The acai berry is nutrient dense and we have heard we should be eating it– but can we get more creative than a bowl? YES! Cheesecake, fudge, ice cream and chia pudding all in acai form!
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1 cup sunflower seeds
1½ cups dates, soaked
2 cups raw cashews, soaked
2 Tbsp coconut butter
2 cups frozen acai purée, slightly thawed (or 4 packets)
½ cup maple syrup
1 lemon, juiced
pinch of salt
Place dates & raw cashews in separate bowls, cover with water, & soak a few hours.
Remove acai from freezer & thaw slightly. (Until not frozen solid, but not fully a liquid.)
Drain dates. Add to a food processor with sunflower seeds & process into a sticky dough. Press into a prepared pie pan
Drain & rinse cashews. Add to food processor with remaining filling ingredients & blend until smooth.
Pour filling over crust, spread into a smooth layer, & freeze at least 2 hours, until completely firm.
Thaw on counter ~10 minutes before slicing.
Add coconut whipped cream, chopped pistachios, & pomegranate seeds on top, or your favorite toppings!
Per slice (w/out toppings), yields 12:
307 cal | 15F | 42C | 6P
► ACAI CHIA PUDDING: http://bit.ly/2elKJr1
1 cup milk of choice
¼ cup chia seeds
¾ cup frozen acai purée, thawed (1½ frozen packets)
sweetener, to taste (I used maple syrup)
splash of vanilla extract
Allow frozen acai to thaw.
In a bowl, add all pudding ingredients together & whisk to combine. Transfer into 2 mason jars.
Store in fridge 8 hours minimum.
When ready to enjoy, stir, add toppings & serve cold.
Per serving, yields 2:
221 cal | 11F | 22C | 7P
► ACAI FUDGE: http://bit.ly/2vMI3c5
1 cup coconut cream
1 cup frozen acai puree, thawed completely, (2 packs)
1 lemon, zest
2 Tbsp maple syrup
Thaw frozen acai packets completely.
Melt coconut cream in a double boiler.
Once liquid, add thawed acai, lemon zest, & maple syrup.
Remove from heat & transfer mixture into a loaf pan, lined with foil or parchment. Freeze 2-4 hours, until firm.
Remove foil from pan, peel off block of fudge & cut into squares.
Yields ~32 squares.
Per 5-6 squares, yields 6 servings:
125 cal | 10F | 8C | 1P
► ACAI ICE CREAM: http://bit.ly/2gsZs7M
2 bananas, frozen
2 packs frozen acai purée (1 cup)
1 cup frozen cherries
Add all ingredients to a blender & blend until smooth.
Serve as is and enjoy!
Yields ~3 cups.
Per ½ cup:
109 cal | 2F | 23C | 1P
► ACAI BOWL:
2 packs frozen acai purée (1 cup) **each acai pack = ~½ cup
1 banana, frozen
¼ cup frozen blueberries
3 Tbsp oats
½ cup milk
sweetener, if desired
Suggested toppings: coconut shreds, chia seeds, fresh berries, pumpkin seeds, granola, mint, anything else you prefer!
Add all smoothie ingredients except for milk to a plastic freezer bag for storing in the freezer.
Thaw the freezer smoothie bag on the counter for 5-10 minutes. Add to a blender with milk and blend. You really want a THICKER-than-smoothie texture, because it’s meant to be eaten with a spoon!
Pour your mixture into a bowl and add desired toppings. Enjoy!
Per bowl (w/out toppings):
393 cals | 13F | 62C | 7P
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