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We Think You'll Love These Healthy Recipes for Breakfast

Emily Hurd | Jul 10 2021 | Tags: Recipes, Health & Wellness

Smoothies and smoothie bowls can be your healthy alternative to your usual breakfast. They are not only delicious and nutritious but are also loaded with balanced nutrients. Try these healthy recipes for smoothies with a topping of fresh mixed berries, granola, or coconut flakes.

You can swap these ingredients in and out with the SmoothieBox flavor of your choice to make an even more delicious and convenient smoothie. Get creative and let us know your own favorite recipes! 

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Recipe 1: Acai Smoothie Bowl

The Acai berry smoothie is a super meal loaded with good omegas, antioxidants, calcium, soluble dietary fiber, and vitamins. This healthy recipe for breakfast is easy to prepare, and it’s vegan friendly too.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serving: 2 bowls
Calories: 327kcal per serving


  • Cashew milk
  • Acai puree
  • 1 cup frozen pineapples
  • 1/2 cup frozen watermelon
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1/4 slivered almonds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

Prep instructions

Add the cashew milk, acai puree, frozen watermelon, frozen pineapples, and ice cubes into a high-speed blender and blend to a smooth consistency. Serve in two bowls and garnish, starting with the blueberries, then the kiwi slices, then the slivered almonds, and finally chia seeds.

Recipe 2: Coconut Berry Smoothie Bowl

A sweet-tart flavor of juicy berries paired with tasty coconut will awaken your taste buds in the morning.

It’s full of healthy fiber that will keep you full throughout your morning and nutrients that will continually nourish and energize your body. Prepare this healthy recipe for a breakfast your family will love.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 bowls
Calories: 174kcal per serving


  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar, maple syrup, or honey
  • 1 cup almond milk or coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

Prep instructions

Blend your breakfast smoothie ingredients for two minutes until they mix evenly, then pour into two bowls. Sprinkle and garnish with assorted toppings like shredded berries, fresh berries, mint sprigs, chia seeds, and sliced almonds. Then enjoy your smoothie bowl!

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Recipe 3: Protein Boost Berry Smoothie

This smoothie is filling and nutritious, and it goes well with most other breakfast snacks. 

Prep time: 10 minutes
Serving: 2 bowls
Calories: 493kcal


  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 1 tbsp coconut cream
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp maple syrup or agave nectar
  • 1 tbsp coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup fresh mixed berries for garnishing
  • 1 tbsp granola
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • whipped cream

Prep Instructions

Add the frozen fruits, sweeteners, pumpkin seeds, and your choice of milk into a blender and blend for 2 minutes. Serve in 2 bowls and top with fresh berries, seeds and coconut flakes

Recipe 4: Chocolate Berry Smoothie Bowl

This yummy smoothie bowl will satisfy your sweet tooth while leaving you full for hours. It has plenty of proteins and antioxidants to help in weight loss and detox your body. You will love this healthy recipe for breakfast.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Serving: 2 bowls
Calories: 491kcal per serving


  • 1 frozen ripe banana
  • 1 cup almond or rice milk
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 medium bar of chocolate
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1 cup fresh mixed berries
  • 1 tbsp granola, chia or sesame seeds

Prep Instructions

Add your smoothie ingredients into a food processor and blend for two minutes. To vary your chocolate smoothie bowl thickness, pour in more milk or ice cubes.

Serve in 2 bowls and add a sprinkle of granola or sesame seeds for an extra crunchy snack. You can also substitute the seeds with roasted hazelnuts or a topping of fresh mixed berries.

Add a protein boost to your smoothie

Our whey and vegan proteins are the perfect nutrient-rich addition to your smoothie to provide fuel for the day or support post-workout recovery.

Adding just one scoop of protein to your smoothie allows you to adapt these recipes to create an even more well-balanced and hunger-satisfying meal.

Find out more about our vanilla and chocolate protein smoothie powders:

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Emily is the Director of Member Experience at SmoothieBox and loves creating new recipes to share with our smoothie community. She gets help and ideas from her two toddlers, especially if it involves our Green Super Smoothie. In her spare time she can be found outside with family.

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