Apple Smoothie Bowl

If you love apple pie or apple desserts, you will love this apple smoothie bowl!

It tasted like apple pie but it’s so good for you, making it completely guilt-free!

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Apple Smoothie Bowl

Apple Smoothie Bowl

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Delight in my Apple Smoothie Bowl, a crisp and wholesome treat. It’s a healthy way to satisfy sweet tooth cravings!

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

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 cups frozen banana slices
  • 1 large red apple diced and cored
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger powder
  • 1/3 cup oat milk
  • 1 tablespoon oats
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter

Instructions

  • Prepare the apple. Then sprinkle a teaspoon of sugar, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 1/4 tsp ginger powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon and mix.
  • Put the apple mixture in the fridge. Let the apples sit in the mixture for 5-10 minutes.
  • To a food processor or a blender, add all the ingredients in.
  • Blend for 2-3 minutes, or until smooth.
  • Dollop the smoothie onto a bowl, and add your favorite toppings.
  • Now dig in!

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie variations, and more, scroll down!

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie bowl
  • Calories: 410
  • Sugar: 45.6g
  • Fat: 10.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 77.5g
  • Fiber: 12.3g
  • Protein: 7.8g

Why You Will Love This Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl

Apple Smoothie Bowl in a wooden bowl

If you are trying to eat healthier but you are craving a dessert, this smoothie bowl is the perfect solution.

It helps curb cravings, and from personal experience, it truly hits the spot.

Other reasons why I think you will love this smoothie bowl include:

  1. Delicious Taste: The smoothie bowl mirrors the flavors of apple pie, complete with spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger, making it appealing to anyone who enjoys the comforting taste of this traditional dessert.
  2. Rich in Fiber: High in fiber from the apples, and oats which can aid in digestion.
  3. Easy to Prepare: Simple and quick to make, requiring only blending and minimal preparation time, which is perfect for busy mornings or as a quick snack.
  4. Versatile: Easily customizable according to dietary needs or preferences. You can swap ingredients like oat milk for other plant-based milks, use different nut butters, or add various toppings.
  5. Nutrient-Packed: Loaded with vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C from apples, calcium, and Vitamin D from fortified oat milk, and magnesium from peanut butter.
  6. Kid-Friendly: The sweet, creamy texture and familiar flavor profile make it appealing to children, making it an excellent way for them to consume more fruits and fiber-rich foods.
  7. Seasonal Appeal: Perfect for fall or anytime you crave those warm, spiced flavors associated with autumn and holiday baking.
  8. Photogenic: Visually appealing when topped with ingredients like sliced apples, a sprinkle of cinnamon, or a dollop of yogurt, making it perfect for sharing on social media.

If you enjoy this smoothie, I recommend that you also try my Nutella smoothie bowl and chocolate smoothie bowl!

Smoothie Bowl Variations And Recipe Notes:

Apple Smoothie being poured into a wooden bowl from a blender jug

This smoothie bowl can be changed easily if you need to make changes to it

You can experiment on your own, or try some of my suggestions below:

  1. Add Protein: You can add protein powder (I have tried vanilla) and it works wonderfully.
  2. Nut-Free: Swap the peanut butter for sunflower seed butter or use 1/2 ripe banana.
  3. Swap The Base: You can swap the oat milk for other dairy-free milk (or dairy).
  4. No Oats: Swap the oats for flaxseeds or use extra nut butter.

Top Smoothie Bowl-Making Tips:

  1. Use Frozen Fruit: Without frozen bananas, the smoothie bowl won’t work. Preslice and freeze the bananas the night before so that they are ready to be used the next day.
  2. Pre-Marinate The Apples: This is an important step if you want your bowl to taste like apple pie!
  3. Chill Your Serving Bowl: To allow the smoothie bowl to last cooler for longer once it’s blended, make sure you chill your serving bowl in the fridge or freezer for 10 minutes.
  4. Elevate The Smoothie Bowl With Toppings: Add texture and nutrients with toppings. You can experiment with your own toppings of choice.
  5. Eat It Immediately: The smoothie bowl is ice cold and starts to melt as soon as it’s blended. Eat it within 10-15 minutes of blending.

Try Some Of My Suggested Smoothie Bowl Toppings:

Some toppings that work well with this banana smoothie bowl include:  

  • Apple Granola.
  • A Drizzle Of Nut Butter.
  • Caramelized Nuts.
  • Sliced Banana.

Feel free to experiment with other toppings too!

The Recipe Equipment:

I have only tested making this smoothie bowl using my  Nutribullet 900 series.

However, from experience, most food processors are able to process smoothie bowls. 

Alternatively, using a high-speed blender is key. Not all blenders can blend thick smoothies.

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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