5 Best High Protein Açaí Bowl Recipes

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Homemade Performance Protein Açaí Bowl Recipe

Protein is an essential part of our diets. It helps to keep a strong immune system, store nutrients and can act as an energy source, if needed . But sometimes, we need to get a little creative to get our daily share. That’s why we’ve put together our 5 favorite high-protein Açaí bowl recipes featuring the benefits of the mystical Açaí berry.

Fruity, nutty, and just plain delicious, we’ve compiled the ultimate list of protein-packed Açaí bowls that you can make at home. It’s a simple way to bolster your body and support your overall wellness. 

#1 Homemade Performance Protein Açaí Bowl Recipe

Supercharged and super-simple, this Açaí bowl recipe packs a protein punch. This frozen Açaí bowl is a perfect choice for a pre- or post-workout snack. Or simply for those looking for a daily boost to feel their best.

Depending on the strength of your blender, you may need to let some of the frozen ingredients thaw a bit before mixing them in. You want a smooth, chunk-free consistency for the base of your bowl.

Ready for the recipe? Add the following ingredients to your blender, and blend until they’re fully combined:

  • Performance Protein Frozen Açaí Packets
  • ½ frozen banana
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon nut butter (peanut butter, almond butter, etc.)
  • ¾  cup almond milk (or oat milk, soy milk, etc.)
  • 2 tsp cacao powder

Then top your bowl off with the following:

  • Sliced bananas Banana slices
  • Granola
  • Goji berries
  • Hemp seeds
  • Mulberries
  • Cacao nibs

Once you’ve curated your treat, you’ll be staring at a colorful and delicious Açaí bowl. Consider making extra, too—you’re likely going to want a second serving when you’re through with your first.

#2 Tropical Blast Açaí Bowl

Looking for a summery flavor that you can enjoy any season? There’s no reason not to incorporate your favorite tropical flavors into a high-protein Açaí bowl.

To make the base of your bowl, add the following ingredients to your blender:

Feel free to opt for fresh or frozen fruit, depending on availability or your personal preference. 

As far as toppings are concerned, you can’t go wrong with:

  • Strawberry
  • Banana
  • Mango
  • Pineapple
  • Kiwi
  • Coconut flakes
  • Hemp heart seeds

This bowl pairs perfectly with sunny weather and island breezes. Of course, it could be equally as delicious in the cool winter months. 

#3 Superfood Surge Açaí Bowl

What’s a superfood? While there’s no single definition of the superfood categories, traditionally superfoods are thought to be nutrient-rich foods that support general wellness. So why wouldn’t you want to include them in your protein-packed Açaí bowl?

Firstly, blend the following ingredients:

After everything is blended smoothly, combine your toppings:

  • Chia seeds
  • Hemp heart seeds
  • Cacao nibs
  • Strawberry
  • Matcha powder
  • Blueberry
  • Blackberry
  • Granola

Expect a double burst of energy from this seriously stacked bowl. Whether you’re preparing to crush it at the gym or power through work at the office, this bowl should serve you well.

#4 Sweet Protein Pick-Me-Up Bowl

You don’t need ice cream or cupcakes to enjoy a sweet snack—we’ve got an Açaí bowl that can keep you satiated and energized all day long. 

Interested? Satisfy your sweet tooth without sacrificing your health by combining the following ingredients in your blender:

After blending, you can add these toppings:

  • Pineapple
  • Mangos
  • Kiwi
  • Strawberries
  • Vanilla granola
  • Sweetened coconut flakes
  • Chia seeds

The pineapple juice and honey will create an unmistakably sweet taste. Fortunately, you don’t need to worry about a sugar crash. This high-protein pineapple smoothie bowl should keep you feeling vitalized for hours after the final spoonful. 

#5 Avocado Açaí Bowl

Looking to add a little something savory to your bowl? Few flavors compare to the buttery smooth taste of avocados—so long as they’re perfectly ripe. As such, this delectable superfood is a great choice for your next Açaí bowl.

This recipe is as straightforward as any—just add the following ingredients to your blender and blend the mixture until it has a smooth consistency:

  • ¼  of an avocado
  • ¾ cup almond milk (or oat milk, soy milk, etc.)
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla protein powder
  • ½ banana (frozen)
  • ¼ cup kale

There are several topping choices for this bowl, but our top recommendations are:

  • Banana
  • Coconut flakes
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Crumbled cashews

Adding avocado may feel a little strange for those looking for a fruity treat, but we’re confident you’ll find this bowl both tasty and refreshing.

Push Your Protein to the Max With SAMBAZON

A chilled serving bowl, a reliable blender, and quality ingredients are all you need to craft a winning Açaí smoothie bowl. Good health should be simple, and these recipes can help you achieve a balanced, protein-filled diet. Of course, where you get your Açaí from is crucial, and that’s where SAMBAZON comes in.

At SAMBAZON, we’re bringing fair-trade, organic Açaí to the table through sustainable and ethical harvesting, selection, and processing methods. From our frozen Frozen Açaí Superfruit Packs to our Ready To Eat Frozen Açaí Bowls, we’re committed to bringing you the very best in Açaí.

Sources: 

9 Important Functions of Protein in Your Body https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/functions-of-protein#TOC_TITLE_HDR_3

Medline Plus. What are proteins and what do they do?https://medlineplus.gov/genetics/understanding/howgeneswork/protein/ 

Cleveland Clinic. What Is a Superfood, Anyway?https://health.clevelandclinic.org/what-is-a-superfood/ 

Mandy Anhalt

Reviewed for SAMBAZON by Mandy Anhalt, SAMBAZON Inc.’s Global Compliance Director.

Mandy studied at the University of Hawaii with an MS in Entomology. She has worked in state and federal government as a compliance regulator, then at NSF, one of the largest public health and safety companies in the USA, working with regulations and policy development for the USA and international programs. Mandy has been with SAMBAZON since 2013 and recently co-authored a paper on Biodiversity in the Açaí harvesting environment of Brazil https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10457-021-00727-2 . She sits on the board of advisors for Ecocert’s fair trade certification standard.

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