What is an acai?
An acai is a South American palm tree producing small edible blackish-purple berries. Keep reading to know how to make your next açaí bowl a healthy one.
How do you make an acai bowl?
Bowls are big right now, and for good reason. They’re easy to assemble, beautiful, and full of lots of good nutrition. And one of the brightest and best bowls for breakfast (and let’s be honest, maybe lunch and dinner) is based with a unique ingredient—the acai berry.
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This purple fruit is from South America, but it doesn’t store very well at all. That’s why people have discovered pureeing it or making it into a powder is one way to capture the storehouse of nutritional power in the berry without worrying about spoilage. But when people make acai-based bowls, they often make mistakes that might negate the value of the good ingredients.
For example, they may pack in too many ingredients, making the actual serving size not just for one, but for many. What are some other ways to use acai and to make the bowl healthy? This graphic offers some tips.
Ultimately, I believe after having a look at this info-graphic you should be able to make your next acai bowl correctly.
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This is a guest post from Jessica Pykkonen, she teamed up with ZeroCater to create an infographic on açaí bowls. You could reach here via Email