Thick Smoothie Bowl – 5 Easy & Healthy Recipes

Thick Smoothie Bowl – 5 Easy & Healthy Recipes

2020-08-15
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Learn how to make thick smoothie bowl – easy and healthy recipe that anyone can make. These smoothie bowl recipes and smooth, colorful, delicious and you use any fruit that you like. All of these smoothies are yogurt based and you can make a vegan smoothie bowl by using a vegan yogurt. A perfect breakfast for a perfect day!
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
1
PREP TIME
5 Minutes
WORK TIME
5 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World
INGREDIENTS

    Berry smoothie

    • 1 cup (115g) Blueberries, frozen
    • 4oz (115g) Raspberries, frozen
    • 2/3 cup (190g) Plain yogurt

    For topping:

    • 1 tablespoon Pumpkin seeds
    • Almond butter or any nut butter of your choice
    • Blueberries, fresh or frozen
    • Raspberries, fresh or frozen

    Tropical smoothie bowl

    • 4oz (115g) Mango, frozen
    • 4oz (115g) Litchi, frozen
    • 2/3 cup (190g) Plain yogurt

    For topping:

    • 1-2 teaspoons Chia seeds
    • Mango, fresh or frozen
    • Litchi, fresh or frozen 

    Pina colada smoothie

    • 8oz (225g) Pineapple, frozen
    • 2/3 cup (190g) coconut yogurt
    • 1 tablespoon Desiccated coconut

    For topping:

    • Hazelnuts
    • 1-2 teaspoons Desiccated/shredded coconut
    • 1-2 teaspoons Chia seeds
    • Pineapple, fresh or frozen

    Strawberry smoothie bowl

    • 8oz (225g) strawberries, frozen
    • 2/3 cup (190g) Plain yogurt
    • 1 tablespoon Syrup maple/honey (optional)
    • 2-4 Basil/mint leaves (optional)

    For topping:

    • Strawberries, fresh or frozen
    • Almonds, chopped
    • 1-2 teaspoons Chia seeds

    Chocolate banana smoothie bowl

    • 2 medium (200g) bananas, frozen
    • 2/3 cup (190g) Plain yogurt
    • 1 tablespoon Syrup maple/honey (optional)
    • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder

    For decoration:

    • Pistachios
    • 1-2 teaspoons Chia seeds
    • Few banana slices
DIRECTIONS

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and top with your favourite topping.

Useful Information

What is a smoothie bowl?

Smoothie bowl is a blend of fruits, yogurt, oats, seeds and other healthy ingredients that gives to this dish a unique smooth and thick consistency.

How to make the perfect thick smoothie bowl?

To get a thick and creamy smoothie bowl you need to use frozen fruits such as: banana, mango, blueberry, strawberry, pineapple etc. in addition, it’s better not to use liquids at all, not milk, not juice and not water. Instead of liquids you can use yogurt that gives a nice texture and add some protein to your smoothie. The right amount of frozen fruits and the right amount of yogurt gives the perfect thick smoothie bowl.

Why is my smoothie bowl not thick?

If your smoothie bowl is too runny, you probably added to much liquids or too much yogurt to the smoothie. You need to keep the right ratio of fruit to yogurt to get a thick and smooth texture.

What toppings can I add to my smoothie bowl?

The options are endless, you can top your smoothie bowl with nuts, fresh fruits, frozen fruits, seeds, dark chocolate, nut butter and more.

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