It’s Super Bowl season!
And we’re not talking about the NFL.
Everybody wants to get fit this 2018 by exercising and eating healthy. However, some people cringe as soon as they hear that dreaded H word. For some, eating or being healthy is synonymous to depriving yourself with small-portioned and tasteless meals. Well, we have great news for you – granola bowls are here to save the day!
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Granola bowls are slowly gaining popularity – even those who aren’t health nuts are scrambling to try it for themselves. Why the hype, you ask? Not only do they taste good (usually paired with yogurt or smoothies) they also contain a multitude of health benefits as well! Granola bowls reportedly help lower cholesterol, boost energy, prevent risk of cancer and so much more.
The Wholesome Table – various branches
Bianca Araneta-Elizalde’s The Wholesome Table offers comfort food made only from fresh, natural and organic ingredients. Try their Amazon Acai Bowl, Wholesome food acai with granola, date-sweetened frozen acai smoothie, strawberries banana and coconut flakes.
Refinery – various branches
All day breakfast and brunch dishes are readily available in Refinery, like their Maple Coconut Granola. They are also known for their specialty coffee, wine and cocktails, perfect for brunch meetings or night outs.
Wildflour Cafe + Bakery – various branches
People who love to brunch will definitely enjoy this cafe. Wildflour Cafe + Bakery offers international fare and specialty pastries, known for being the first purveyor of cronuts in Manila. They now have 5 branches in the Metro.
Insider tip: Pastries are priced 50% off after 7pm.
Sunnies Cafe – SM Megamall and BGC
Sunnies Cafe is an L.A.-inspired cafe/restaurant bringing the best comfort food from around the world. Try their bowl of toasted granola, yogurt, ripe mangoes, bananas, and homegrown honey. Some of their recommended dishes are Whole Roasted Cauliflower, Spicy Pomodoro and Pan-Seared Miso Salmon.
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Jamba Juice – various branches
Jamba Juice serves up fresh juices, fruit smoothies, energy bowls, and power packed snacks. After opening their first Philippine store in 2011, Jamba Juice has quickly become a favorite of the health conscious and smoothie lovers alike!
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Kuppa Roastery & Cafe – BGC
Kuppa Roastery & Cafe is a specialty coffee shop serving light meals along with their coffee. They also have an all day breakfast menu! This cafe is owned by the Lo family who has over 60 years of experience in the coffee industry.
Flour Jar – Las Piñas
Flour Jar is a new neighbourhood café + bakery in Las Piñas, specializing in many kinds of desserts such as cakes, cookies, and doughnuts. They have island bowls too – chia pudding, smoothie bowls, granola bowls. Read our full feature here.
Slice – Katipunan
Slice is a homegrown cafe most known for its freshly baked and indulgent cakes. They now serve granola bowls and smoothie bowls.
Apero – Quezon City
A neighborhood cafe and bakery in Q.C., Apero serves a cascading menu from breakfast to lunch to dinner. You shouldn’t miss their freshly baked, specialty breads and their Good For You Bowl (they use house pressed almond milk!).
Frank and Dean Cafe and Kitchen – Burgos Circle
Frank & Dean is a cafe and kitchen in one that offers mostly Italian and American dishes like pizza, pasta, waffles and Southern fried chicken. They also have a wide selection of hot and cold coffee.
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Bucky’s – Makati
Bucky’s not only serves desserts, sandwiches and their famous buckies (not brownies), they also have the healthy Badi Bowl. It’s made of granola, nuts, yogurt & fruit parfait, fresh fruits, chia, and shaved coconut.
The Gardens – The Grove
The Gardens is tucked away at The Grove by Rockwell. It’s a casual cafe and social house serving brunch items, tapas, coffee, tea and fresh-pressed juices.
Bliss Bowls – SM Megamall
Bliss Bowls serves beautiful healthy smoothie bowls, fresh pressed juices and organic snacks. Their smoothie bowls are made with 100% pure fruit, vegetables, and superfoods, and topped with premium all-natural toppings.
Grit – BGC
Grit serves unique and filling smoothie bowls that’s packed with nutrients and flavor. They currently have 4 flavors to choose from: Ambitious, Enthusiastic, Nurturing, and Intuitive. They were last seen in The Gourmand Market and The Organic Market.
Makai Bowls – La Union
If you happen to be enjoying the beach and the waves in La Union, you have to visit Makai Bowls, a smoothie bowl shack. Their smoothie bowls are named after the surfing spots in La Union. One of them is the Beach Break, spinach, pineapple, banana, mango, spirulina, coconut juice, topped with homemade Sunrise Granola from San Juan, La Union.
Fun fact: Makai Bowls does private events. They were last seen at The Organic Market PH last March. Simply contact them here.
Bebowld – Bazaars, Events
Bebowld is also known for their smoothie bowls, chia pudding, and homemade granola. They can usually be found in bazaars and fitness events.
No reservations accepted
View their Instagram account
Salad Stop! – various branches
Salad Stop! isn’t just a place for great wraps and satisfying salads. Order the Amazin’ Grace, a fresh batch of granola and berries with milky goodness, to kickstart your journey to healthy living!Photo from Salad Stop’s Facebook
You can have these granola bowls any time of the day!
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