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Mouth-friendly recipe: Acai bowls

Acai (ah-sah-EE) bowls – made from delicious acai berries – are all the rage right now. And, lucky for you, they’re full of mouth-friendly vitamins and nutrients. Plus, they’re easy to customize with your favorite toppings. The choices are nearly endless!

 

Ingredients for one acai bowl:

1 100g packet unsweetened frozen acai

1 frozen banana

1/2 cup orange juice*

1/2 cup water

*Or try yogurt, coconut milk, sparkling water or another fruit juice.

 

Topping ideas:

Fresh berries

Kiwi

Mango

Peaches

Granola

Nuts and/or seeds

Almond butter

Coconut chips

 

Directions:

1. Run the frozen acai packet under hot water for 5 to 10 seconds.

2. Cut the packet open and squeeze the acai into a blender.

3. Add the banana, orange juice and water.

4. Purée until completely smooth, adding more water or juice if needed.

5. Add your favorite toppings.

6. Enjoy!

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