How to Make a Smoothie Bowl

Learn how to build a healthy smoothie bowl to satisfy your cravings and fill you up.

Ready to upgrade your ordinary smoothie? Give smoothie bowls a try! These filling and delicious creations can be enjoyed any time of day and can be made in countless different ways. Whether you prefer to tack on more fruit or add more nuts and coconut flakes, there is no wrong answer when it comes to building a bowl all your own. For some inspiration, print out this smoothie bowl guide and take it with you the next time you have a craving. 


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