Weight Loss Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Blueberries are delicious as they are, but they are just as good used in other ways, including smoothie bowls.

If you are looking for a healthy weight loss breakfast idea, you have to try this weight loss blueberry smoothie bowl.

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Weight Loss Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Weight Loss Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

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Start your day with a weight loss blueberry smoothie bowl, packed with antioxidants and fiber to support your slimming goals in a delicious, satisfying way.

  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 handful of spinach (washed)
  • 3 tbsp Greek yogurt (unsweetened)
  • 1/3 cup of almond milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. To a high-speed blender or a food processor, add all the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 2-3 minutes. If you are using a food processor, you will need to stop a few times and scrape off the sides for an even blend.
  3. Once the smoothie is blended, dollop the smoothie onto a bowl, and add your favorite toppings!

Notes

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

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie bowl
  • Calories: 251
  • Sugar: 24.1g
  • Fat: 6.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.3g
  • Fiber: 13.2g
  • Protein: 12.6g

Why Is This Blueberry Smoothie Bowl Good For Weight Loss?

Weight Loss Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

This weight-loss blueberry smoothie is low in calories and high in fiber and protein.

Fiber and protein both promote fullness, which is crucial when it comes to weight loss.

All reasons why this smoothie bowl is good for weight loss include: 

  1. Low in Calories: With an estimated total calorie count of around 251 kcal, this smoothie bowl provides a nutrient-dense meal without a high calorie load, making it easier to maintain a calorie deficit.
  2. High in Fiber: The high fiber content, thanks to ingredients like blueberries, chia seeds, and spinach, helps promote feelings of fullness and satiety, reducing the likelihood of overeating or snacking throughout the day.
  3. Rich in Protein: The smoothie contains 12.6g of protein per serving, all without protein powder. Protein promotes satiety, which is important for weight loss.
  4. Low in Sugar: Despite its natural sweetness, the smoothie bowl is relatively low in sugars, helping to avoid the spikes and crashes in blood sugar levels that can lead to increased hunger and overeating.
  5. Nutrient-Dense: Packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, this smoothie bowl supports overall health, which is vital when cutting calories to ensure your body still receives the nutrients it needs to function optimally.

If you enjoy this smoothie bowl, I recommend that you also try my low calorie weight loss smoothie bowl and my 12 weight loss smoothie bowl recipes!

Weight Loss Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie Bowl Variations & Recipe Notes

You can tweak the recipe and still keep it suitable for weight loss.

Some tested variations you could try that I personally love, include:

  • The Berries: Instead of blueberries, you can use any other frozen berry of choice. I have tested both raspberries and blackberries.
  • The Base: You can use coconut water for a more tropical taste instead of almond milk.
  • The Greens: Instead of spinach, use kale or other leafy greens you love or have.
  • The Chia Seeds Substitute: If you don’t have chia seeds, you can use other seeds or even nut butter is fine.
  • Boost The Protein: While the current protein content is plenty if you want to add another 20-25g of extra protein, add a scoop of protein powder.

Do take into consideration that any substitution you make will affect the overall calories per serving.

spoonful of a blueberry smoothie bowl

Smoothie Bowl Toppings:

My favorite toppings for this smoothie bowl include:

  • Fresh Fruit.
  • Crunchy Seeds And Nuts.
  • Sugar-Free Granola.
  • Coconut Flakes.
  • Cacao Nibs.
  • Dollop Of Yogurt.
  • A Drizzle Of Nut Butter.

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 suggest that you use a food processor when making smoothie bowls. 

I often make smoothie bowls using a food processor rather than a blender.

However, if you don’t have a lot of budget, you can invest in a Nutribullet 600, which is only 60 bucks or so.

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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