How to Make An Acai Bowl in 4 Steps
Did you know that learning how to make an acai bowl is actually pretty easy? Despite being Pinterest perfect and rather intimidating, acai bowls take a handful of ingredients, a fork, and a camera (if you’re going to share –which we recommend).
The Acai berry is native to South America and is known for its high antioxidant levels, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. By adding protein, nuts, or extra fruit to your bowl, you can jam pack most of you day’s nutrient dosage in one meal. Without further ado, let’s learn how to make an acai bowl.
Blend Your Acai Mix
Add two tablespoons of mix to one frozen banana plus a splash of milk. Mash with a fork until it reaches the consistency you want.
Step one for making an acia bowl is to add fruit. Some of the most popular fruit we see added is:
Add a Superfood
Add a dosage of superfood to your bowl for extra nutrients (plus it looks pretty). We added ground flax and chia seeds but other ideas include:
- Matcha Tea
- Bee pollen
- Moringa Powder
- Cacao Powder
- RAW Organic Meal
- Wheat Grass
For the final step, you want to add some crunch. We chose slivered almonds, but other ideas include:
- Coconut strips
- Other nuts
- Broken Pretzels
- Frozen Berries
- Soy crisps
- Smashed Graham crackers
- Dehydrated fruit
After you’ve added a fair amount of crunch, you’re ready to eat up. Acai bowls are perfect breakfasts, snacks, or dessert replacements packed to the brim with good-for-you ingredients. Knowing how to make an acia bowl is now in your bag of tricks and you can impress your foodie friends and kids.
Kelsey is a Midwesterner at heart who currently lives in Denver, Colorado. She loves hiking, running, dancing, vegetarian cooking, and writing in her spare time.