Chocolate Banana Date Smoothie Bowl

This recipe is long overdue. My friend Dori asked for it last week, but I kept putting off writing about it. I have a few excuses, including going out of town to Cleveland and wanting to write about a bunch of other recipes, first. But whatever.

ANYWAY. This recipe was inspired by my friend Carly, who makes a frequent appearance on this blog and told me about a delicious smoothie bowl that she made a week ago. It had banana, dates, coconut Icelandic yogurt, almond butter, cacao powder.

The timing worked out well because I just brought back some dates from San Francisco. I blended everything together, topped the bowl with shredded coconut, toasted almonds, sliced bananas and cacao nibs and called it a day.

And oh, what a great day it was.

Here’s a song that reminds me of this bowl.

Chocolate Banana Date Smoothie Bowl (from me, to you)


1 banana
1 handful of dates
1/2 cup coconut yogurt (I used Siggi’s 2%)
1 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder
1 tsp of honey or agave, or more to taste
1 tsp almond butter
sliced banana, toasted almonds, cacao nibs and shredded coconut for topping


Blend everything in a blender on high until smoothie. Pour into a bowl and top with sliced banana, toasted almonds, cacao nibs and shredded coconut. You can even drizzle some almond butter on top…I just didn’t think of it at the time.

About Emily Wasserman

Bonjour! My name is Emily and I'm a writer based in St. Louis. I'm also a home baker with a small business, Amélie Bakery. I'm a self-proclaimed francophile and love French pastries and baking.
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