The 5 Best Smoothie Bowls in Canggu, Bali

 

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day which also happens to be my favourite! It’s very important to make sure you give your body the fuel it needs to get started for the day! However, while looking after our body it’s very important that our minds are happy too. And what’s a better way to wake up to a delicious colourful smoothie bowl underneath the palm trees in beautiful Bali! Because after all a happy mind is a happy body!

One of the trendiest spots in Bali is called Canggu. Here you’ll find lots of cute cafes serving all kinds of superfoods and of course lots of smoothie bowls.

However, from the large variety of smoothie bowls these are the ultimate must tries! From nutty banana & avocado bowls to tropical greens!

 

 

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Cafe: Bali Bowls

Smoothie bowls: ‘Green Giant’ & ‘Banana-Cado’

This smoothie bowl is called ‘Green Giant’ which consists of spinach, kale, mango, banana, lime, turmeric, granola, coconut flakes and soya milk. This is the first green smoothie bowl where only the colour is green, the flavour tastes like tropical mango!

The ‘Banana-Cado’ smoothie bowl is a little more comforting as it has a more nutty and sweet flavour – which I love! The ingredients are banana, avocado, oats, peanut butter, dates, goji berry, chia seeds, granola and oat milk. Sweet and crunchy!

 

 

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Cafe: The Shady Shack

Smoothie bowl: ‘Greenpeace’

This greeny consists of kale, spinach, spirulina, banana, coconut water, coconut oil, goji, chia, bee pollen and muesli. It’s extremely delicious and very nutritious. It’s the best spot to enjoy a green smoothie bowl surrounded by green rice fields and palm trees! Making you feel greener than ever!

 

 

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Cafe: Kynd Community

Smoothie bowl: ‘Green and Grind’

This bowl consists of banana, mango, spinach, flax, maca, spirulina, coconut water and is topped with home-made granola and tropical fruit. It’s absolutely delicious, super refreshing and extremely healthy. Who knows even a secret message will be spelled out in your bowl!

 

 

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Cafe: Matcha Cafe

Smoothie bowl: ‘Matcha Earth’

This tropical bowl is made with matcha, kale, avocado, dates, moringa, aloe vera, banana, blended with fresh young coconut water and topped with seasonal island fruits, blueberries, coconut flakes, almonds and spirulina swirls. Definitely a bowl full of endless textures and flavours! The thing that makes this bowl so special is the amazing quality matcha! This bowl tastes like a tropical matcha dream!

 

 

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Cafe: Peloton Supershop

Smoothie bowl: ‘Green Bowl’

At Peloton Supershop they make large bowl that will definitely ease your breakfast cravings! The smoothie base is made out of banana, mango, coconut water, spirulina, moringa protein powder. Then it’s topped with tropical fruit, toasted coconut flakes and cinnamon, cashew & raisin granola. A bowl full of healthy goodness and pure happiness!

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Wherever I go I have always been the biggest smoothie bowl lover. Somehow I always manage to find myself an Acai bowl but if not I just make my own! Lately my obsession has become a lifestyle and I now have lots of different smoothie bowl recipes I love to make daily for myself and for everyone around me!

Just for you guys I have decided to make a special selection which are released in the form of an online flash cookbook! Here you’ll be able to read about my favourite smoothie bowls, including the ultimate ‘Nutty Chocolate Dream’ bowl – trust me, you’ll want to know all about this one!

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The first Superfoods bar serving the best Açai in Saint-Tropez – Açai Spot

 

I love the South of France for it’s warm colours, it’s cosy atmosphere and it’s beautiful scenery. I come here very often and that’s why I am so happy to have found this little gem in the middle of Saint-Tropez! Apart from the beach of course this will be the spot where you’ll find me! Enjoying my Açai Bowl in the sun while watching people go past through the stunning streets of the city.

This cafe that I am so in love with is called Açai Spot. It’s a little cafe in the middle of a cute street near the water. It’s the perfect spot to quickly pick up some breakfast or a quick snack. Or if you got some time sit down with your freshly made Açai bowl and enjoy the view.

What’s so special about this place is the fact that everything they serve here is 100% natural, has no sugar and absolutely no animal products in it. All the dishes are home-made, high quality and made with pure love. But it’s not only the dishes that are 100% natural. You are sitting in a complete natural environment! The bar is made with organic material and even the plastic bowls, cups and cutlery is made with compostable ‘plastic’. Meaning when a bowl or a spoon is placed in water it will dissolve over a short time – happy days for Mother Nature!

