strawberry banana smoothie bowl

Psst.. I’ll let you in on a little secret – I’m kind of obsessed with strawberries. Oh, you’d already guessed? Sorry, I’ll have to come up with a better kept secret then. Seriously though, I can’t help adding them to everything when they’re in season. I firmly believe they can make anything taste good! So, with last week’s smoothie bowl experiment a success, I took it upon myself to try another one. This time the strawberries didn’t just serve as the topping!

I know what you’re thinking.Β 

Strawberries and bananas kind of sounds like a weird combo. I agree. But I was short on fruit options. Plus, a little bit of food adventure never hurt anybody. Actually, I can’t really say that for sure. But you know what I mean.

This particular food adventure definitely DIDN’T hurt anybody, though. Except I’m now too stuffed to move. Does that count?

Okay, I think you get the message. This smoothie bowl is the stuff of dreams. Now let’s fast forward to the recipe. As usual, it’s quick and easy – just the way you like it πŸ˜‰

strawberry banana smoothie bowl

Strawberry-banana smoothie bowl

Serves: 1

2 frozen bananas (peeled and cut)
1 cup strawberries
3 tbsp yogurt (use low fat as a healthier alternative)
A splash of milk (healthy alternative: almond milk)
2 medjool dates (healthiest natural sweetener you’ll ever find)

Put everything into a high powered blender and get blendin’. You know you’re done when the texture is smooth and creamy. Top with fresh fruits of your choice.

Yep, that’s it. It was so filling, I’m considering skipping lunch!

Give it a go and let me know in the comments how it turns out for you πŸ™‚




48 thoughts on “Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Bowl Heaven”

    1. Definitely! I had the dates at home and felt that they would add to the thick, smooth texture but honey is definitely an easier alternative πŸ™‚

  1. I’ve gone over three food blogs today! Didn’t realize there are a lot of talent in our MB community. Gone are the days of my recipe hunting and thinking of what to prepare for hubby and family. Thanks to you all!

  2. Man I am officially hungry!! This is actually my favourite smoothie. Banana-strawberry. I don’t like dates though and also I never tried topping it with fruits such as the ones you used. Interesting!

    1. Oh you can’t really taste the dates once they’re blended. They just help sweeten it and add to the thick, creamy texture πŸ™‚

  3. Yum! This looks fresh and perfect for a quick breakfast or brunch. Strawberries and banana always go great together.

  4. This sounds like a very healthy concoction and doesn’t even require much planning or effort…though smoothie in a bowl is new for me, surely am going to try it out…thanks for the recipe πŸ™‚

    1. Yeah, I thought it was a strange idea to begin with but it has really grown on me. Thanks for the feedback Nandita! πŸ™‚

  5. OMG this looked so tempting!! I need to come back to this post so that I can make one of these during the summer days. And honestly its already 14 C today where I live so loved seeing this.

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