14 Healthy and Yummy Granola Bowls in Manila to Kick Off Your Diet


The super bowls are here!

And we’re not talking about the national football league. Everybody wants to get fit this 2018 by exercising and eating healthy. However, some people cringe on the word “healthy”.

To some, eating or being healthy means torturing your bodies to the small portioned, tasteless meals and bitter greens. Well, we have great news for you! Granola bowls are here to save the day!

Update: Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Metro Manila this month!

Granola bowls are slowly being loved by the public. Why? Not only do they taste good, usually paired with yogurt or smoothie, but they contain health benefits as well – lower cholesterol, boost energy, prevent risk of cancer and many 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.

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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.

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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.
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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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2/F SM Megamall, Bridgeway, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
(02) 718-1862

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.

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Commercenter Bldg., 31st St cor 4th Ave, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 587-0560

Slice – Bonifacio High Street

Slice is a homegrown cafe most known for its freshly baked and indulgent cakes. It is said to be the home of the choco yema cake.

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G/F Bonifacio High Street Central, West Superblock, 7th Ave cor 29th St, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 553 7783

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!).

Also read: Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants In Quezon City for April 2017
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Corinthian Hills, Temple Drive, Quezon City
(02) 532-8064

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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1/F Forbes Town Center Open Garden, Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(0917) 445 7056

Bucky’s – Makati

Bucky’s not only serves desserts, sandwiches and their famous buckies (not brownies) but they also have the healthy Badi Bowl. It’s made of granola nuts, yogurt & fruit parfait, fresh fruits, chia, and shaved coconut.

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5666 Don Pedro St, Poblacion, Makati
(0916) 754-5140

The Gardens – The Grove

The Gardens at The Grove by Rockwell. The Gardens is a casual cafe and social house serving brunch items, tapas, coffee, tea and fresh-pressed juices.

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Grove Retail Row, The Grove by Rockwell, near Ortigas Ave, C5, Ugong, Pasig
(0930) 665 7762

Bliss Bowls – Pasig

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.

Read more: Bliss Bowls, the first smoothie bowl bar in Metro Manila
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4/F Bldg. A SM Megamall (in front of Fitness First), Ortigas, Mandaluyong

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.

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C1 Park Bonifacio High Street Central

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.
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Flotsam & Jetsam Hostel, La Union

You can have these granola bowls any time of the day!

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Grab one today!

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