After a lot of trial-and-error, practicing, and of course tasting, we have figured out how to build the best smoothie bowl.
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How to Build the Best Smoothie Bowl
There are several layers to building the best smoothie both. Each layer serves a purpose, and by ensuring you include something from each layer, you’ll be well on your way to making the best smoothie bowl yet.
Below is our layer breakdown with a list of ingredients in each layer.
The base to your smoothie bowl is what typically makes up the bulk to the smoothie bowl. If this ingredient is frozen prior to blending, the smoothie bowl will turn out thicker.
Every great smoothie bowl gets a boost of greens. Even just a handful will help boost your smoothie bowl.
To help blend all ingredients together, a little liquid will go a long way.
- Coconut Water
- 100% Fruit Juice
- Dairy Milk
- Non-Dairy Milk (coconut, almond, rice, cashew, soy, hemp, etc.)
Help give your smoothie bowl an added boost of protein by choosing a protein of choice to add in. We might be biased, but the Nutiva Organic Plant Protein Superfood 30 is our favorite!
- Protein Powder
- Greek Yogurt
- Coconut Milk Yogurt
Other Additions for Added Nutrients, Color, Texture & Flavor
Depending on your individual taste, texture, and nutritional needs, you can add various other ingredients to help build your perfect smoothie bowl.
- Chia Seeds
- Flax seeds
- Coconut Manna
- Coconut Oil
- Coconut Sugar
- Superseed Blend
- Peanut Butter
- Maple syrup
- Matcha Powder
Enjoy a little crunch? Once your smoothie bowl is ready, you can add some toppings to help quench your crunchy cravings.
- Chia Seeds
- Sunflower seeds
- Pumpkin seeds
- Pomegranate seeds
- Goji berries
- Cacao nibs and/or chocolate chips
Not necessarily craving anything crunchy, but still want a beautifully-topped smoothie bowl? Add in some extra toppings.
- Dragon Fruit
- Shredded coconut
- Dried fruit
- Coconut whip cream
- Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
- Bee Pollen
And there you have it! That is exactly how to build the best smoothie bowl.