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Hi, I'm Valerie! I'm a content creator and visual storyteller based in Portland, OR. I'm also a wellness writer for SWEATLet's Regale is a space filled with bits + bites of real food, life and travel that are part of my everyday life. It's a breeding ground for ideas and excitement for a balanced and inspired lifestyle.

Keep It Clean: Where To Find The Best Smoothie Bowls In Portland

Keep It Clean: Where To Find The Best Smoothie Bowls In Portland


Ah! Smoothie bowls. These blended healthy treats that generally double as a good-for-you breakfast or power boosting snack. Whether it's packed with leafy greens, bright colored fruit, or creamy avocado, these super-bowls are filling, nutrient-packed, and most importantly, downright delicious. And, in a town where keeping it clean and active is the norm, it's no wonder so many places offer smoothie bowls in Portland. Here are the seven best spots for smoothie bowls and what bowl to order:

Bowl of the Gods at Kure Juice Bar

Photo Credit: Instagram, @megan.ell

This amazing bowl of goodness with an apple juice-based smoothie is topped with gluten-free granola, goji berries, shredded coconut, cinnamon, and fruit. The awesome factor in this, is that Kure Juice Bar uses protein powder and acai in the smoothie for protein-energy power boost, and some bonus nutrients. Kure Juice Bar, Southeast, 4409 SE Hawthorne Blvd.

Super Bowl atBula Kava House

Phot Credit: Instagram, @bulakavahouse

Crafted with passion, Bula Kava's smoothie bowls are delicious. The Super Bowl at Bula Kava is a blended base of acai, coconut water, mixed berries, vanilla vegan protein powder, maca, and coconut oil, all topped with Hammer & Tuffy’s granola, banana, bee pollen, coconut flakes, and goji berries. Bula Kava House, 3115 SE Division St.

Great Green at The Bowl & Berry

Photo Credit: Instagram, @always23

The Bowl & Berry's Great Green is a blend of spinach, pineapple, apple and banana, topped with more ananas, GF Honey Hemp Granola™ and Twisted Honey™ and added extras of strawberry and kiwi. The granola and honey add great texture and really enhanced the fruity flavors within the bowl. The Bowl & Berry, 4708 NW Bethany Blvd

Sunrise Bowl at Canteen

Photo Credit: Instagram, @mariassmann

Rise and shine with Canteen's Sunrise Bowl. Tis delicious bowl of granola and blended blueberries, banana, and fresh juiced fuji apples is topped with chopped hazelnuts and fresh fruit. It's now wonder this draws a following and creating new American staples. Caneen, 2816 SE Stark St

Almond Bowl at Sip

Photo Credit: Instagram, @sipjuicecart

As if things couldn't get better, this Almond Bowl from Sip juice cart is on point, and what all of your smoothie bowl dreams are made of. The bowl of pure goodness has organic granola blended with strawberries, banana, almond butter, and almond milk; topped with fresh fruit, chopped almonds, and a dash of cinnamon. Yes, insert the "mmm's" and "yumm's" here. Sip Juice Cart, 3029 SE 21st Ave

SOMA Bowl at Greenleaf Juicing Company

Photo Credit: Insgaram, Full of energy and antioxidants, this SOMA Bowl from Green Leaf Juicing Company is truly a beautiful acai bowl of pure maple syrup, cinnamon, almond butter, kale, blueberry, granola, orange, banana, ice; topped with cacao nibs, cashews, shredded coconut. Greenleaf Juicing Compan - various locations around Portland.

Tropicalia Bowl at Carioca Bowls

Photo Credit: Instagram, Carioca Bowl's is the first acai bowl place serving up beautiful, delicious bowls that you'd find on the beaches in Rio. All bowls are served and topped with fresh ingredients of fruits and superfoods. Order the Tropicalia BowlThe Original açaí blended with raw coconut water, mango, and pineapple. It's a Brazillian vacation in a bowl. Carioca Bowls, 827 NE Alberta St

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