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BERRY BEET ACAI BOWL

Jacqueline Evans

Posted on March 20 2015

Breakfast is my favourite meal – the first meal of the day after our overnight fast. Starting the day with a nourishing nutrient-dense meal is the best possible way to set the tone for your day.

Please make welcome the second instalment in the ‘A Nourishing Kitchen’ eBook series.
Focussing solely on the most important time of the day ‘A Nourishing Morning’ is by Amy Crawford, health and wellness practitioner and founder of wellness hub, The Holistic Ingredient. The book is brimming with 75 delicious gluten free and refined sugar free recipes for any time before noon.

Amy is very kindly sharing her famous Berry Beet Acai Bowl recipe with us and also offering you the chance to win one of two copies of the eBook ‘A Nourishing Morning’. To enter into the draw head to our Facebook and Instagram, share the giveaway pic and tag @jevansskincare and #nourishme. You can also get your paws on a copy of the eBook here.
Berry Beet Acai Bowl

If you’re a ‘need-a-spoon consistency’ smoothie lover like my good self, you’ll be all over this bowl. Acai bowls are being embraced by the health conscious for good reason – they are a delicious meal in a bowl, full of antioxidant rich, immune-stimulating, energy-boosting fruit. Consider throwing in a handful of raw spinach and you’ll be Popeye in no time. 

Serves 2

1 large frozen banana
1 cup milk of choice (I love almond milk)
2/3 cup frozen berries of choice
2 scoops natural flavoured protein powder (optional)
1⁄2 small beetroot, peeled, chopped
1⁄2 avocado
1⁄4 cup acai powder or 2 pouches frozen acai berries
3 tablespoons chia seeds

Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender, adding chia seeds last. Pour into 
bowls. Top generously with your favourite homemade granola (for the all-important ‘crunch factor’) and fresh banana or throw on some coconut flakes and fresh berries, whatever tickles your fancy. Devour immediately.

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