I follow a lot of food blogger Instagram accounts, and I find myself gravitating towards the pages that contain the most photos of smoothie bowls. It’s not that smoothie bowls are difficult to make, I just love the pictures. It’s like making your breakfast a beautiful work of art. And it inspires me to eat more fruit! And healthy breakfast meals! If a meal looks gorgeous, I’m eating it.

I came up with this¬†chocolate covered cherry smoothie bowl because… well… I love chocolate covered cherries. I eat a lot of other berries on a consistent basis, but I always tend to overlook the cherries. But the sweet flavor of the frozen banana combined with the tartness of the cherry is pure perfection.

I also make my own cacao sauce topping with cacao powder, maple syrup and coconut oil. And I top the smoothie bowl with some cacao nibs, because you can never get enough healthy superfood goodness!

Cheers to a light healthy breakfast that taste just like dessert!

healthy chocolate Cherry Smoothie Bowl breakfast

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie Bowl
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Ingredients
  • ½ cup coconut or almond milk
  • 1 large frozen banana
  • 20 cherries, pits removed (15 for blending, 5 for topping)
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs
  • 1 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1 tbsp cacao sauce (1 tsp cacao powder, 1 tsp melted coconut oil, 1 tsp pure maple syrup)
  • 4-5 ice cubes
  • Additional fruit topping of choice
Instructions
  1. Combine milk, frozen banana, ice, and 15 cherries (pits removed) in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, add cacao powder, melted coconut oil and pure maple syrup, stirring until combined.
  4. Top frozen cherry mix with cacao sauce, shredded coconut, cacao nibs, 5 cherries and additional fruit of choice.
Serving size: 1 bowl Calories: 300 Fat: 9g Carbohydrates: 58g Sugar: 34g Sodium: 107mg Fiber: 9g Protein: 5g

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