mango kefir smoothie bowl mango kefir smoothie bowl Israeli Kitchen Mango and kefir make a sweet and refreshing combo for breakfast. (Photo: Jerry James Stone)

Mango kefir smoothie bowl

A different kind of breakfast, and one that'll start your day just right.

  • Yield: Serves 2
  • Prep time: 5 minutes

If you are looking for a healthy start to your day, you must try these smoothie bowls. Made with kefir, this combination is both good and good for you. Yeah, it’s a bit cliche to say… but it is also true.

If you're not familiar with kefir, it's a thick milk drink that's similar to yogurt. It's popular in Eastern Europe and parts of the Mediterranean, and it's becoming increasingly trendy in the U.S. Aside from turning it into a lovely breakfast, you can also use it in baking – it's a suitable substitute for buttermilk.

Mango and kefir are a great combo. It tastes like a more tart version of a mango lassi. The honey is really a suggestion, but you can omit it if you love tart foods. Be sure to check out this tip on cutting a mango, if you are slicing the fruit yourself.


  • 12 ounces fresh mango chunks
  • 1/2 cup kefir
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Chopped almonds
  • Poppy seeds


Add the mango chunks, kefir, honey and a handful of ice to a blender. Blend until smooth.

Add more honey for desired sweetness.

Divide the smoothie into two bowls.

Top with almonds and poppyseeds.

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