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Açaí Bowl | 3-Ingredient Antioxidant-Rich Breakfast

This açaí bowl recipe will become your new favorite healthy breakfast.

Learn how to make the nation’s favorite superfood treat – the açaí bowl. Loaded with antioxidants, it’s no wonder these vibrant purple bowls of goodness are taking over your social media feeds. But there’s more to these super-bright berries than simply meets the eye.

Açaí berries (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) look a lot like grapes in their whole-fruit form, found in South America on açaí palm trees. They’re packed with compounds called ‘polyphenols’, which have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and cardio-protective properties – protecting your body from free radical damage and risk of heart problems.

This wonder-ingredient is also packed with essential nutrients like iron, potassium, magnesium and vitamin E, which are great for muscle function, reducing fatigue, and the immune and nervous system.

Açaí berry powder has a subtly sweet flavor and mixes in perfectly with yogurt, smoothies and smoothie bowls. This recipe blends açaí powder with frozen banana and yogurt to make a deliciously thick, ice cream-like texture, topped with extra fruit and crunchy granola if you’re feeling fancy.

You can use any yogurt you like for this açaí bowl recipe, like dairy-free yogurt if you’re following a vegan diet. Likewise, any and all toppings are welcome here – from fruit and granola to nut butters and coconut flakes. This guilt-free treat will leave you feeling satisfied and refreshed, ready for the day ahead.

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açaí bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 large frozen banana
  • 4 fluid ounces yogurt (of choice)
  • 1 tbsp. Organic Açaí Powder

To decorate (optional):

  • Protein Granola
  • Blueberries

Method

1. First, place the banana, yogurt and Organic Açaí Powder into a blender and process until smooth and creamy.

2. Next, pour the blended mixture into a bowl and decorate with your toppings. Simply beautiful.


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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

PER BOWL


Amounts per serving

Calories 256kcal 45 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 8%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Protein 9g 18%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie per day diet

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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer Blow is our editor and UKVRN Registered Associate Nutritionist – the UK’s register of competent and qualified nutrition professionals. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research. Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living. Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-blow. In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.


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