5 Sweet Spins on Yogurt Bowls

Top your favorite Greek yogurt (or regular yogurt) with these sweet toppings for a breakfast or snack done right.

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Get inspired with these beautiful toppings for your yogurt bowl.

Berry Crush: Crushed Blueberries, Raspberries and Blackberries, and Honey, Ginger and Nuts

Whether it’s for breakfast, a snack or a dessert, this combination of berries, honey and thick yogurt is pretty much unbeatable — and a touch of freshly grated ginger puts the dish well over the top. Here the (fresh or frozen) berries are crushed and warmed through to release their juices. Start with a handful of blueberries in a pot over medium heat, then crush them with a fork and cook until juicy. Stir in blackberries and cook until softened. Finally, stir in raspberries, a pinch of finely grated ginger and honey to taste. Swirl over yogurt and top with toasted almonds, pistachios or walnuts. Garnish with some thinly sliced candied ginger if you'd like.

Carrot Cake: Shredded Carrots, Chopped Dates, Toasted Coconut Flakes, Cardamom, Cinnamon and Maple Syrup

Get all the great flavors you love about carrot cake minus the cake! Cardamom tastes particularly good when combined with toasted coconut and plump Medjool dates. Drizzle with maple syrup and a generous pinch of cinnamon for dessert or breakfast.

Super Foodie: Goji, Chia, Ground Flax and Blueberries

Antioxidant-rich goji berries and blueberries, Omega-rich flax and the endurance powers of chia make this combo the perfect morning fuel. For a dose of healthy fats and an extra energy boost, add a drizzle of coconut oil.

Cherry Oatmeal Cookie: Toasted Oats, Chopped Hazelnuts, Dried Cherries, Cocoa Nibs and Fresh Cherry Garnish

This fun take on an oatmeal cookie has lots of great flavor, thanks to toasted oats and hazelnuts. You can use fresh or dried cherries here, plus honey or maple syrup to taste. The cacao nibs add a nice burst of bitter chocolate flavor, but they can also be swapped out for a few chocolate chips or your favorite chopped dark chocolate.

Wake-Up Call: Matcha, Raw Cacao Chocolate Sauce, Kiwi and Blackberries

For breakfast or an afternoon pick-me-up, this bowl is sure to get you focused and awake. Matcha is packed with antioxidants and helps with mental clarity without the caffeine crash. Combined with the antioxidant powers of raw cacao, it will prepare you for any challenge. Make a homemade chocolate sauce with almond butter (or your favorite nut butter), raw cacao or cocoa powder, and honey or maple syrup to taste, then thin with water until it’s your desired consistency. Swirl the sauce over yogurt and use a small strainer to dust the top with matcha powder. The kiwi and berries add a tangy-sweet pop of flavor and color.

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