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Four Fun & Healthy Smoothie Bowls

by Sasha Chinchar

Breakfast is not only one our favorite times of the day, it’s also the most important meal. Starting with a nutritious breakfast will jump-start your morning. For some, a nice warm savory breakfast hits the spot, while others like something fast, filling and refreshing. If you’re in the latter category, do yourself a favor and try a breakfast smoothie bowl, stat!

Just like a regular smoothie, you can put just about anything in a smoothie bowl. But what makes smoothie bowls really stand out are the toppings. Here are some delicious recipes we found from top wellness and food bloggers.

Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie

Photo from BuildYourBite.com

Skip your usual morning protein shake and put your protein in a bowl. This recipe from Build Your Bite is easy enough for smoothie bowl beginners. All you need are some strawberries, a banana, protein powder and almond milk (or any type of milk that you like).

Top it with some strawberry slices, unsweetened shredded coconut and some chia seeds, as an added superfood, for a breakfast that’s energizing and filling. Click here for recipe.

Vegan Mixed Berry Smoothie

Photo from TheLittleBlogofVegan.com

Another super simple option is the Vegan Mixed Berry Smoothie from The Little Blog of Vegan. All you need are some bananas and mixed berries like blackberries, strawberries, raspberries and blueberries – the more variety, the better!

All berries are great sources of fiber and blueberries are packed with antioxidants. Use almond milk to keep this smoothie vegan-friendly and top it with more berries, desiccated coconut and dragon fruit balls. Click here for recipe.

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Photo from HowSweetEats.com

We can’t think of many things better than pairing chocolate and peanut butter. If you want your breakfast to taste more like a decadent yet healthy desert, this Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie from How Sweet Eats is right up your alley! With ingredients like unsweetened cocoa powder, chia seeds, hemp seeds, plain Greek yogurt and bananas, you can indulge without any guilt! Click here for recipe.

Green Smoothie Bowl 

Photo from AheadofThyme.com

Looking to pack even more nutrition into your morning menu? Try this green smoothie from Ahead of Thyme. It includes the smoothie banana, the smoothie staple, while adding avocado and spinach to the mix for a nutrient-dense breakfast that includes healthy fats, fiber, protein and plenty of vitamins and minerals. Top it with any chopped fruits, granola and nuts you want to give it an added crunch. Click here for Recipe.

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