beautiful deep red smoothie bowl is naturally dyed and naturally nutritious. It is made with banana, beet, vanilla Greek yogurt or Icelandic yogurt, cacao powder, coconut milk, and toppings, including strawberries, raspberries, coconut cream and cacao nibs.
Spirulina Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl – This smoothie bowl looks complicated, but it is actually very simple, calling for just four base ingredients! They include the incredibly powerful spirulina powder, bananas, peanut butter (make sure you get 100%), and coconut milk. Then you can add any toppings you like to it – some healthy and handy go-to toppings include berries, nuts and granola.
Strawberry & Banana Smoothie – This classic flavor pairing of banana and strawberries never fails to please. With the added benefit of being a protein drink, it is a great option to start the morning with. It is especially beneficial if you are vegetarian or vegan, to give you a good hit of protein first thing in the morning. The recipe calls for milk of your choice, such as almond or soy, frozen strawberries, banana, ice cubes, protein powder, agave nectar (but you can substitute with honey or maple syrup if you’re not a fan of agave), and toppings, such as berries, banana, granola and coconut flakes.
Nice Cream Breakfast Bowl – This vegan but creamy tasting smoothie bowl is a beautiful lavender color. It has vitamin-rich ingredients, fiber-rich chia seeds and plenty of minerals and antioxidants to boot. The recipe calls for frozen bananas, frozen blueberries, coconut milk, granola, chia seeds and nectarines or peaches.
Four Smoothie Bowls – This video shows you how to make four delicious, nutritious and very different smoothie bowl recipes to suit your different cravings and the different seasons.
Raspberry & White Chocolate Smoothie Bowl – You’ll definitely want to click into this recipe and check out how beautifully the blogger has presented this smoothie bowl! Picture-perfect, but actually very simple to make, the recipe includes frozen bananas, frozen raspberries, coconut cream, coconut sugar and coconut milk powder, plus toppings.
Beetroot & Raspberry Smoothie Bowl – You can imagine the stunning, rich color beets and raspberries make in a smoothie, can’t you? This very healthy, wholesome breakfast includes frozen berries, frozen banana, raw beets, agave syrup (but you can substitute with honey or maple syrup), and cashew rice milk, plus, of course, toppings of your choice, like granola, extra berries, coconut flakes and nuts.
Tropical Smoothie Bowl – This is another tropical smoothie bowl, but with different ingredients for a slightly different take on a classic. The recipe calls for passionfruit pulp (make sure it’s a natural one), honey, banana, pineapple, water, strawberries, kiwifruit, mango and coconut flakes. Note: when a smoothie bowl recipe calls for water, you can always substitute for coconut water to get that extra little dose of nutrients.
Mocha Nut Winter Smoothie Bowl – People usually think of smoothie bowls as a summer breakfast, but this coffee and chocolate-filled recipe is just the kind of pick-me-up you need in those dark winter months. The recipe calls for frozen bananas, almond butter, cocoa powder, coffee, ice cubes and maple syrup. Topping options include slivered almonds, shaved chocolate, cacao nibs, coconut flakes, coconut milk, cocoa powder and rose petals.
Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl – This nutrient dense smoothie bowl is vegan and gluten-free. It is a beautiful lilac color and calls for just two ingredients – purple sweet potato and milk! Go for unsweetened almond milk or hazelnut milk. You can also add a spoonful of coconut yogurt if you want a little extra flavor.
Pink Passion Probiotic Smoothie Bowl – As the name suggests, this smoothie is very beneficial, with probiotic drink kombucha and mineral-rich maca. As well as those two ingredients, the recipe calls or pitaya, a dragon fruit smoothie packet, red berries and banana. Topping suggestions include raspberries, strawberries, chia seeds, cacao nibs and coconut flakes.
Chai Smoothie Bowl – This smoothie includes a chai tea infusion, which is both delicious and cleansing. The recipe calls for unsweetened non-dairy milk, like almond, hazelnut or coconut, a chai tea bag, frozen banana, dates, nut or seed butter, protein powder, pure vanilla extract and a pinch of salt. Topping suggestions include banana, granola, seeds, nuts and cinnamon.
Pitaya Smoothie Bowl – This pretty hot pink smoothie bowl is made with frozen pitaya, frozen raspberries, Greek yogurt, almond milk, granola, chia seeds, pomegranate seeds and fresh raspberries. It has a bit of protein, plenty of fiber, some probiotics and a whole lot of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to fuel your morning.
