5 Minute Berry Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Surprise yourself this Sunday with a delightful breakfast that's as beautiful as it is delicious! This Berry Cashew Breakfast is not only easy to make, but it also looks absolutely stunning. The vibrant colors and beautiful presentation make it a wonderful surprise for anyone you want to treat. Plus, it's packed with nutrients, making it a healthy option to kickstart your day.
A creamy purple Smoothie Bowl is topped with fresh strawberries, blueberries, granola, and a few dried raspberries, arranged in clusters on the left side of the bowl. A gold spoon and a purple cloth napkin are placed to the left of the bowl on a light gray surface, making for an easy 5 Minute Recipe.

About this recipe

This quick and easy recipe for a delicious berry smoothie bowl, this smoothie bowl is perfect for busy mornings. It is packed with nutrients and bursting with flavor; it’s the perfect way to start your day!

What is a Smoothie Bowl?

Smoothie bowls have taken the breakfast world by storm for good reason. Unlike regular smoothies, which you drink from a glass, smoothie bowls are thicker and meant to be eaten with a spoon. This allows you to load them up with various delicious and nutritious toppings.

Think of them as a blend between a smoothie and a fruit parfait. The base is typically made from blended fruits, vegetables, and a liquid like water, milk, or a plant-based alternative.

The toppings can range from fresh fruits and granola to seeds, nuts, and more. Smoothie bowls are incredibly versatile, customizable, and perfect for those looking to start their day with a burst of energy and nutrition.

How to Make the Best Berry Smoothie Bowl

Creating a smoothie bowl that’s both delicious and visually appealing is easier than you might think. Follow these steps for the perfect berry smoothie bowl:

  1. Blend Water and Cashews: Add 3/4 cup of water and 1/2 cup of raw cashews to your blender. Blend until the cashews are fully broken down and you have a smooth, creamy liquid. This forms the base of your smoothie bowl.
  2. Add Berries, Maple Syrup, and Vanilla. Next, toss in 2 cups of frozen berries. The frozen berries help to thicken the smoothie, giving it a rich, cream-like consistency. Add a drizzle of maple syrup for sweetness and a dash of vanilla extract for an extra layer of flavor. Blend everything together until smooth.
  3. Achieve the Perfect Consistency: If your mixture is too thick, add more water and a tablespoon until you reach your desired consistency. The goal is to have a thick, spoonable smoothie that holds well to toppings.
  4. Pour and Decorate: Pour your smoothie into a bowl. This is where you can get creative with your toppings. Start by sprinkling granola over the top for crunch. Then, add fresh berries for a burst of color and flavor.

Smoothie Bowl Toppings

The beauty of smoothie bowls lies in the toppings. They add texture and flavor and make your bowl look like a work of art. Here are some ideas to elevate your berry smoothie bowl:

  1. Granola: Choose your favorite granola to add a satisfying crunch. Look for varieties with nuts and seeds for extra protein and healthy fats.
  2. Fresh Berries: Add a handful of fresh berries like strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries. They provide extra flavor and a pop of color.
  3. Nuts and Seeds: Sprinkle chia, flaxseeds, or hemp seeds for added omega-3s and fiber. Sliced almonds or chopped walnuts also add a nice crunch.
  4. Coconut Flakes: Unsweetened coconut flakes add a tropical twist and a bit of chewiness.
  5. Nut Butter: An almond or peanut butter drizzle can add a rich, nutty flavor and extra protein.
  6. Superfood Boosts: For an extra nutritional punch, sprinkle on some goji berries, cacao nibs, or a touch of bee pollen.

Tips for the Perfect Smoothie Bowl:

  • Frozen fruit: This helps achieve a thick, creamy consistency without adding ice, which can water the flavor.
  • Balance the flavors: If your smoothie bowl tastes too tart, add more maple syrup or a ripe banana to sweeten it up.
  • Don’t rush the blending: Make sure all ingredients are fully blended for the smoothest texture.

There you have it! A quick, easy, and nutritious berry smoothie bowl perfect for busy mornings or a refreshing afternoon snack. Enjoy this vibrant, delicious treat, and feel good about starting your day healthily. Happy blending!

A creamy purple Smoothie Bowl is topped with fresh strawberries, blueberries, granola, and a few dried raspberries, arranged in clusters on the left side of the bowl. A gold spoon and a purple cloth napkin are placed to the left of the bowl on a light gray surface, making for an easy 5 Minute Recipe.

5 Minute Berry Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Alejandra Graf
Surprise yourself this Sunday with a delightful breakfast that's as beautiful as it is delicious! This Berry Cashew Breakfast is not only easy to make, but it also looks absolutely stunning. The vibrant colors and beautiful presentation make it a wonderful surprise for anyone you want to treat. Plus, it's packed with nutrients, making it a healthy option to kickstart your day.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 273 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of raw cashews
  • 2 cups of frozen berries
  • Drizzle of maple syrup
  • Dash of vanilla extract
  • Granola for topping
  • Fresh berries for topping

Instructions
 

  • Start by blending 3/4 cup of water with 1/2 cup of raw cashews. This will create a creamy base for your breakfast.
  • Next, add 2 cups of frozen berries to the blender. For a touch of sweetness, drizzle in some maple syrup. Finish with a dash of vanilla extract for a hint of fragrant flavor.
  • Blend all the ingredients together until the mixture becomes smooth and creamy. This should only take a minute or two.
  • Pour the creamy berry mixture into bowls. Top with a handful of granola for a crunchy texture and add fresh berries for a burst of color and extra flavor.

Notes

Tips
Customize Your Toppings: Feel free to get creative with your toppings. Chia seeds, coconut flakes, or even a sprinkle of cinnamon would be great additions.
Use Fresh Berries: If you have fresh berries on hand, they can be used instead of frozen berries for a fresher taste. Use a mix of your favorite berries like strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. They’re rich in antioxidants and give the smoothie bowl its vibrant color.
Prep Ahead: You can prepare the cashew cream base the night before and store it in the fridge. Blend with the frozen berries in the morning, and you’re good to go!

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 273kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 7gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 307mgFiber: 5gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 71IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 31mgIron: 2mg
Keyword easy smoothie

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