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Acai Bowl Recipe

By Rachael Attard, Updated Aug 13, 2018

Acai bowls are one of my FAVORITE breakfasts or healthy snacks. They’re healthy, filling, full of nutrients, and tastes like a dessert! This is my go to acai bowl recipe – I hope you like it as much as I do!


  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 1 tsp acai powder (or you can use the frozen acai blend if you can find it!)
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds (adds lots of fibre which help keep you full!)
  • 1 cup of milk of choice (I use almond milk)
  • Toppings of choice – granola, chia seeds, cacao nibs, fruit, nuts, seeds, coconut, etc.


  1. Put the frozen banana, acai powder, chia seeds and milk in a blender and mix well until it’s all combined.
  2. Then add the berries and mix up again.
  3. Pour the mixture into a bowl, and add your favorite toppings!

Tips For Making The Perfect Smoothie Bowl

To make sure you get a sweet and creamy smoothie bowl, use ripe bananas. Peel the banana, and then cut it up into 6-8 small pieces. Put the banana pieces in a small plastic bag and put in the freezer overnight. I like to keep a few frozen bananas in the freezer at all times :)

Go easy on the toppings. Adding foods such as honey, nuts and nut butters can increase the calories significantly. You can still use these, but try to keep toppings to a minimum to avoid eating a super high calorie meal.

PS. If you like this recipe, you might like my acai bowl cheesecake recipe! :) xx

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Rachael is an Australian born certified personal trainer and nutritionist who holds a Bachelor degree in Science.

After struggling for years to find an exercise and diet program that is tailored to women striving for lean and toned body with no bulk she designed her Lean Legs Program. This program is tailored to each body type and focused on helping women get toned but feminine bodies, without getting bulky.

Her mission is to empower women and help them stay in shape in a healthy and balanced way.

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4 comments on “Acai Bowl Recipe”

    Effie Lucas says:

    Hi! This looks delicious! Was just wondering approximately how many calories would be in one of these bowls if you knew?

      Rachael Attard says:

      Thanks! :) I don’t know how many calories are in this one but maybe around 300 calories or less. Each acai bowl with differ though! x

    Vicki says:

    Is this something you would have for breakfast? I totally wana make this as a dessert is that bad?! :) looks great Rachael! x

      Rachael Attard says:

      Yes I would have this for breakfast. Not everyday, usually just on weekends :) x