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Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl

Photo: Caitlin Bensel; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Anna Hampton
Active time 10 mins
Total time 20 mins

Serves 1 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

This vibrant magenta smoothie bowl is as delicious as it is beautiful. Dragon fruit doesn't have much flavor (but loads of color), which lets the other ingredients, like delicately sweet almond milk, tangy kombucha, and tart pineapple shine. You can't go wrong with tropical fruit toppers, but pineapple is quite striking when paired with pepitas and bee pollen. Fizzy kombucha makes the texture of this easy smoothie bowl quite unique and addicting.


  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 4 ounces frozen fresh pineapple chunks (about 1 cup)
  • 3 ounces pink dragon fruit flesh (from about 1 pink-fleshed dragon fruit)
  • 1/4 cup kombucha
  • 1 ounce fresh pineapple slices (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 tablespoon raw pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 teaspoon bee pollen

Nutrition Information

  • calories 289
  • fat 9.6 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 6 g
  • protein 8 g
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 13 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 64 mg
  • calcium 309 mg
  • sugars 13 g

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together almond milk and chia seeds in a serving bowl. Chill until thickened, about 15 minutes, whisking once after 7 minutes.

  2. Combine pineapple chunks, dragon fruit, and kombucha in a blender. Process on high until smooth, about 1 minute.

  3. Push thickened chia mixture to one side of serving bowl; pour smoothie into empty side. Garnish with fresh pineapple slices, pepitas, and bee pollen.