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A delicious and healthy recipe for making a chocolate smoothie bowl with pure blueberry juice, frozen blueberries, banana, protein powder, and Greek yogurt. *This is a sponsored post from R.W. Knudsen Family®. All opinions are my own.
Believe it or not, this is the very first smoothie bowl recipe that I've blogged on Amee's Savory Dish. I've always consumed my smoothies in the drinkable form and haven't really had the desire to make bowls out of my beloved shakes.
However, when I was sent organic blueberry juice from R.W. Knudsen Family® with a recipe card for their mixed berry smoothie bowl, I was inspired to create my own. My blueberry chocolate smoothie bowl is packed with lean muscle-building protein and tastes absolutely incredible. Where have these delicious smoothie bowls been all my life?!!
Smoothie Bowl Toppings
You can get really creative with how you top your smoothie bowls, but these are three of my favorite toppers:
- Cacao nibs
- Chia seeds
Other great topping ideas are frozen and fresh fruits and berries, a variety of nuts, nut butter (almond, cashew, peanut, hazelnut, cashew, etc), hemp seeds, flaxseeds, raw pumpkin seeds, and shredded coconut. The tasty possibilities are endless!
If you haven't tried the different varieties of R.W. Knudsen Family® Just Juice®, then you are in for a treat! I love them because they are made of unsweetened 100% juice, so you get all the goodness without unnecessary added sugars. A little of this juice goes a long way in your recipes and adds incredible flavor. This definitely tastes like dessert, but makes a fast, healthy, and filling breakfast or lunch. It also just seems a bit heartier eating it with a spoon instead of having a liquid meal, which often leaves me with urges to chew something.
You might as well call this Blueberry Chocolate Smoothie Bowl an antioxidant powerhouse bowl!
How To Make A Nutrient-Packed Smoothie Bowl
This bowl is loaded with wild berries, chia seeds, and cacao nibs for an impressive mix of nutrients, not to mention a whopping 41 grams of protein! The protein powder that I used in this recipe has 100 calories a scoop and 24 grams of protein, feel free to substitute with your favorite brand.
I don't know about you, but I'm ready to grab a spoon and dive in!
Blueberry Chocolate Smoothie Bowl
- 2 tbsp Blueberry Juice
- ¾ cup frozen wild blueberries
- 5.3 oz plain 0% fat Greek yogurt *can also use full-fat Greek yogurt
- 1 scoop chocolate protein powder your favorite brand
- ½ frozen banana
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 1 tsp slivered almonds
- 1 tsp cacao nibs
- Put first five ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until smooth
- Pour into a bowl and sprinkle with chia seeds, almonds and cacao nibs