Dessert for Breakfast: Acai and Smoothie Bowls

If you follow any health food accounts on Instagram, you have definitely noticed the new trend moving toward smoothie and Acai bowls. Whether you are big on greens, or prefer something a little sweeter, there is a recipe out there for you! These super-bowls will fill you until lunch with no problem, are full of nutrients and most importantly taste great!

These bowls are meant to be a bit thicker than a regular smoothie, and you can achieve this simply by using a little less liquid. When you see how delicious and creamy the pictures below look, you’ll be running out to the store to buy ingredients to make your own.

Here are some great recipes and articles you can follow to make your own.

Coconut Acai Berry Bowl 

acai bowl

Ingredients

  • 2 frozen acai smoothie packs
  • 1/3 cup non-dairy milk, used: almond milk (more as needed to blend)
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk (or substitute with more almond milk)
  • 1 large frozen banana
  • 1/4 cup frozen or fresh blueberries
  • toppings: 1 tsp goji berries, 1 tsp cacao nibs, 1 tsp shredded coconut, splash of coconut milk, fresh blueberries, chopped nuts or raw jungle peanuts

Recipe listed on lunchboxbunch.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

chocolate peanut butter smoothie bowl

  • ½ cup rice milk (125 ml)
  • 4 bananas (2 of them were frozen)
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 8 tbsp carob powder or unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 8 dates

Recipe listed on simpleveganblog.com

The Best Green Smoothie Bowl

green smoothie bowlIngredients

  • 1 Cup Milk of Choice (Cashew, Almond, Coconut, etc.)
  • ½ Frozen Banana, Chopped
  • ¼ of an Avocado, Sliced
  • 2 Cups of Spinach, Packed
  • ½ Cup of Ice
  • 1 Teaspoon of Chia Seeds (can sub Hemp or Flax)
  • Optional:
  • 1 Scoop of Your Favorite Protein (I like Vega One)
  • 1 Teaspoon of Honey (If you like things sweet)
  • Toppings:
  • Chopped Fruit, Coconut, Granola, Nuts, Seeds, etc.

Recipe listed on thebalancedberry.com

Vanilla Raspberry Protein Smoothie Bowl

Vanilla raspberry protein smoothie bowl

  • 1 small frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 packet Vega Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds + 2 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup of granola
  • A few fresh raspberries
  • A sprinkling of cacao nibs

Recipe listed on mydarlingvegan.com

 

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Avenir: Fitness Resources

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Below are some local Center City Philadelphia fitness resources that we have compiled for the residents of Avenir Apartments – a community professionally managed by Scully Company. Check back periodically – we are always adding new resources as we continue to make connections in the community!

1. Rob Licata, Personal Trainer

Bodyology Personal Training

rob@bodyologypt.com

www.bodyologypt.com

 

2. Katie Cavuto MS, RD, Dietitian and Culinary Nutritionist

Official Dietitian to the Philadelphia Phillies and Flyers

Katie@healthybitesdelivery.com

(215) 545-2802

www.katiecavuto.com

 

ICON: Fitness Resources

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Below are some local Center City Philadelphia fitness resources that we have compiled for the residents of ICON Apartments – a community professionally managed by Scully Company. Check back periodically – we are always adding new resources as we continue to make connections in the community!

1. Rob Licata, Personal Trainer

Bodyology Personal Training – Featuring a Personal Training App Service Available for ScullyFit Residents

rob@bodyologypt.com

www.bodyologypt.com

2. Katie Cavuto MS, RD, Dietitian and Culinary Nutritionist

Official Dietitian to the Philadelphia Phillies and Flyers

Katie@healthybitesdelivery.com

(215) 545-2802

www.katiecavuto.com