Chickpea Berry Banana Smoothie Bowl
Course Breakfasts
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Chickpeas
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Nutrition 1/2 cup serving
Recipe Contributed By Lee from America

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Chickpea Banana Berry Smoothie Bowl

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes


Blended Ingredients

  • 2 banana, frozen
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas, sprouted
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3 dates, medjool; pitted
  • 1/4 cup pineapple
  • 1 cup blackberries, or marionberries

Toppings: you pick!

  • sprouted buckwheat granola
  • coconut chips
  • marionberries
  • hemp seeds
  • chia seeds
  • almonds
  • blueberries
  • pumpkin seeds, pepitas
  • puffed quinoa
  • goji berries
  • sesame seeds
  • mulberries
  • cacao nibs


To sprout chickpeas:

  • Add 2 cups* of dried chickpea beans to filtered, cool water and let them soak 8-12 hours (or overnight). Rinse them in a colander under cold running water. Put rinsed chickpeas in a big pot and cover with 3" water, then bring them to a boil. Turn down heat and let chickpeas simmer until they are tender/cooked through, normally around 30-40 minutes.
  • *This makes extra sprouted chickpeas. Use them for multiple smoothies, or add them to your lunch as a salad topper!

To make smoothie bowl:

  • Blend ingredients in a high power blender or food processor until smooth, soft-serve like consistency is achieved. Add the toppings of your choice and enjoy!