Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie Bowl

Blend this delicious strawberry smoothie bowl with aromatic vanilla. 

It’s ideal for breakfast or as an afternoon snack!

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Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie Bowl

Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie Bowl

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Delight in my Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie Bowl! This luscious bowl pairs the sweet freshness of strawberries with a hint of vanilla for a soothing, creamy treat.

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

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, or 1/4 tsp of vanilla bean paste

Instructions

  1. To a food processor or a high-speed blender (Like a Ninja, Nutribullet, Vitamix), add all the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 3-4 minutes. If using a food processor, you may need to stop a few times to scrape off the sides for an even blend.
  3. Dollop the creamy smoothie onto your favorite bowl, and add your favorite toppings!

Notes

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

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie bowl
  • Calories: 248
  • Sugar: 19g
  • Fat: 9,1g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.1g
  • Fiber: 7.3g
  • Protein: 13.2g

Why I Love This Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie Bowl with fruit toppings

Strawberry smoothies are a classic. But strawberry smoothie bowls? Even better!

You can add all your favorite toppings and customize it as you want.

But, that’s not the main reason why I love this smoothie bowl!

Here are some of the main reasons:

  1. Naturally Sweet: The strawberries provide a vibrant, natural sweetness that makes the bowl fruity and tasty, without any artificial sweeteners. 
  2. Rich and Creamy: Greek yogurt and peanut butter add a creamy, satisfying texture that enhances the smoothie experience.
  3. Protein Boost: Greek yogurt and peanut butter both contribute protein, making this bowl filling and nutritious.
  4. Simple and Quick: Easy to blend and prepare.
  5. Versatile Base: Perfect for adding various toppings like granola, seeds, or more fruit for extra texture and flavor.

If you enjoy this smoothie bowl, I recommend that you also try my 147 calorie smoothie bowl and my raspberry smoothie bowl!

Smoothie Variations & Recipe Notes:

Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie Bowl with fruit toppings

  • The Liquid Base: You can use water, coconut milk, or coconut water as an alternative to oat or almond milk.
  • Chocolate-Flavor: Chocolate and strawberries are a popular combo. Achieve an irresistible sweet strawberry chocolate bowl by adding 1 tbsp cocoa powder to the recipe!
  • Nutritional Boost: Add a handful of spinach, a tablespoon of chia seeds, and even matcha powder for a boost of nutrients and antioxidants. 
  • If You Are Vegan: Swap the dairy yogurt for vegan yogurt. I have tested coconut yogurt, and it works great!

Strawberry Smoothie Bowl Preparation Tips

  1. Blend Until Silky Smoothness: Make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended to obtain a smooth, creamy consistency. Utilizing a high-power blender is ideal.
  2. Frozen Fruit Is Key: Using frozen fruit is essential for this smoothie bowl. If you don’t have frozen strawberries, the recipe won’t work.
  3. Pre-cool Your Bowl: For a longer-lasting chilled smoothie, put your serving bowl in the freezer for a few minutes before preparing your smoothie bowl.
  4. The Toppings: Enhance both texture and taste by adding toppings of your choice. No smoothie bowl is completed without toppings!
  5. Consume Immediately: This smoothie bowl is best enjoyed ice cold and tends to start melting soon after blending. It should be eaten within 10-15 minutes of preparation.

Suggested Toppings

Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie Bowl

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

  • Sliced bananas.
  • Fresh blueberries.
  • Chopped nuts (almonds or walnuts).
  • Shredded coconut.
  • Chia seeds.
  • Granola.
  • Honey drizzle.
  • Mint leaves.

Feel free to experiment with other smoothie bowl toppings too!

The Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability:
Nutribullet
Vitamix Blender
BlendJet X
Ninja Blender
Oster Blender X
Hamilton Blender
AMZChef Blender X
Wamife Blender X
Ninja Food Processor
Kitchen Aid Food Chopper X
Hamilton Beach Food Processor

I personally love using my Nutribullet 600 to make smoothie bowls.

But, it’s important to remember that if you do use a blender, it has to be high-speed.

Alternatively, I recommend that you use a food processor to make smoothie bowls.

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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