Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl

If you have a jar of almond butter, and you want to use more creatively than just spreading it on your toast or adding it to your oatmeal, you have to try this almond butter smoothie bowl!

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Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl

Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl

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Whip up an Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl for a creamy, satisfying meal! This bowl is packed with protein and topped with your favorite fruits and nuts.

  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


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  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen banana slices
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp vanilla almond milk


  1. To a high-speed blender or a food processor, add all the ingredients.
  2. Blend for at least 4-5 minutes. If needed, add a touch more almond milk to help the blending.
  3. If using a food processor, make sure you stop a few times to scrape off the sides for an even blend.
  4. Dollop the smoothie onto a bowl and add your favorite toppings!
  5. Now dig in!


*For smoothie bowl benefits, recipe notes, and more, scroll down!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie bowl
  • Calories: 388
  • Sugar: 17g
  • Fat: 11.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.1g
  • Fiber: 9.4g
  • Protein: 5.5g

Why Should Make This Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl

Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl

  1. Ultra Creaminess: The smoothie bowl is so creamy and satisfying thanks to the frozen fruit and almond butter.
  2. Packed with Goodness: This isn’t just a treat for your taste buds. It’s full of nutrients! We’re talking healthy fats from almond butter, plus a bunch of antioxidants from blueberries and cacao. It’s like a nutritional powerhouse in a bowl.
  3. Sweetness Without The Guilt: Who needs added sugar when you’ve got natural sweetness from bananas and blueberries? It’s so naturally sweet, without the need to any added sugars.
  4. Energy Booster: If you often hit a mid-morning slump or need a post-workout pick-me-up, this bowl has got your back. It’s filled with ingredients that boost your energy but won’t cause a crash later.
  5. Dress it Up: Get your chef’s hat on and throw on some toppings! Whether it’s nuts, seeds, or a splash of granola, you can make this smoothie bowl your own runway and fashion it however you like.
  6. Ready in a Flash: Perfect for those who can’t be bothered to spend ages in the kitchen. This bowl is ready faster than you can say “Where’s my spoon?”
  7. Flavor Fiesta: The combination of almond butter with fruity sweetness and rich cacao is just out of this world. The smoothie bowl is so so delicious.
  8. Everyone’s Welcome: Whether you’re vegan, avoiding gluten, or just trying to eat better, this bowl fits the bill. 
  9. Keeps You Full: Thanks to all the fiber in this bowl, you won’t find your stomach growling an hour later. It’s so filling, it might just become your go-to meal when you need something satisfying.

If you enjoy this almond butter smoothie, I recommend that you also try my peanut butter smoothie bowl and my apple smoothie bowl recipe!

And finally, I recommend that you also try my banana almond butter smoothie!

Smoothie Variations And Recipe Notes

Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl with a wooden spoon in the middle

If you haven’t got some of the ingredients, or want to swap some of the, or even add extra ingredients, check out my suggestions below:

  1. Swap The Banana: If you are not a huge fan of bananas, I recommend that you use frozen mango, pineapple, or raspberries.
  2. Swap The Berries: Swap the blueberries for other berries, such as strawberries or raspberries.
  3. Add More Protein: If you are not vegan, add 1/2 cup of yogurt, but reduce the almond milk to 1/4 cup. You can also use protein powder to increase the protein.
  4. Boost With Superfoods: You can add chia seeds, flaxseeds, powders, such as matcha powder, or anything else you like or fancy.

My Tips For Making The Perfect Almond Smoothie Bowl

  1. Use Frozen Fruit: If you don’t have frozen fruit, this recipe won’t work. Make sure you stock up on some frozen fruit before you make this smoothie bowl!
  2. Use a High-Speed Blender: To make this smoothie bowl, you will need a high-speed blender. I love using a blender with a pushdown stick.
  3. Chill The Serving Bowl: Pop the serving bowl in the fridge or freezer whilst you are preparing the smoothie. It helps your smoothie stay cooler for longer.
  4. Add Toppings: Add toppings that complement the smoothie bowl. I love adding seeds, nuts, even granola, etc.
  5. Eat ASAP: As soon as the smoothie bowl is served, eat it immediately, as it will start to thaw.

The Equipment 

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600 & 900
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh x
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender x
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender x

If you like your smoothie bowls super thick, you will need to use a high-speed blender.

Otherwise, lower-speed blenders will work, but you may need to add more liquid resulting in a thinner smoothie bowl.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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