10 Yogurt Bowl Ideas for Breakfast

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Healthy yogurt bowls are a quick breakfast you can make with little effort. I’m sharing all types of mix-ins and toppings you can use to make your yogurt bowl just right for you.

More often than not, we want something quick and easy while still being nutritious for breakfast. We don’t always have time to break out the pans to cook eggs and sausages.

What if something provided nutrition, colorful and flavorful elements, and was relatively easy to make? In come yogurt bowls! Yogurt bowls take only a few minutes to make. Plus, the variety is endless.

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3 yogurt bowls with various toppings

What Yogurt Can You Use for Yogurt Bowls?

Greek Yogurt – Greek yogurt is known for it’s thicker, creamy texture and high protein content. Depending on your diet preferences, you can use a full-fat or low-fat version.

Plain / Regular Yogurt –This is the most common kind of yogurt found in grocery stores. There are various flavors available, but it’s recommended to stick to plain yogurt for the lowest sugar content.

Coconut Yogurt – Coconut yogurt is a great dairy-free option. It’s not as thick as Greek yogurt, but it will provide a unique, tropical flavor.

Soy Yogurt – Soy yogurt is another excellent dairy-free, vegan option.

Icelandic Yogurt – This type of yogurt also has a high protein content and has a slightly tangy flavor. It also has a thicker consistency, like Greek yogurt.

3 yogurt bowls with fruit and nuts

1. Orange and Dark Chocolate

Orange and Dark Chocolate yogurt bowl

Mix ins:

Orange juice (1 tbsp, freshly squeezed)

Toppings:

Orange (1, peeled and chopped)

Dark chocolate square (1, grated)

Pecans (1 tbsp, chopped)

2. Cinnamon Apple

Cinnamon Apple yogurt bowl

Toppings:

Apple (½, peeled, seeded, and diced)

Maple syrup (1 tbsp)

Cinnamon (1/8 tsp )

Nutmeg (a pinch)

Walnuts (2 tbsp, chopped)

  1. Add apple, maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg to a saucepan. Cover with 1/8 cup of water.
  2. Now heat up the saucepan to low heat and let it cook until soft. That will take around 10-12 minutes or so.
  3. Let the cooked apples cool down.
  4. Top the bowl with them and sprinkle with chopped walnuts.

3. Berry and Granola

Berry and Granola yogurt bowl

Mix ins:

Unsweetened shredded coconut (1 tbsp)

Toppings:

Granola (2 tbsp)

Raspberries (1/3 cup)

Blackberries (1/3 cup)

Blueberries (1/3 cup)

4. Peanut Butter Banana

Peanut Butter Banana yogurt bowl

Mix ins:

Peanut butter (2 tbsp, melted)

Toppings:

Banana (1, sliced)

Ground flaxseed (¼ cup )

Maple syrup (1 tsp)

5. Cashew Lime

Cashew Lime yogurt bowl

Mix ins:

Cashew butter (1 tbsp)

Toppings:

Blueberries (1/3 cup)

Mango slices (a few)

Lime zest (1 tsp)

6. Jam, Peanut Butter and Strawberries

Jam, Peanut Butter and Strawberries yogurt bowl

Mix ins:

Strawberry jam (1 tbsp)

Toppings:

Peanut butter (2 tbsp, melted)

Granola (1 tbsp)

Strawberries (3, sliced)

7. Almond and Coconut

Almond and Coconut yogurt bowl

Mix ins:

Almond butter (2 tbsp)

Toppings:

Granola (1 tbsp)

Pumpkin seeds (1 tbsp )

Cacao nibs (1 tbsp)

Unsweetened shredded coconut (2 tbsp)

Raspberries (¼ cup)

8. Summer Fruit

Summer Fruit yogurt bowl

Mix ins:

Chia seeds (1 tbsp)

Toppings:

Frozen summer fruits (1 cup)

Orange juice (½ cup)

Almonds (1 tbsp, chopped)

Kiwi (1, sliced)

Raspberries (1/3 cup)

  1. Mix the chia seeds with yogurt.
  2. Get a blender, add frozen summer fruits and orange juice. Blend until one smooth texture.
  3. Then, cover the yogurt with the blended fruits. Finally, top with almonds, kiwi, and raspberries.

9. Chocolate Pecan

Chocolate Pecan yogurt bowl

Mix ins:

Peanut butter (1 tbsp, melted)

Cocoa powder (½ tbsp)

Maple syrup (1 tsp)

Toppings:

Granola (1 tbsp)

Pecans (2 tbsp, chopped)

Raspberries (1/3 cup)

Unsweetened shredded coconut (1 tbsp)

10. Lemon and Strawberries

Lemon and Strawberries yogurt bowl

Mix ins:

Fresh lemon juice (1 tbsp)

Chia seeds (½ tbsp)

Toppings:

Strawberries (4, sliced)

Almonds (2 tbsp, chopped)

Unsweetened shredded coconut (1 tbsp)

Lemon zest (1 tsp)

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5 from 2 votes

10 Yogurt Ideas for Breakfast

By Karo @ AllNutritious
In need of a quick breakfast? These greek yogurt bowl ideas for breakfast are nutritious, easy, and yummy. Play with toppings and mix-ins to create something that you'll love.
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Servings: 10 yogurt bowls

Ingredients 

  • Yogurt Greek, plain, coconut, soy, Icelandic

Mix-ins

  • Nut butter peanut, almond, cashew
  • Jam strawberry, raspberry, mango, apple, etc
  • Fresh juice lemon, orange, lime, etc

Toppings

  • Fruits berries, bananas, kiwi, mango, pineapple, apple, oranges, etc
  • Nuts Walnuts, pecans, almonds, cashews, pistachios, etc
  • Granola
  • Sweeteners maple syrup, honey, vanilla extract, etc
  • Seeds pumpkin, chia, flax, etc
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Instructions 

  • Agg yogurt to a bowl
  • Mix in a few of your favorite liquid ingredients.
  • Top up with dry ingredients, sweetener, nut butter, etc.

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