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10 Amazingly Awesome Ways to Cook with Acai
The next time you hit up Whole Foods, grab some frozen or powdered acai. This antioxidant-rich ingredient can be used in so much more than a simple smoothie.
A Million Miles
Raw Acai Cashew Bites
This superfruit, a berry from South America, is higher in antioxidants than blueberries, strawberries, and cranberries. These bites are quick to throw together and use the berry in powder form. The fresh lime juice and zest adds a pop of flavor.
Get the recipe: Raw Acai Cashew Bites with Coconut and Lime
Healthy Happy Life
Mom on Timeout
Raspberry Acai Slush
In case you needed another reason to jump on this superfood express, according to the Mayo Clinic, acai has been attributed to healthier skin, weight loss, and lower cholesterol. This fruit slushie tastes so refreshing, don't be surprised if you're asked to whip up a batch at every gathering this summer.
Get the recipe: Raspberry Acai Slush
Matcha Green Tea Pancakes with Acai Filling
These pancakes are vegan, gluten-free, and totally delicious. Beetroot, raspberries, acai powder, and soy cream combine to create the whipped filling. The hard part will be choosing a filter when you Instagram this masterpiece.
Dash of Grace
Acai Bowl Popsicles
Your favorite smoothie bowl recipe just got flipped upside down—literally. All your favorite ingredients (even granola!) frozen into popsicle molds. Pop one out for the perfect summertime breakfast or afternoon treat.
Get the recipe: Acai Bowl Popsicles
The Healthful Ideas
Overnight Oats with Acai
While the superfood is well-known for its high levels of antioxidants, it's also a good source of fiber and omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. When combined with chia seeds and oats (also packed with fiber) you'll have a delicious breakfast that will stop your stomach from growling until lunchtime.
Get the recipe: Raspberry Chia Overnight Oats with Acai