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OG Acai Bowl

Serves 1 to 2 / Ready in 10 minutes

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    OG Acai Bowl

    Barely a day goes by when our blender isn’t whipping up an acai bowl. There is something addictive about acai bowls, and as far as addictions go, this is a good one! Get hooked on the antioxidant- and vitamin-rich sweetness of this fruity acai bowl with all the trimmings!

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    Naturally sweet dishes like this acai bowl can help tame your cravings for sugar-laden processed foods, reveals Andrea Hannemann in <Plant Over Processed>—and cutting back on added sugars is a huge win for heart health. “While the American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons (25 grams) of added/refined sugar per day for women, and 9 teaspoons (38 grams) for men, the average American consumes around 20 teaspoons a day! We are a nation of sugar addicts,” she writes. “The processed foods that we eat are in large part to blame.”

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    OG Acai Bowl

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups frozen blueberries
    • 3 frozen ripe bananas
    • 2 - 3.5 oz acai superfruit packs or 1 scoop acai powder
    • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
    • 1/2 cup plant milk
    • Toppings: sliced banana, granola, shredded coconut, goji berries, mango, blueberries, kiwi

    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories351
    • protein5g
    • fat6g
    • carbs77g
      • sugar47g
      • fiber10g
    • sodium33mg

    Directions

    01

    1. Place all ingredients except toppings in high-powered blender.
    2. Blend, starting on medium speed and gradually making your way up to high, for 1 to 2 minutes, stopping every 20 seconds or so to mix ingredients and push them down with smoothie stick. Once you see the “swirl,” you will know it’s done.
    3. Pour your smoothie into your favorite bowl and add your choice of toppings.

     

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