Easy Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl (Only Three Ingredients )
This dragon fruit smoothie bowl is one of the most effortless recipes you can make at home. It contains only three healthy ingredients and comes together in 10 minutes or less. If you have a powerful blender or a food processor making smoothie bowls like this one is a breeze.
You can serve this smoothie bowl as a breakfast or a snack, but it tastes like dessert. The consistency is exactly like a soft-serve ice cream, but a healthy one. Unlike store bought ice creams this recipe doesn’t contain added sugar or food dyes. The sweetness and the vibrant color are coming from the fruit.
Why should you make this dragon fruit smoothie bowl?
It is easy, delicious and nutritious recipe. You can serve it for breakfast, brunch, snack and even for dessert.
This is a customizable recipe. You can add whatever toppings you like. I usually add nuts or seeds to my smoothie bowls for some protein. You can also add your favorite protein powder. To add some grains to the recipe you can add oats or granola. Some cooked quinoa or puffed brown rice can give you more nutrients and extra texture. Feel free to add whatever you like.
Another reason to make this smoothie bowl is that it tastes like an ice cream, but it has health benefits. This bowl is sweetened only with fruit. In a single serving you get vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Depending on the milk you use for this recipe this bowl can be gluten free, vegan and heart healthy. I used cashew milk when I prepared it the last time. In the past I’ve tested it with whole and other nut milks. I always get great results.
Helpful tips about preparing the dragon fruit smoothie bowl
Use frozen fruit for this recipe. Fresh fruits won’t create the proper thickness. The consistency of this bowl has to be similar to a soft serve ice cream.
You need a powerful blender and patience when making a smoothie bowl. You might feel tempted to add more water or milk to the mixture, but don’t do it. That is going to ruin the texture and consistency of the smoothie bowl. We are looking for a soft serve consistency. Start by pulsing the ingredients a few times and stir between each cycle. I found out that using a food processor works better than a blender.
As soon as your smoothie is ready transfer it in a bowl and add your favorite toppings. I added sliced banana, blueberries and coconut chips.
Serve and consume right away. Don’t store leftovers.
For this recipe I used cubed dragon fruit. You can also find it in a purée form. I purchase frozen dragon fruit from Walmart or Sam’s Club. Look in the frozen fruit and vegetable aisle.
Easy Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl
- Food processor, blender
- 1 ½ cups frozen dragon fruit (pitaya) cubed
- 1 frozen banana medium size
- ½ cup milk of choice I used cashew milk
- blueberries, coconut, banana, seeds, nuts, granola, seeds, nuts
- Add one and a half cup of frozen dragon fruit, one frozen banana and half a cup of milk of choice. Blend everything together until you have a soft serve consistency.
- Transfer in a bowl and add your favorite toppings