Blackberry Smoothie Bowl with Watermelon Popsicles

Are you over the ‘green smoothie’ trend? Why not try a blackberry smoothie bowl. With only three ingredients and a short pulse in the blender, the resulting mixture will be soft, smooth and just a bit sweet. And hiding within the beautiful purple color are some amazing nutritional benefits.

With one of the highest antioxidant levels of any fruit, the blackberry may help reduce heart disease and certain types of cancer. In addition, the blackberry is full of flavonoids and manganese, which are needed for the normal functioning of your brain, nervous system and many of your body's enzyme systems. Blackberries are also full of vitamin C, vitamin K, and fiber. All these benefits at only 62 calories per cup.

Add some cantaloupe, strawberries, pineapples, chia seeds or oats and further boost the nutritional benefits of this beautiful smoothie bowl.

Blackberry Smoothie Bowl with Watermelon Popsicles

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Blackberry Smoothie Bowl with Watermelon Popsicles
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Blackberry Smoothie Bowl with Watermelon Popsicles

With only three ingredients and a short pulse in the blender, the resulting mixture will be soft, smooth and just a bit sweet. And hiding within the beautiful purple color are some amazing nutritional benefits.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 165kcal
Author Joss D

Ingredients

  • 1 cup blackberries, cleaned
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • Toppings: watermelon popsicles (recipe below), cantaloupe, strawberries, pineapples, chia seeds, oats

Tools

Instructions

  • Add the blackberries, greek yogurt and honey to a blender. Pulse until soft and smooth.
  • Serve in a bowl and add the toppings.
  • EXTRA: For the watermelon popsicles, simply cut a watermelon in half and scoop the pulp into a blender. Add a bit of honey or agave nectar. Mix until smooth. Pour the mix into popsicle molds and freeze. (You can save the empty watermelon halves to use as bowls for the smoothie if you like!)
Nutrition Facts
Blackberry Smoothie Bowl with Watermelon Popsicles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 165 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 374mg11%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 310IU6%
Vitamin C 30.2mg37%
Calcium 152mg15%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information on In the Kitch is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. It may not include toppings and/or dipping sauce.

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The blackberry smoothie bowl is blended to sweet, purple perfection. Hidden inside are the antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber your body needs to maintain healthy functions. That green isn’t looking as appetizing as this nutrient-rich purple, now is it?

For an added nutritional boost (and pop of color), make some watermelon popsicles ahead of time. Simply blend some watermelon and a bit of honey until smooth, pour into popsicle molds and freeze. When the popsicles are solid, add them to your bowl as an extra special way to enjoy your blackberry smoothie bowl.

With such beauty (and nutrition) in your bowl, are you convinced that being healthy doesn’t have to make you feel green? What did you use to add some color to your smoothie bowl?

Hungry for more healthy recipes? Try our Escalivada (Grilled Vegetables)

Blackberry Smoothie Bowl with Watermelon Popsicles. With only three ingredients and a short pulse in the blender, the resulting mixture will be soft, smooth and just a bit sweet. And hiding within the beautiful purple color are some amazing nutritional benefits.

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