Add some serious antioxidants to your morning with this quick and easy acai bowl.
Acai is a berry that comes from the Amazon and is commonly consumed in Brazil. It contains a variety of antioxidants, polyphenols, and flavonoids, as well as omega fats, trace minerals, and essential nutrients.
Antioxidant-rich foods, like acai, support skin, brain, and heart health. So fire up the blender for this satisfying breakfast bowl!
Acai Bowl Recipe
1 frozen acai pack (unsweetened)
1 banana (frozen)
1 cup blueberries (frozen)
¾ cup coconut water
2 cups butter lettuce or baby spinach (optional)
3 Tbsp. hemp seeds
2 Tbsp. chia seeds
1 Tbsp. coconut manna
TOPPINGS (Choose 3 favorites)
Blueberries (fresh or frozen)
Dried coconut flakes
Dried Goji Berries
Place all superfood smoothie bowl ingredients in a Nutribullet or blender, and blend on high until smooth. Pour into a bowl. Top with your favorite toppings.
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