Raspberry & Nutella Protein Smoothie Bowl – Okay, so we know Nutella is not the healthiest thing in the world, but everything in moderation. Alternatively, you can make your own healthy Nutella, which calls for hazelnuts, almond milk, maple syrup and vanilla extract, or similar. There are a few different variations floating around the internet, and they are very easy to find if you want to try that! Other than Nutella, this recipe includes unsweetened almond milk, frozen raspberries, ice cubes, protein powder, honey and toppings, such as fruit, granola, chocolate chips or extra Nutella. Note: depending on how much of a sweet tooth you have, you might not need to add the honey into the smoothie bowl, because the Nutella and raspberries add plenty of sweetness.
Strawberry Smoothie Bowl With Chia Seeds – This recipe is bursting with colors and flavors, and is packed full of nutrients. It is made with nourishing natural ingredients, perfect all-year-round. They include milk of your choice, frozen strawberries, blueberries (frozen if they’re not in season), dates, vanilla extract, kiwi, granola, strawberries and chia seeds.
Chocolate & Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl – This has all the makings of a decadent dessert, but it’s incredibly nourishing and nutritious – perfect for when you feel like indulging but don’t want to get a sugar high. The recipe calls for unsweetened almond milk, frozen mixed berries, frozen banana, cocoa powder, maca, chia seeds, unsweetened roasted coconut butter, and cacao nibs and fresh berries for topping.
Orange & Arugula Smoothie Bowl – This is a very powerful smoothie bowl that includes vegetables – one being a dark leafy green. The recipe includes orange, arugula, banana, Greek yogurt, cauliflower florets, parsley, lemon juice, chia seeds and water.
Green Smoothie Bowl – This mean, green, immune boosting machine is made with chia seeds, linseeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, coconut flakes, flaked almonds, cinnamon, maple syrup or honey, bananas, avocado, mango, spinach, milk, almond butter, mint leaves, and toppings of your choice.
Mango Smoothie Bowl – Back to sunny yellow to brighten your mornings, this tasty mango-flavored smoothie bowl is a summer favorite. The recipe calls for peaches, honey, mango, coconut water, lemon and ginger.
Raw Raspberry Buckwheat Porridge – This pretty lavender colored smoothie bowl is about as superfood-rich as you can get. It is made with buckwheat groats, frozen raspberries, unsweetened almond milk, almond butter, dates, chia seeds, ground flaxseed, cinnamon, hazelnuts, frozen berries, mulberries, goji berries, hemp seeds and nut butter.
Cranberry & Orange Smoothie Bowl – Oh, so vibrant, this vitamin C-rich smoothie bowl is ideal if your immune system is feeling a little weak. The recipe calls for cranberries, frozen banana, oranges, vanilla, cinnamon, yogurt, pomegranate arils and paleo granola dust.
Three Smoothie Bowl Recipes – This blog includes three delicious nourishing smoothie bowls. The first is a banana and vanilla flavored bowl, which is made with almond milk, raw cashews, banana, flax meal, vanilla powder, pomegranate, dried strawberries and blood orange. The second calls for banana, protein powder, almond milk, chai tea, tahini, dried turmeric, cinnamon, flaxseed, and dried vanilla. And the third is made with buckwheat groats, oats, coconut, flaxseed, banana, peanut butter (100%), cacao powder, cinnamon, dates, almond milk and muesli.
Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie Bowl – Fuel your mornings with a good dose of protein! This smoothie bowl is made with unsweetened almond milk, peanut butter (again, make sure it’s the 100% stuff, not blended with cheap oils), frozen blueberries, ice cubes, protein powder and granola.
Matcha Smoothie Bowl – Matcha is the strongest form of green tea, which means this smoothie bowl gives you massive hit of powerful cleansing antioxidants that are great for you – inside and out (particularly your skin!). The recipe calls for banana, kale, mango, matcha powder and coconut milk.
Raspberry Licorice Smoothie Bowl – If you need a little help getting your bowels moving in the mornings, then this licorice smoothie is just want you need. Simple to make, it includes hulled hemp seeds, lemon juice, banana, frozen raspberries, plant milk and raw licorice powder.
Purple Protein Smoothie Bowl – Last, but definitely not least, this pretty purple smoothie bowl has lots of flavors and nutrients, including protein, fiber and vitamins. The recipe calls for banana, protein powder, frozen blueberries, spirulina, coconut water, almond milk, pumpkin seeds, coconut, granola and peppermint extract.