Are you hunting for an easy, healthy breakfast option? Acai bowls are too delicious to ignore! These colourful treats are full of nutritious benefits (acai is a superfood after all) and can be put together in just a few minutes. They can even work as a healthy substitute for ice cream if you’re looking for a snack. The best part is, they’re super photogenic and will look great on your Instagram feed! Check out this list of the best recipes for acai bowls!
The classic acai bowl only has three ingredients and will form the basis of any future acai bowls. Once you’ve mastered this, you can add on any of your favourite toppings, like sliced fruit, toasted coconut, nuts and seeds. Make sure to use frozen acai and freeze your bananas overnight to get a good consistency to your acai bowl.
Make the classic acai bowl thicker and creamier by adding in two tablespoons of peanut butter to the original recipe. Then, top it off with an even bigger dollop (or drizzle, if you wish) of peanut butter! This is a great way to get in tons of protein in the morning.
Make your superfood smoothie bowl even better by adding acai and chia. Simply prepare a chia seed pudding the night before and swirl it through your acai bowl in the morning. Not only will you reap the benefits of the antioxidants in acai, you’ll also add some essential omega fats and proteins from the chia seeds. You’ll love this recipe for acai bowls!
While acai bowls are typically a bright violet colour, this bowl is made green with the addition of spinach and spirulina. Spirulina is one of the most complete food sources in the world, with over 100 nutrients and 60% amino acids. Not only will this bowl be totally delicious, it’ll be incredibly good for you!
What could be better than chocolate in an acai bowl? This recipe gives it a nice kick with the addition of chipotle chilli powder. If you’re a fan of Mexican hot chocolate, definitely give this healthier (and colder) alternative a try.
Make your acai bowl even more purple with the addition of another antioxidant: blueberries! If you feel like you’re having a bad skin day, have a bowl of this for breakfast and reap the nutritious benefits. Add in some maca powder for sweetness, and top it off with some more nuts and seeds for added crunch.
Looking for something colourful to brighten up your day with? Start your day right by indulging in this berrylicious acai bowl that gets its gorgeous pink colour from a mix raspberries, strawberries and freeze-dried cranberries. Yum!
This rainbow acai bowl tastes as good as it looks! Presentation is key for this ultra colourful smoothie bowl. Simply make a classic acai bowl and top it with an array of different nuts, grains and fruit until it resembles a rainbow. This is too delicious to ignore!
Enjoy the tropical flavours of mango and passionfruit in your acai bowl for a whole new twist on the classic breakfast bowl. Simply dice up your mangoes and scoop out the passionfruit meat and mix it through your bowl. This could be made even better with the addition of toasted coconut flakes and coconut yoghurt for a totally tropical meal. This is one of the greatest recipes for acai bowls!
This delicious acai bowl is one that you won’t mind having as dessert! The addition of cacao powder and dates makes this so sweet and decadent that you’ll have a hard time believing it’s actually good for you. This is one of the most delicious recipes for acai bowls!
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