Not many of us are perhaps used to cooking with acai berries. Here are two simple recipes: Acai Berry Smoothie and Acai na Tigela (Acai in a bowl).
Açaí Berry Smoothie
- 1 1/4 c. plain or vanilla soymilk, or almond milk
- 3/4 c. Orange juice
- 3/4 c. Acai juice
- 1 large Mango, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks (use frozen mango chunks for an extra thick smoothie
- 1 c. fresh or frozen blueberries
Courtesy of Beth A. Booker MS, MPH, RD, LDN
Açaí na Tigela (Açaí in a bowl)
- 1 1/2 scoops frozen acai pulp (about 1 cup)
- 1 banana
- 1 tsp guarana powder
- 1/3 cup orange juice
- 1 tbsp honey
- ¼ cup Granola
- 4 sliced strawberries
Pulse in blender until achieving the consistency of a soft ice cream.
Serve in bowl with halved strawberries and granola as topping.
Recipe courtesy of Maira Quillin