 

 

What to have

 

My absolute favourite and of course the first thing you have to try is the Açai Bowl (S €13/L €16). The amazing thing is that you can put together your entire bowl. Starting with a base you can choose between coconut, pitaya, Açai Pure and Açai Energy. Then choose the fruit you want it mixed with and finish off with the toppings! Different types of fruit, seeds, quinoa flakes and so on. If you order large you are in for a treat as it’s prepared to be a full meal. With lots of protein and amazing vitamins and minerals you have yourself a healthy boost that both your body and mind will love!

 

 

The quality of their ingredients and Açai is truly impressive. In fact, you’ll even see people from Brazil licking their lips when they leave with their very own bowl. One thing is for sure, they have some kick ass açai with which they make a kick ass bowl!

If you are an Açai freak like me this is also a great spot to take some high quality Açai home with you. They sell large bags of it in the cafe which are amazing. They also have snacks made daily such as delicious Energy Balls, which are great to take on the go! You can also order a fresh cold soup, juice, vegan protein smoothie or a ginger health shot if you are feeling extra healthy!

I truly love everything about this cafe. The natural and cosy atmosphere, the sweet and comforting people and of course the high quality and delicious products and meals. Their focus is ‘to inspire people to make decisions for a healthy and balanced diet by offering products aimed at their well-being’. All this with a little fun and sweetness added!

 

Where to go

Açai Spot is open everyday from 7am -7pm and their address is 15 Rue des Remparts
in Saint-Tropez. 

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Jikaa cafe – Breakfast heaven in between the peaceful rice fields of Canggu, Bali

 

Waking up with a freshly made smoothie bowl and a nutty coffee is all you want when you’re living the Bali life. And there is no better place to get a quiet spot at Jikaa on an early morning.

Jikaa is a lovely cafe that’s hidden in-between the rice fields in Canggu. Place yourself onto the comfy couch with a book in your hands and enjoy a quiet moment while the smell of freshly grounded coffee creeps up your nose. For me it’s these moments that make me smile from ear to ear and leaves me feeling mellow and happy. It’s the perfect place to get a quiet piece of mind and enjoy some peaceful time.

 

 

Personally I’m a huge coffee freak and I can honestly say that Jikaa has one of the best cappuccino’s in Canggu. The moment you walk in you can already smell the coffee beans,  the sound of milk being steamed and cups clinking together fills the room and it automatically makes you crave a coffee. And these cravings are always rewarded with the most delicious cappuccino!

 

 

What to order

First things first, a delicious soya cappuccino! This coffee is perfect in strength and the milk doesn’t overpower the delicious coffee taste. After every sip you’ll notice the nutty after taste which gives it its unique flavour. Its soft, yet full of flavour.

The ‘Namaste’ smoothie bowl (48k Idr/ 2.50 Gbp) is one of my favourites and a must try for all the green lovers! It consists of spinach, kale, avocado, strawberry and banana and its topped with sea salt granola, dried coconut and mixed fruit. Its fruity, honest and absolutely delicious.

 

Where to go

Jikaa is open from Monday until Saturday from 7.30am – 5pm and it’s located on Jl. Pantai Berawa No.1a in Canggu, Bali. 

 

It’s the perfect breakfast spot for any breakfast lover as well as a coffee freak like me!

 

 

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Where to find the ultimate vegan food: The Shady Shack in Bali

 

I think that we can all agree with the fact that The Shady Shack is a special place with some memorable food. The early mornings when I got woken up with a delicious coconut latte and a ‘vegan chocolate chip cookie’ in bed. Or the afternoons when my chocolate cravings got the better of me and I had a ‘Choc tops‘ chocolate smoothie to distil any chocolate cravings. The Shady Shack gave me many happy moments and it will always be one of my favourite places in Canggu.

 

 

I am in love with it’s tropical vibes and delicious food. I love to sit in their comfy chair surrounded by palm trees and flowers while enjoying the view over the rice fields.  Everything you thought Bali would look and feel like you will experience right here in this spot.

 

What I love

 

The Shady Shack is a vegetarian cafe but it also truly makes all your vegan dreams come true. Their menu is full of vibrant dishes that will even make your non-vegan friends dribble over their plate. I mean common, who can resist the creamiest, thickest, smoothest and deepest looking ‘Nutella cake‘ you have ever seen. We all have that soft spot for Nutella but to now finally taste vegan Nutella that also tastes just like real Nutella makes me want to jump 5 feet in the air of excitement. Fellow vegans, I’m 100% you will get just as excited and just as addicted to this ‘Nutella cake’ as I did.

