Being an adult is not for the faint of heart. Especially in your twenties when it’s super confusing. On one hand, I have friends who are engaged, married, have kids on the way. I’m house-hunting and couponing. I’m saving for retirement. I hung out with my linesisters the other night and we all started yawning around 11:30 pm. On the other hand, I have friends that are still in school, eat microwave meals, and don’t know the meaning of escrow.

I love sleeping in. I sometimes forget my retainer by the bathroom sink and have to race back home after making it halfway to work in the morning. It’s a weird, kind of in-between space. In between asking your parents for money and seeking a small business loan. In between sleeping with a pile of clean laundry and dropping off dry cleaning. In between tequila shots and apple cider vinegar shots. You get the idea!

peanut butter and jelly smoothie bowl

So for anybody else trying to toe the line between childhood comforts and adult responsibilities, this PB&J smoothie bowl is for you. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are classics and I don’t mind eating them to this day. I do prefer jam to jelly, though. There’s just something about the way it spreads. PB&J isn’t bad for you, either BUT if you’re trying to keep on top of what you eat and all that, this smoothie bowl is better.

It packs in all the great flavors of the simple sandwich in a gorgeous, grown-up package that’s quick and easy to make on top of everything else. This would also be great in a glass to-go and you can’t tell me it doesn’t look like real peanut butter and jelly swirled together! Like the frosé recipe I shared last week, you pretty much just throw stuff in a blender, pulse, and enjoy. Disclaimer: I use almond butter instead of peanut butter in this recipe. But PB&J just sounds better, ya know?

smoothie bowl topped with berries and almods

I know you’ll love this smoothie bowl once you try it. And sharing is caring so be sure to pin this recipe on Pinterest. Thanks for reading!

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P.S. more smoothies you should try:

How to Make a PB&J Smoothie Bowl

First, add “peanut butter” ingredients to a blender and pulse until smooth then pour into a bowl.

almond butter mixture in blender

Pour into a bowl.

almond butter smoothie in bowl

Rinse blender then blend berries and honey together to make the “jelly”.

raw honey, blueberries, and strawberries in blender

berry puree in blender

Swirl into the bowl.

smoothie bowl

Add garnishes of your choosing. Enjoy!

pb and j smoothie bowl




PB&J Smoothie Bowl
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
Everyone's favorite sandwich remixed into a PB&J smoothie bowl.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond butter smoothie bowl, breakfast ideas for kids, easy smoothie bowl, protein smoothie bowl
Servings: 1 bowl
"Peanut Butter"
  • 4 heaping tablespoons peanut butter or nut butter of your choice
  • 1 banana cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup milk I use unsweetened vanilla almond
  • handful of ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 7 strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey (optional)
  • nuts and extra berries (optional garnish)
  1. Add "peanut butter" ingredients to a blender and pulse until smooth.
  2. Rinse blender then blend berries and honey together to make the "jelly" then swirl into the bowl.
  3. Add garnishes of your choosing. Enjoy!

Recipe Video

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pb&j smoothie bowl surrounded by fresh berries