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How to Make an Acai Berry Bowl

Well hello there gorgeous!

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook it is no secret how obsessed I am with Acai Berry Bowls. Yes I can admit I fell for the looks originally, I’m a sucker for beauty! But it’s the oomph that keeps me wanting more. What oomph you might ask? Well my oh my, I don’t even know where to start. Here’s a little snippet from http://www.cleaneatingmag.com explaining all the goodness this sexy beast has to offer!

Acai berries (pronounced ah-sai-ee) are the fruits of acai palm trees, which are mostly grown in Brazil’s Amazon rain forest. These small, dark-purple berries pack a nutrient punch with a whole host of antioxidants, amino acids and essential fatty acids. Dubbed by the Brazilians as the “Beauty Berry,” acai berries truly do the body good from the inside out, with health benefits such as increased energy levels, a boosted immune system, improved metabolic function and better hair and skin. Not only is this superfood incredibly good for you, but it’s also delicious (it kind of tastes like dark chocolate!).

So let’s cut to the chase here. Making this is actually really simple. The hardest part is hunting down the frozen Acai Berry purée. I got lucky and ended up finding it at our local health food store.

Acai Berry Bowl

Ingredients:
I pack of pure Acai Berry purée
1 frozen banana or 1 cup of frozen berries
1/4 cup of unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk – this is for a thicker texture (which I prefer – add more milk if you prefer it a bit soupier.)

Blend all ingredients together in either a food processor or Vitamix for 5-10 seconds! Voila, your base is done!

Top with anything your heart desires and make it look pretty!

Topping suggestions:
– fresh fruit
– hemp hearts
– chia seeds
– unsweetened shredded coconut
– coconut chips
– homemade granola
– nuts
– nut butter
– whipped coconut cream (recipe coming soon)
– dried berries
– cinnamon

Now here’s a warning, something about these bowls are highly addictive! I am known for eating these for breakfast, lunch or dinner! You’ll see…

Now it’s time to taste natures rainbow! Hope you all love it as much as me!

Heart, star.
Parita xoxo

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