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Easy Acai Bowl

This easy Acai Bowl, is just 5 ingredients (plus toppings) and ready in minutes! It's a healthy homemade spa-day treat that tastes as good as it looks.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 267kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 large banana
  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 1 (7 ounce) container plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 1/2 ounces (1 packet) frozen açaí berry purée broken into pieces
  • Assorted toppings such as: fresh fruit, nuts, seeds, shredded coconut, granola, etc.

Instructions

  • In a high-speed blender, add apple juice, banana, frozen berries, yogurt, and açaí puree. Blend until thoroughly combined and smooth.
  • Divide between 2 deep bowls (1 1/2 cups smoothie each). Arrange desired toppings over smoothie and serve.

Notes

  1. Bigger servings: For 4 cups total (instead of 3), add a second cup of Greek yogurt. It won't affect the flavor or consistency in a noticeable way.
  2. Thicker: For a thicker smoothie, freeze ripe, peeled bananas ahead of time and use in place of the fresh banana. Also, use a thicker (Greek-style) yogurt.
  3. Drink your greens: Add a handful of fresh spinach or kale to your blender. You won't even know it's there!
  4. Sweeter: Add a couple dates, honey, or maple syrup to the blender for a sweeter bowl.
  5. Vegan: Make it vegan with your favorite plant-based yogurt or silken tofu.
  6. Toppings: Fresh fruit, especially berries. Toasted walnuts, almonds, or coconut. Granola, chopped dates, edible flowers, cacao nibs, or fresh mint.
  7. For peak blender performance: Always put the liquids in the bottom of your blender. Next add soft foods, and finally, add frozen or hard foods and ice on top (if applicable).

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 386mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg