Açai berries are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and fibre. Açai bowls are very popular but quite often include too much bananas for me. However, making an Açai bowls without a banana is easy and below is a recipe where berries make it sweet and a full fat coconut milk makes the mixture smooth. Having one of these bowls once in a while feels like having an ice cream on a good day 🙂
1 cup blueberries, frozen
1/2 cup mixed berries, frozen
1/4 cup full fat coconut milk, solid part
3/4 cup full fat coconut milk, the liquid
2 tsp Açai powder
2 tsp protein powder, vanilla flavour (or pure vanilla)
pinch of salt
Let the frozen berries wait for about 5-10 minutes after taken out of the freezer. That’s just to be kind to your blender, but don’t let them thaw completely.
Add everything to a powerful blender or food processor and let it run until the mixture is smooth as silk. Stop from time to time to scrape down the sides.
Pour into a bowl or 2 small bowls and decorate with your favourite, healthy toppings.
I’ve used f.ex. toast coconut flakes, nuts, seeds, fresh berries, almond butter, fruits, popped quinoa, gluten-free oats and/or cocoa nibs.
In this latter bowl I substituted the coconut milk with avocado and oat milk. That worked well too. Will publish the recipe at a later date.
The recipe is sponsored by Rapunzel.
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