Plant-Based Breakfast Recipe: Blueberry Banana Chia Bowl

Blueberry Banana Chia Bowl

Blueberry Banana Chia Bowl

I’m obsessed with chia bowls. I have to admit, it took me awhile to figure out how to make them in a way that I really like and now I can’t get enough. These bowls are a great plant-based way to get your day going. The key for me was not letting the chia seeds soak too long — I can’t do the overnight versions because the seeds get too soggy for me. Instead, I let them soak for about 15-30 minutes.

What are the health benefits of chia bowls?

  • Chia seeds are high in anti-inflammatory omega-3s and fiber to help keep you full. They also are a great source of complete plant protein.

  • Hemp seeds are another great source of protein and omega-3s

  • Coconut is a great source of fiber, iron and healthy fat

  • Cacao nibs have a ton of anti-oxidants, iron, calcium, and magnesium

  • Blueberries provide a ton of beneficial antioxidants

Blueberry Banana Chia Bowl Recipe

Blueberry Banana Chia Bowl Recipe

Here’s how to make a blueberry banana chia bowl

  1. Blend 1 cup of almond milk, 1 cup spinach, and 1 banana in a blender

  2. Place 3 tbsp of chia seeds in a bowl and pour mixture over the chia seeds

  3. Let mixture soak for 15-30 minutes (or overnight if you want to make it the night before)

  4. Stir mixture and place 1 tbsp hemp seeds, 1 tbsp cacao nibs, 1 tbsp shredded coconut and 1/2 cup blueberries on top

  5. Enjoy!

Who knew this simply bowl packed such a nutritious punch?!

Blueberry Banana Chia Bowl_2.jpg


Ashley Lillis.jpeg

Ashley Lillis is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach dedicated to helping women find their own version of healthy through sustainable lifestyle changes.

Book your free strategy session and get started on your journey to ditch the diets and get healthy for good.