Photos of acai bowls are all over social media, and no wonder—they’re gorgeous! But they can be more than a pretty purple plate. The live and active cultures in ingredients like kefir and Icelandic yogurt are good for your gut. And the berries on top are natural sweeteners. If you’re looking for an acai bowl recipe, give this delicious and nutrition-packed version a try. Here’s how to make an acai smoothie bowl.
1 pouch frozen acai puree (100 grams), broken into pieces
1/2 cup purple kale leaves, loosely packed
1 banana, frozen
1/2 cup low-fat plain Icelandic yogurt (or fat level of choice)
1/2 cup low-fat, plain kefir (or fat level of choice)
1/4 cup whole oats
2 teaspoon honey
1/4 cup fresh berries (such as blueberries, raspberries, strawberries)
Sliced banana, fresh berries (raspberries, blueberries), chia seeds, unsweetened dried coconut chips, chopped pistachios, fresh mint leaves
- In a blender, combine acai puree, purple kale, frozen banana, yogurt, kefir, oats, honey and 1/4 cup of berries. Puree the mixture until smooth.
- Divide smoothie between two bowls. Garnish as desired with a variety of fruit, nuts and seeds on top of each bowl. Enjoy your acai smoothie bowl immediately.