One of my favorite things to do on a Sunday morning is to sleep in, make a delicious breakfast, and RELAX. The weeks can get so hectic, and I think it is important to take at least one day a week to simply veg out! I don’t get to do this every weekend, but whenever I have a free Sunday I take advantage of the morning!
I have been seeing TONS of Acai bowls online. Not only do they contain healthy ingredients, but they are absolutely gorgeous! I couldn’t believe that I’ve never made one of these bad boys, so I figured today was as good as any to see what all the hype was about!
I was delighted with this breakfast. I added lots of yummy toppings and it was fun to discover each and every bite tasted a bit different depending on what topping was on my spoon! I am huge on texture, and this bowl met all of my requirements. The acai part was velvety and smooth, and the toppings added a satisfying crunch. I added some raisins and the chewiness was perfect. I think this may be a new favorite!
It is crucial to get protein and healthy fats during breakfast. These help to fuel your day and keep you full for a long time. I decided to include some protein powder to the base, and added toppings like nuts, hemp hearts, and chia seeds for a nice dose of healthy fats. Right now, I feel totally satisfied and not overly full! I was also surprised to discover that Acai has ZERO grams of sugar! ACAI BOWL FOR THE WIN!
Acai Protein Bowl
- 2 Sambazon Acai Berry Unsweetened Superfruit packs
- ¾ (frozen or fresh) banana
- 1 TBS protein powder
- ¼ cup boxed coconut milk (or almond etc)
- stevia (1 packet)
- ½ tsp vanilla
TOPPINGS (I used)
- ¼ cup frozen blueberries
- ¼ banana
- 1 TBS rolled oats
- 1 TBS raisins
- ½ TBS hemp seed hearts
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- Combine all base ingredients in a blender
- Blend on high until a smoothie like consistency is created
- transfer to bowl
- add toppingsENJOY!
I hope you all have an AMAZING Sunday! Enjoy the sunny weather, and relax if you can!
oh.. and 13 days till my wedding!!!!!!!