This simple and nutritious Strawberry Smoothie Bowl is the perfect choice for a wholesome breakfast or a super healthy and filling snack! With only 3 ingredients, putting it together is a breeze, and the delicious taste of red strawberries makes this smoothie bowl recipe a must-try for any fruit lover!
👩🏻🍳 Why You'll Love This Recipe
Smoothie bowls are so trendy right now! They're the perfect breakfast or afternoon snack for a warm day, and because it's so simple and healthy, this smoothie bowl recipe is one you can come back to again and again.
Better yet, because this strawberry smoothie bowl doesn't have a lot to it, there are so many options for toppings and mix-ins to customize it to your liking. Next time you're craving something sweet but don't want to load up on calories or sugar, whip yourself up a smoothie bowl!
🥘 Ingredients Needed
For a complete list of ingredients, please refer to the recipe card at the bottom of this post.
- frozen strawberries - strawberries are the perfect fruit for this smoothie bowl, beautiful and so tasty all on their own!
- ice - gives your smoothie bowl some thickness, as well as keeping it nice and cold.
- almond milk - better for you than dairy milk but just as tasty.
- plain yogurt - gives your smoothie bowl some extra creaminess and flavor.
Please note: This is an overview of the instructions. You'll find the complete instructions in the recipe card at the bottom of this post.
- Combine the milk, yogurt, strawberries, and ice in a good blender.
- Blend until everything is smooth and uniform. You may have to pause every so often to scrape the sides of the blender.
- Transfer to a bowl and top with strawberries (fresh, not frozen here), spinach leaves, chia seeds, or whatever toppings you like!
Using frozen fruit is one way to make a thick smoothie bowl, as well as adding more ice or using the least amount of liquid possible. If you still want it thicker, you could also blend in a scoop of raw oats or chia seeds.
While smoothies are on the thinner side so they can be sipped, smoothie bowls are thicker and usually eaten with a spoon. Smoothie bowls can also be served with toppings.
Yes! Because there are only a few base ingredients, it's not hard to see that these strawberry smoothie bowls are good for you. Strawberries, yogurt, and almond milk are all relatively healthy ingredients, and as long as you don't top your smoothie bowl with too much of anything that isn't also healthy, it should make for a nice nutritious dish.
Not necessarily, as long as you're careful to limit the amount of sugar in them. They can be a good source of things like fiber, nutrients, protein, and certain healthy fats. It's all about the ingredients you use at the end of the day!
While this recipe uses almond milk, you could also use something like coconut water, fresh juice, dairy milk, or any other kind of milk substitute. It comes down to flavor and consistency, so try different options and see what works best for you!
This smoothie bowl recipe will last for up to 3 days in the fridge, though the consistency won't be quite as good as when it's fresh made. If you do make your bowl ahead of time, just be sure to leave the toppings off until it's time to eat!
You can also store smoothie bowls in the freezer for several months. When you want to eat, let them sit in the fridge to thaw a bit, but you can allow it to come down to whatever temperature and consistency you prefer!
💭 Helpful Tips for the Best Strawberry Smoothie Bowl
- If you're looking for advice on how to make a thicker smoothie bowl, be sure your fruit is nice and frozen when you blend it. You can also toss in some chia seeds, white beans, or tofu in order to achieve a thicker, creamier texture.
- For toppings, try some of these options: granola, fresh berries, rolled spinach leaves, chia seeds, oats, peanut or almond butter, chopped nuts, coconut flakes, cacao nibs, or freeze-dried fruit.
This strawberry smoothie bowl recipe is perfect for summer! It gives you all of the satisfaction of eating ice cream without all of the extra sugar, calories, and fats. Great as a filling breakfast or as a post-workout refuel snack!
- For more flavor and thickness, you could also add some chunks of frozen banana to your smoothie bowl.
- To make your bowl sweeter without adding too much processed sugar, try a tablespoon or two of honey or agave nectar.
- If you want to boost the strawberry flavor, use strawberry yogurt instead of plain.
- Any kind of milk can be used and each will give this smoothie bowl recipe a slightly different flavor. Don't be afraid to experiment!
- The same is true with the kind of fruit you use. Try adding other fruits in with the strawberries like blueberries, mango, pineapple, or whatever you have on hand.
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🧉 Refreshing Drinks
If this smoothie bowl recipe has you craving something cold and refreshing, try one of these beverages!
Strawberry Smoothie Bowl Recipe
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📋 Recipe Card
Strawberry Smoothie Bowl
- 1 cup frozen strawberries
- 1 cup ice
- 1/2 cup almond milk
- 1/4 cup plain yogurt
- Starting with the milk and yogurt, place all the ingredients in a high-quality blender.
- Blend until all streaks and chunks have disappeared. Pause periodically to scrape down the sides of the blender if needed.
- Transfer to a bowl and top with fresh strawberries, rolled spinach leaves, chia seeds, or other toppings.
- Add 2 tablespoons honey for a sweeter smoothie bowl.
- Use strawberry yogurt for even more strawberry flavor.
- You can use any kind of milk - regular milk, soy milk, oat milk, coconut milk, etc.
- Swap out the strawberries for other fruits, or blend of fruits. Don't be afraid to experiment!
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