Nourishing Vegan Acai Bowl

Nourishing Acai Bowl

Now that I [finally] realized Trader Joe’s carries acai packs, I’ve been on a kick. They are much more inexpensive here than I have seen anywhere else. While I love grabbing a bowl at my favorite local spot, it’s much more budget-friendly to make your own gorgeous acai bowl. I like mine extra sweet piled with a few favorite toppings.

This bowl in particular came out really great, so I wanted to share my personal recipe. There are a lot of them out there, but this is my favorite.

Recipe

You will need:

  • 1 acai smoothie pack
  • 1 cup frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries or blueberries (I used strawberries, but your preference)
  • 1/2 cup homemade cashew milk (or whatever you have on hand)
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 1 tbs coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup frozen cherries, diced up

To make:

  • In your blender, add acai pack, banana, berries, cashew milk, and dates. Blend until smooth. Add more or less milk based on your preference for consistency. I like mine a bit more on the frozen side rather than soupy.
  • Once ready, transfer to bowl and top with coconut, chia, and cherries.

That’s it! A quick breakfast or snack (I totally ate this as an afternoon snack). You can use whatever milk you have, but I love homemade cashew milk. I simply add about 1/4 cup raw cashews to about 1/2 cup water and blend with 2 pitted dates until it is smooth.

When you fill your body with the good stuff, you’ll radiate from the inside out. Give this a try, and you’ll see what I mean. Have an awesome day, friends! xx bianca

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