 

 

The Shady Shack also makes the best smoothie bowls and really go full out with the toppings – no boring smoothie bowl can be found here! My favourite is the ‘Greenpeace smoothie bowl‘ (90k Idr/3.85 Gbp) which consists of kale, spinach, spirulina, banana, coconut water, coconut oil, goji, chia, bee pollen and muesli. Even though it’s a very green smoothie bowl it has sweet and fruity flavours too which overpowers all the green ingredients – making it taste tropical and healthy!

 

 

For dinner I love getting a burger here. If you are vegan or not you want to get down and dirty while eating a burger. You want to be able to use your hands and have a little mayo dropping out from the back because only then you feel like you ate a real burger. Well people, this is the spot that serves the ultimate vegan burger. The ‘Vegan cheeseburger‘ (90k Idr/4.60 GBP) consists of a mushroom and eggplant patty topped with vegan feta cheese, fresh tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, vegan aioli, homemade tomato ketchup in a whole wheat bun. Cheese melts down your patty and it’s just full of flavour and textures, its simply amazing.

 

The Shady Shack is also one of my favourite spots to get a take away coconut cappuccino or a matcha latte. They make their coconut milk freshly every morning which is delicious in a cup of coffee.

 

Where to go

The Shady Shack’s address is Jl. Tanah Barak No.57 in Canggu and its open everyday from 7.30 am – 22.00 pm.

Im sure you’ll fall in love with it’s tropical vibes and it amazing food just like I did! Buon a petite y’all!

 

 

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Another day in breakfast Paradise at Kynd Community

 

Another day in paradise, another tropical breakfast in Bali! My favourite part of the day is waking up to a good cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast right here in the tropics. One spot that I love going to and you can’t miss out on is a cafe named Kynd Community.

Kynd Community is a plant-based cafe hidden away in the busy streets of Seminyak. This cafe really shows that plant-based food doesn’t have to be boring at all. Their menu is full of vibrance and their dishes explode with flavours and veggie goodness.

The cafe has a tropical and laid-back vibe. People come strolling in for take-away coffees and a cheeky vegan chocolate chip banana muffin as they walk away with a smile. All kinds of delicious vegan desserts are laid out at the counter and you cant help but stare at them as you walk past. The smell of freshly grounded coffee hangs in the air and laughter fills the room. Its a lovely space to hang out and enjoy some Bali vibes.

 

 

What to get

As you might know I am the biggest coffee freak and thats why I am happy to say that the coffee they serve here is delicious! They make their milks fresh every morning and you can choose between soya, coconut and roasted almond & date milk, my favourite here is the soya.

 

 

Their menu is so vibrant and there are so many delicious options. As everything is plant-based I would say that everything on the menu is as delicious as the other. However, I love getting the ‘Greener Grass’ juice (50k Idr/ 2.50 pounds) for some refreshing green goodness. This juice is extremely fresh and I definitely recommend you to get it on a hot day. Even though it’s a green juice it does also have a sweet taste to it and as there is some ginger in there as well its creates a perfect flavour balance.

Then of course a must have and also one of my favourites is the ‘Green and Grind’ smoothie bowl (69k Idr/ 3.60 pounds). This green goodness consists of banana, mango, spinach, flax, maca, spirulina, coconut water and is topped with home-made granola and tropical fruit. Its absolutely delicious, super refreshing and extremely healthy. Even though this might be a green bowl it does not taste overly green and still has some sweetness to it. What I find different from this bowl compared to others is that when you have finished the toppings you don’t just have the rest of the smoothie to spoon out. Instead at Kynd Community puts the granola on the bottom so with every spoonful you have some crunchy granola.

Tip:

When ordering your smoothie bowl ask if they can write a personalised message for you as a topping on your bowl. Its a little bit of fun that will look great on your Insta 😉

 

 

Have you fallen in love with the home-made granola, their cookies or even their cutlery then no worries! You can purchase them inside and take home some Bali vibes! I definitely recommend to take home some chocolate chip cookie vibes!

 

 

Where to go

They are open everyday from 6am – 5pm and their address is Jl. Petitenget No.12X, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Bali.

 

 

This is the ultimate spot for a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch with friends – you will even convince that one non-vegan friend that vegan food can be vibrant and delicious! Enjoy!

 

 

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