Blueberry smoothie bowl

Blueberry smoothie bowl

10 min
Start your day with a vibrant, wholesome breakfast: a delightful blueberry smoothie bowl with sweet-tart blueberries, tangy Greek yogurt, sweet banana, and creamy coconut milk. Served with delicious toppings, it creates a tasty bowl that not only pampers your eyes but is also a real treat for your taste buds. It brings together an array of fresh flavours and creamy and crunchy textures to ensure a great way to kick start your day.

Instructions

  • For the smoothie, mix the greek yogurt, the frozen blueberries, the banana and the coconut milk in a blender and pour it into two bowls.
  • Sprinkle toppings onto the smoothies and serve immediately.
Enjoy!
Tips

To make a blueberry smoothie bowl thick, rich, and creamy, use a frozen banana rather than a fresh one. Frozen fruit acts like ice, providing a chilly thickness without watering down the flavour. Use a ripe, frozen banana for maximum flavour and sweetness.

Tips

Also, if you do not have Greek yogurt, you can use regular yogurt or skyr instead. The result will be very similar, with only minor textural differences. Regular yogurt will give you a less dense, smoother result, while skyr will yield a thick and creamy texture.

Tips

If you want to make your blueberry and banana smoothie bowl look even more stunning, spend a bit of time arranging the toppings in a decorative pattern. Of course, it does not affect the flavour, but it will affect the overall presentation.

Questions about blueberry smoothie bowl

Having a blueberry smoothie bowl for breakfast or as an afternoon or evening treat is sure to leave you satisfied. If you would like to read more about blueberry smoothie bowls to discover all they have to offer, have a look at the answers to some frequently asked questions below.

What to put in a blueberry smoothie bowl?
You come a long way with few ingredients. Use frozen blueberries for their natural sweetness and vibrant purple colour. A ripe banana adds sweetness and helps to create a thick, creamy texture. Use a frozen one for extra creaminess. To create a refreshing and satisfying base, use Greek yogurt for its rich, tangy flavour and dense mouthfeel. Lastly, a splash of coconut milk will provide a subtly sweet, tropical note and help balance the tanginess of the Greek yogurt. Do not forget to add delicious toppings to the smoothie bowl.
What toppings to use for blueberry smoothie bowl?
A blueberry smoothie bowl offers a delightful canvas for a range of toppings that enhance the overall sensory experience. For a touch of tropical sweetness and an inviting crunch, scatter some coconut flakes over it. Sprinkle with chia seeds for their distinctive slight crunch and mild nuttiness. Granola adds another layer of crunch and an earthy taste, working in harmony with the sweetness of blueberries within and on top of the smoothie bowl. Complement with a drizzle of honey for a delicate floral sweetness. Lastly, fresh raspberries provide a burst of tart freshness, striking a pleasing contrast with the sweet blueberries and other toppings.
When to eat blueberry smoothie bowl?
A refreshing blueberry smoothie bowl can be eaten throughout the whole day. Many use it as a refreshing breakfast to start the day in a good way. However, it also makes for a terrific snack in the afternoon or evening. You can even eat it as a dessert, especially if you use frozen blueberries and bananas, so the texture resembles a soft serve ice cream.

Ingredients

Blueberry smoothie
Frozen blueberries
200 ml
Banana
1
Greek yogurt
200 ml
Coconut milk
100 ml
Toppings
Coconut flakes
50 ml
Chia seeds
1 tsp
Granola
2 tbsp
Liquid honey
1 tbsp
Blueberries
100 ml
Raspberries
100 ml
Blueberry powder (optional)
1 tsp

Make a delicious blueberry smoothie bowl

A banana and blueberry smoothie bowl full of flavour and texture makes for a terrific start to the day. The Greek yogurt base ensures a rich, dense bowl with a thick, creamy mouthfeel. Its tangy flavour is balanced by the addition of coconut milk, which imparts a subtly sweet, tropical taste. This taste pairs nicely with the yogurt as well as the blueberries that give the bowl its beautiful purple colouring. They are sweet with a hint of tartness, ensuring a blueberry coconut smoothie bowl brimming with freshness.

With sweet banana and refreshing raspberry

The sweetness of the smoothie base is owed in large part to the banana. Its sweet taste harmonises beautifully with the blueberries' tart-sweet notes as well as the slightly sour raspberries used to top the smoothie bowl. Not only does the humble fruit provide a lovely, sweet flavour, but it also helps ensure the thick texture you would expect from a blueberry banana smoothie bowl. This thick texture supports the various toppings, preventing them from sinking to the bottom and allowing for an even distribution. This way, you are sure to get a bit of everything in each spoonful.

Crunch, crispness, and freshness on top

Shredded coconut, with its tropical sweetness and satisfying crunch, offers a delightful contrast to the smooth base of the bowl. So do chia seeds with their subtle crunch and slightly nutty flavour. Granola contributes with its own distinctive crunch, and the toasted ingredients within it usually provide a comforting, earthy taste. The honey drizzled over the top lends a natural, floral sweetness harmonising the rest of the flavours, while the fresh blueberries and raspberries introduce a bright, juicy pop to every spoonful. All these toppings add textural contrast and layers of flavour.

Fresh flavours and a tempting colour

The saying goes that we eat with our eyes first, and there is nothing quite like a colourful, visually pleasing dish to stimulate your appetite and make your meal extra enjoyable. Beyond aesthetics, the vibrant colours of this one signal an abundance of fresh ingredients, each packed with their signature flavours. Great produce like blueberries, bananas, and raspberries are not only flavourful but also provide bright, vibrant colours that are sure to give you a mood boost. In case you are searching for more recipes with plenty of colour, we suggest looking at our red and pink chia with strawberry and rhubarb as well as our green smoothie bowl . Both are bursting with flavour and colour and are sure to brighten your day.