The color of this blue acai bowl recipe is out of this world. Watching the blue spirulina blend into the thick ice cream like texture is just mesmerizing. This is one great way to add fruit to your daily diet as blue spirulina acai bowls are packed with super healthy fruits. The combination of fruit and coconut yogurt complement each other perfectly, creating a deliciously creamy dessert like meal. I mean, who wouldn’t want dessert for breakfast.
What is an acai bowl?
You may be asking yourself what is an acai bowl and how do I make one. As far as acai bowls go, you can add any fruit and veg combinations together. Add in a little liquid, maybe even a little sweetener such as maple syrup or honey, and that’s your basic acai bowl recipe. I always add in a mix of fresh and frozen fruit to my acai bowls as I love mine thick and creamy. Once you have blended all your ingredients together, simply pour the smoothie into a bowl and top it with some of your favorite toppings. I normally add berries, granola, or slices of fruit, but its your breakfast so you can add your favorite fruits.
How many calories are in a acai bowl?
Not only is this homemade acai bowl recipe super quick and easy to make, its only 465 calories per bowl and is really filling and tasty. The calories for this recipe may vary a little depending on the toppings you choose to add. If you are making this for an after workout breakfast and need a few more calories, you increase the protein by adding nuts and seeds to the top.
How to make thick acai bowls?
If you were wondering how to take spirulina, there’s no better way than in a thick fruit smoothie. To make thick smoothie bowls, the more frozen fruit you use, the better. As frozen fruit make a thicker acai bowl. Frozen bananas are a great fruit to add in as they produce a lovely creamy thick ice cream like texture.
What is blue spirulina?
Blue spirulina is a type of algae that grows in lakes, alkaline waterways and is even found in large ponds. Spirulina is naturally a good kind of algae to help improve health for both humans and animals. The blue spirulina gets its bright blue pigment from a protein called phycocyanin and is cultivated and harvested and then made into powders and supplements.
What is spirulina good for?
Spirulina can be found in most health food shops, either in a powder form or as a supplement. When it comes to spirulina nutrition, blue spirulina is rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, carotenoids and may even have antioxidant, pain-relief, anti-inflammatory, and brain-protective properties.
Adding blue spirulina powder to your morning breakfast smoothies or acai bowl recipes is a great and delicious way to add spirulina to your diet.
Where to buy blue spirulina?
You can buy this smurf-colored blue spirulina powder online at Amazon. Its normally priced around £10 to £18 for about 30 grams of spirulina powder. Each teaspoon of spirulina makes one of these blue frozen acai bowl recipes, so you will get quite a few bowls from each pack.
You may have seen the word “acai” popping up all over the place; the tiny acai fruit are famed for being a super food. So much so, manufacturers seem to be adding spirulina into anything and everything from face creams to smoothie recipes. The word acai is pronounced ah-sah-ee. Most acai bowls don’t actually contain the little dark purple acai berries, but are used as more of a descriptive word towards a super thick smoothie bowl.
Blue Acai Bowl
For The Acai Bowl
- To make this thick blue smoothie add your bananas, white grapes, coconut yogurt and blue spirulina into a blender.2 Large Bananas, 170 Grams White grapes, 60 Milliliters Coconut yogurt, 1 Teaspoon Blue spirulina powder
- Blend your fruity ingredients together until thick and smooth; the texture should be just like a whippy ice cream.
- Once your smoothie ingredients are blended, slice your dragon fruit and strawberries.0.25 Dragon Fruit, 3 Large Strawberries
- Add your fruit toppings to your smoothie bowl, serve, and enjoy.2 Tablespoons Blueberries
If your looking for more acai or smoothie bowl recipe ideas, this Strawberry and banana smoothie bowl recipe is one of Love Food Feeds most popular acai recipes to date. It tastes just like strawberry ice-cream, I think thats one of the reasons its so popular.
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