Very Merry Berry Smoothie Bowl


2016 Kids Recipe Challenge Winning Recipe: 3rd Place!  [Breakfast]

Kasey in Toronto describes this recipe as a “breakfast art project!” You can make patterns and then stir them together before eating. It’s fun breakfast food!

Kids can help pour the ingredients into the blender and then decorate the bowl with their favourite ingredients.  

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: N/A

Serves: 3 - 1 cup (250 mL) Servings


  1. Use your favourite fruit when they are in season, or frozen fruit. 

  2. Make the granola mixture ahead of time. Store it in an airtight container for a quick, crunchy topping.


Fresh or frozen berries

1 cup (250 mL) 


2 Tbsp 

Chia Seeds

2 tsp (10 mL)

Almonds, slivered or chopped

2 tsp (10 mL)

Unsweetened shredded coconut

2 tsp (10 mL)

Frozen banana


Plain 0% fat Greek Yogurt

1 cup (250 mL)

Milk or milk alternative

1 cup (250 mL)

Diced watermelon, berries or other fruit 1 cup (250 mL) 


  1. Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Clean all countertops and equipment used for food preparation.      

  2. Gently rinse fresh berries (if using) under cool running water.   

  3. In a small bowl, combine granola, chia seeds, almonds and coconut; set granola mixture aside. 

  4. In a blender combine berries, frozen banana, yogurt and milk. Blend until smooth and creamy. Divide among 3 bowls. 

  5. Sprinkle with granola mixture. Top with watermelon, berries or other fruit and serve. 

Nutrition information per serving (1 cup):

Calories: 187 kcal

Protein: 9 g

Fat: 5 g

Carbohydrate: 31 g

Fibre: 4 g

Sodium: 97 mg

Iron: 1 mg

Calcium: 254 mg

Last Update – April 29, 2024

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