Antioxidant Acai Bowls

Article written and reviewed by Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM
Published July 30, 2018

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Once an energizing breakfast eaten by surfers, acai bowls have become a mainstay at juice and smoothie bars. Learn how to make your own acai bowls at home!

Antioxidant Acai Bowl

Yields2 ServingsCategory, ,
Prep Time15 mins

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Ingredients
 2 cups Frozen Bananas
 1 cup Frozen Strawberries
 1 cup Frozen Blueberries
 2 Frozen, Unsweetened Sambazon Acai Packs
 1 cup Water
 1 Scoop of Vanilla Sunwarrior Protein Powder (optional)

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Directions
1

Place all frozen ingredients into high-speed blender and top with liquid of choice.

2

Blend until smooth and creamy.

3

Pour into 2 bowls and top with fruit and other whole-food ingredients – some of our favorites include bananas, mangos, kiwis, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and dried mulberries. Add 1 tbsp of coconut flakes, chia seeds, or pumpkin seeds for an added crunch.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 Recipe

Servings 2


Amount Per Serving
Calories 554
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.9g17%
Saturated Fat 2.1g11%
Total Carbohydrate 109.7g37%
Dietary Fiber 24.1g97%
Protein 15.8g32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Ingredients

Ingredients
 2 cups Frozen Bananas
 1 cup Frozen Strawberries
 1 cup Frozen Blueberries
 2 Frozen, Unsweetened Sambazon Acai Packs
 1 cup Water
 1 Scoop of Vanilla Sunwarrior Protein Powder (optional)

Directions

Directions
1

Place all frozen ingredients into high-speed blender and top with liquid of choice.

2

Blend until smooth and creamy.

3

Pour into 2 bowls and top with fruit and other whole-food ingredients – some of our favorites include bananas, mangos, kiwis, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and dried mulberries. Add 1 tbsp of coconut flakes, chia seeds, or pumpkin seeds for an added crunch.

Antioxidant Acai Bowls

About the author 

Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM

Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM is the Digital Content Manager at Mastering Diabetes. She holds a Doctorate degree in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology & Anthropology from Hendrix College, and Certification in Plant-Based Nutrition through eCornell. Jamie has been enjoying a plant-based lifestyle since 1999. In addition to writing at Mastering Diabetes, she teaches continuing education courses to other health professionals on the science behind a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food lifestyle for specific medical conditions.