12 Insta-Worthy Playa Bowls That Are Also Incredibly Healthy for You

Who knew eating healthy could taste (and look) so good?

Are you in the mood for Nutella but also want to be healthy? Trust us, we understand. Playa bowls are the latest health food craze sweeping the East Coast, and they may just be the solution to all of your food-related dilemmas. Here’s how it works: First, you choose a base of either acai, pitaya, a kale blend, coconut, chia seeds, or oatmeal (speaking of acai, have you seen these 18 gorgeous acai bowls?!). Then, you can add all of the healthy toppings that your heart desires, like bananas, granola, honey, blueberries, strawberries, pineapple, coconut shavings, mangoes, and more. (Need more healthy fruit ideas? Check out this list of 10 of the healthiest fruits for your body.) And of course, you can always give in to your sweet tooth and top your bowl off with a Nutella or peanut butter drizzle! Regardless of what combination you choose, there’s a playa bowl for everyone!

Check out some of these playa creations:


If you’re looking for a little yin to your yang.


You’d turtley love this one.


Feeling extra patriotic? There’s a bowl for that!


Bring the whole family. Even dogs love Playa Bowls!


Half Pitaya, half Trailblazer Chia Pudding Bowl! Eating healthy never looked so good.


Enjoy your playa bowl en la playa.


Catch up with a friend over a healthy breakfast.


Paleo lifestyle? No problem.


Nutella’s healthy… right?


How could you say no to this Dragonberry Bowl?


This Mermaid Bowl would definitely be approved by any mermaid.


Can’t decide? Might as well try them all!

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Brittany Gibson
Brittany was a digital editorial intern for Reader's Digest and now contributes to RD.com as a freelance writer. Her stories have been picked up by Yahoo, AOL, MSN, INSIDER, Business Insider, Best Health, and other websites. In addition to writing for RD.com, she has also written for Westchester Magazine and uloop.com.