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How do you make a smoothie bowl?

A smoothie bowl. The word actually says it all: a smoothie in a bowl. Actually a regular smoothie, but you eat it with a spoon and top it off with a delicious topping. Even better than a drinkable smoothie. But how do you make a smoothie bowl? And what are tasty smoothie bowl recipes? In this article you can read all about smoothie bowls and the ingredients you need for them.

Frozen fruit as a basis for a smoothie bowl

Smoothie bowls are thicker than drinkable smoothies. But how do you make your smoothie bowl so nice and thick? The secret is no water and more frozen fruit for a fresh smoothie. With a 'normal' smoothie, water is often the largest addition, but with smoothie bowls you want a thick(er) substance. Frozen banana, blueberries or other frozen mixed fruit is a good base. Wonderful for the summer!

Of course it is possible to add liquid ingredients such as yogurt or milk, but do not use too much. Mix in fresh fruit or vegetables and end with the frozen products. This is the trick for creating a smooth structure for your smoothie bowl.

Acai bowl

A smoothie bowl with frozen berries looks a bit like the acai bowl from Brazil. The acai is a blackcurrant with many antioxidants and is believed to be one of the healthiest berries in the world. The popularity of the acai bowl has spread from South America to Europe. Despite the fact that acai berries are difficult to obtain in the Netherlands, you can imitate the smoothie bowl with frozen blueberries.

You can also order acai pulp from various online shops.

The toppings

To make your smoothie bowl completely 'Insta-proof', top it off with different toppings. Consider, for example, various nuts, linseed, fresh blueberries or thin slices of banana, but also coconut flakes or (homemade) muesli. Would you like to sweeten your smoothie with grated chocolate? That is also possible. All the tasty things in the kitchen cupboards are a great topping for your smoothie bowl. So alternate with your favorite ingredients.

The bowl is a filling meal, because the toppings ensure that you get more than just fruit and vegetables. Place your toppings neatly in rows next to each other for the best effect. The taste does not change if you randomly sprinkle the toppings over it, but the eye also wants something!

Two smoothie bowl recipes

How do you make a smoothie bowl? Below you will find two delicious and healthy smoothie bowl recipes. Mix the ingredients together and add a topping. This way you will never have an excuse to skip a healthy and nutritious breakfast again.

Smoothie bowl with green vegetables

Fancy a green smoothie bowl? This healthy smoothie bowl is a mix of fruit and vegetables and is deliciously creamy and full.


  • One or two full handfuls of spinach
  • Half avocado
  • A banana
  • 200 ml yoghurt
  • 150 grams mango (peeled and sliced)

Mix these ingredients in the blender, pour into a nice bowl and finish your bowl with tasty toppings. Our recommendation? Almonds, cacao nibs and blueberries.

Tip: use frozen banana in warm weather

Smoothie bowl with red fruit

This simple smoothie will be on the table in no time. With just three ingredients you can be ready in no time.


  • 150 grams of red fruit of your choice, such as frozen berries, strawberries or raspberries
  • 250 grams of (low-fat) cottage cheese
  • Optional: one tablespoon of honey

Pour a mixture into a nice bowl and top your pink smoothie with tasty things you have at home. Alternate the superfoods with puffed buckwheat, nut butter or pomegranate seeds.

Healthy and tasty smoothies

The most important thing for a good smoothie bowl recipe is that your smoothie is not too watery and that the structure feels nice and thick and creamy. The toppings complete your smoothie bowl. With a smoothie bowl, your breakfast is a party every day.

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