Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) bowls are an ideal refreshing meal or snack, packed full of nutrients and fresh tropical flavors. These brightly colored smoothie bowls are customizable to your tastes and allow you to explore new flavor combinations in the smoothie itself and in your toppings of choice. Acai berries are also rich in healthy fats and packed full of antioxidants, making them a nutritious and tasty addition to your smoothie.
Acai bowls were first popular in Brazil and are made from acai berries, which are native to South America. However, many smoothie shops and cafés serve variations on the traditional Brazilian acai bowl, mixing in different fruits and toppings. Read on to learn how to make an acai bowl at home.