Berry Coconut Smoothie Bowl

By Rena |

Jumpstart your morning with this Berry Coconut Smoothie bowl recipe. Move over boring breakfast cereal, this super easy to make smoothie bow is loaded with antioxidants.

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Easy Berry Coconut Smoothie Bowl Recipe

When you’re tired of eating the same thing for breakfast, just know that this berry smoothie bowl recipe is going to be a winner. They are quick and easy to make and so delicious. This Smoothie Bowl will give you all the fruit servings you need for one day. Start your morning out with a fruity smoothie full of antioxidants and fiber.

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The sweet-tart flavor of mixed berries, mingle with tasty coconut to give your taste buds a wake-up call, like no other. While this Berry Coconut Smoothie Bowl recipe makes an amazing breakfast to help you start your day, they are also great for keeping you energized through lunch, or any time of day, really.

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What is a smoothie bowl

A smoothie bowl is pretty much the smoothie you sip from a cup but placed in a bowl instead. It is primarily made of fresh fruits and veggies or frozen fruits. To give it a thicker consistency often times avocados, oats or yogurts are used as add-ins. Smoothie bowls are thicker than the regular smoothie you drink and thus placed in a bowl and served with a spoon instead. Smoothie bowls can be topped with additional ingredients such as nuts, chia, coconuts, granola, and more fresh fruits.

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Are smoothie bowls actually healthy?

Depending on what’s added in your smoothie will determine how healthy your smoothie is. If a smoothie is made entirely of fresh fruit and veggies then it is absolutely healthy. Adding healthy milk like unsweetened almond milk or some Greek yogurt will make your smoothie bowl recipe a very nutritious one. Definitely avoid adding high sugar juices as a base.

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What makes smoothies thicker

Your smoothies bowl recipe isn’t as thick as you would like it to be? There are a few things you can add that will make your smoothie thicker. Try using frozen fruits instead of fresh ones. Get in the habit of not throwing out overripe bananas and freeze them instead. They come in handy for smoothies. Use avocado for a thicker and smoother smoothie. Other ingredients that would be great to use to thicken your smoothie are oats, ice, whey protein, pumpkin puree, nut butter, tofu, and yogurt.

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berry coconut smoothie bowl

Berry Coconut Smoothie Bowls

Thick and creamy mixed berry smoothies served in a bowl with a variety of fun toppings.
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 6 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
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Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 174kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup Frozen mixed berries
  • 1 Banana sliced
  • 3/4 Cup Light coconut milk coconut-almond milk or almond milk
  • Low-calorie sweetener or honey to taste
  • Assorted toppings such as fresh berries sliced almonds, unsweetened shredded coconut, mint sprigs, granola, chia seeds

Instructions

  • Place the berries, banana and coconut milk in the blender and blend until a thick and smooth mixture forms. You may need to add a bit more of the milk to thin to desired consistency.
  • Taste and add sweetener or honey if desired.
  • Divide the smoothie evenly between two bowls and top with fresh berries, shredded coconut, almonds, chia seeds or any other healthy toppings as desired. Serve immediately.

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Notes

Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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