Blended Bliss: Best Smoothie Bowl Spots

By: Carolyn Hall | January 2, 2024
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Smoothie bowls have been all the craze in the wellness landscape, and those looking to dive into a delicious yet healthy treat should definitely give them a try. These colorful and nourishing bowls can be a vibrant choice to add to your day. Often filled with nutrients and superfoods like acai, smoothie bowls can be topped with items like fresh fruits, nuts, seeds, and other good-for-you ingredients. Whether you’re well-versed in the world of superfood smoothie bowls or want to give one a try, these places have great options to choose from…

CHEAT TREATS CAFE

5838 Shaefer Road, Dearborn

Cheat Treats Cafe is an excellent choice when you’re craving something sweet that also can be good for you. You can find gluten-free, keto, or vegan cookies, impressive milkshakes, keto cheesecake, and of course, acai and smoothie bowls. The acai bowls all have an acai base, with toppings like strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, bananas, and granola. There are six different smoothie bowl options, like the Peach Cobbler, which is made with peaches, oats, cinnamon, banana, stevia, and your choice of milk or almond milk, and the Green Lantern, with spinach, mango, pineapple, papaya, kiwi, banana, stevia, and milk choice. You can also choose from a variety of add-ins to customize your smoothie bowl, like goji berry, matcha green tea, cookie butter, chia seeds, and more.

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KWENCH JUICE CAFE

719 Griswold, Suite 110, Detroit

Kwench Juice Cafe offers all the good-for-you ingredients in a great-tasting serving. Here, you can order an acai or pitaya (dragon fruit) bowl. Choose from seven preselected options with your choice of base, or create your own! The Berry Gordy has banana, kiwi, strawberry, granola, and your choice of two berries and the liquid mix, with options like regular or chocolate almond milk, coconut milk, or coconut water. Another great choice is the Cacao Bowl, which includes banana, strawberry, and cacao, and is topped with shredded coconut, sliced bananas, and cacao nibs. 

NAKED FUEL JUICE

6718 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield

2976 West Maple Road, Troy

This spot is family-owned, run by a mother-daughter duo driven by the want to share nutritious foods for better eating. Naked Fuel Juice offers a variety of raw juices, wraps, salads, and smoothie bowls. Pick from an acai or pitaya base, and then select your add-ons, butters, and proteins for your custom bowl. There are almond, sunflower, and peanut butters, and vanilla, chocolate, and mocha proteins. The add-on list includes items like aloe vera, dates, ginseng, peppermint, kale, bee pollen, and much more.

URGE JUICE

3628 Twelve Mile Road, Berkley

Urge Juice has a welcoming environment and serves organic ingredients in feel-good foods. You can find quinoa bowls, cold-pressed juices, smoothies, acai bowls, and more. These bowls are a build-your-own style, with bases of acai and banana or pitaya and banana. After selecting a base, four toppings are included, which can be strawberry, banana, blueberry, chia seeds, coconut flakes, raspberry, granola, or pepitas (pumpkin seeds). Additional premium toppings are available for your bowls and are cacao nibs, goji berries, and hemp seeds.

BROME MODERN EATERY

22062 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn

Brome Modern Eatery is known for its awesome burgers, but its smoothie bowls are also noteworthy. With four different flavor options, there are certainly delicious options for everyone. Try the Blue Moon, with mango, pineapple, banana, honey, blue spirulina, and a coconut milk base, topped with fresh mango, raspberry, blueberry, turmeric granola, chia seed pudding, and shaved coconut for a wonderfully-blue bowl! Another option is the Berrnana Delight, made with a banana, strawberry, organic acai, and almond milk base, and then topped with turmeric granola, banana, shaved granola, strawberry, chocolate hazelnut butter, and chia seeds. 

7GREENS

1222 Library Street, Detroit

7Greens provides a flexitarian menu with made-from-scratch foods in a judgment-free zone. Order a wrap, burrito, an amazing salad, or an acai bowl. Each bowl has a base made with acai, banana, and strawberry, but differs in other base items and toppings. The XOXO bowl also has blueberry and coconut water within the base and is topped with gluten-free granola, kiwi, pineapple, and hemp hearts. The base of the PB Loco Moco also has cacao powder, organic peanut butter, and almond milk, and is topped with strawberries, coconut shavings, cacao nibs, and a honey drizzle. The Almond Joy bowl is perfect for lovers of the candy bar, with a base made with almond butter and almond milk, this acai bowl is topped with banana, coconut shavings, raw almonds, and agave drizzle. 

COCO SHACK

22701 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn

Coco Shack brings a variety of pure ingredients and organic add-ins to its menu items, creating a variety of options that are as fresh as they taste. There are ten acai bowl options, perfect for any flavor preferences or to switch it up and try something new when you stop in. The Hawaiian option has a base of organic mango, pineapples, strawberry, banana, and coconut milk, before being topped with items like coconut, organic granola, and honey. For matcha fans, Matcha Made in Heaven will be the perfect bowl for you! It has organic matcha powder, coconut milk, kale, spinach, pineapple, and organic mango in the base, and is topped with chia seeds, strawberry, pineapple, coconut, and honey. 

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