Power Breakfast: The Acai Fruit Bowl

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I’ve been really into blended fruit bowls for breakfast lately. They can get sort of expensive if you’re buying them everyday so I decided to start making them on my own. It’s also a great snack any time you need a pick me up. If you’re not familiar with acai it’s antioxidant rich berry from the amazon, loaded with protein, and a host of omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids. A wonderful way to start your day.

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What you need:
2 packets frozen acai puree (3.5oz)
1 banana frozen (cut in pieces)
1 handful of frozen mango
1 handful of frozen strawberries
1 handful of frozen blueberries
1/4 cup orange or apple juice
1/4 almond or rice milk
1 scoop protein powder (optional)

For the toppings:

mango
blueberries
strawberries
banana
granola

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Break apart the acai packets before you open them. You can let them set on the counter a few minutes to make this easier. Put the acai pieces, blueberries, mango, strawberries and banana into the blender. Pour in some juice, almond milk and protein powder (optional). Once you start blending you will be able to see how much liquid you need. Between blends you may have to open up the blender and move things around a bit and scrape the sides, push down the fruits, etc. You want to create a very thick consistency.

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Just a little tip: I like to use frozen fruit so there is no need for ice. Some fruits will stick together if you put them in a bag at the same time. Also a frozen banana is not easy to cut. Just put your cut mango or banana pieces on a cookie sheet or plate and place in the freezer for about an hour, then place in bags. No sticking together!

This makes 2 large bowls so if you are making just for yourself use one acai packet and half the fruits and liquids.

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You can put whatever toppings you like- I always cut up bananas, fresh fruit and usually add coconut shreds, almond slices and bee pollen.

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July 24, 2013
The Girl from Ipanema
July 25, 2013

Power Breakfast: The Acai Fruit Bowl

39 Comments

  1. Camille says:

    Seems delicious, I might try it tomorrow morning
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  2. iliqna says:

    wow,awesome! looks so delicious and in the same time is very healthy!

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  3. Laura says:

    Looks delicious !
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  4. Kimberly Ann says:

    This looks SO good! I love fruity breakfasts and ill definitely need to try this one out!

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  5. Radka says:

    Yummy it looks so delicious! :)

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  6. Yuri says:

    What kind of blender do you use? Xx

  7. Pauline says:

    This looks yummy, I might try this at some point!

  8. LoveYourEgo says:

    It looks so delicious and healthy! I think breakfast should always be very colourful! Makes for a perfect start of the day =)

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  9. Looks amazing! Equinox gym here in nyc makes fruit bowls like this and they are soo good! Will try making one on my own now, thanks for the recipe!

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  10. Will be doing this one very soon!
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  11. Andrea says:

    Wow besides looking super yummy it is super healthy! Thank you for the recipe :)
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  12. vanessa says:

    looks very yuummi!

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  13. Em K.G. says:

    Looks so delicious!

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  14. joy says:

    hmm looks great

  15. iubire says:

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  16. Vittoria says:

    Wow that seem delicious!

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  17. Diva In Me says:

    Thanks for the tips. I love bananas and mangos! Yuuum! =)

  18. R says:

    It looks like a vitamin bomb, indeed! And delicious, too!

  19. Looks really delicious!!!

  20. Evi says:

    Looks yummy!

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  21. Looks so delicious, great morning boost
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  22. I’ve been meaning to try out acai bowls for the longest time! I still haven’t tried them yet but I heard that they are delicious!

  23. Jess says:

    that looks absolutely delicious!

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  24. Katie says:

    Smoothies are my favorite way to start the day, but this fruit bowl looks amazing. Need to try!

  25. Melodie says:

    It really seems to be a wonderful way to start a day with such a delicious breakfast! And beautiful for the eye as well! I’ll try that it really makes me dream about my next day off and the awesome breakfast that goes with it! ;-)
    Thanks for the inspiration girl!
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  26. Mmm. This looks delicious. My friend makes these for me, but I’ve always wanted to make them for myself. Thanks for teaching me how :)

    xx

  27. LoveYourEgo says:

    This looks so delicious! I totally want to give this a try =)

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  28. This looks soooo good! I love love love acai bowls. <3

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