7 Acai Bowl Recipes That’ll Make You Excited to Get out of Bed in the Morning

There’s no doubt that acai bowls and smoothie bowls have gained popularity lately. The rich color and variety of toppings give way to amazing natural health benefits and let’s face it, an aesthetically pleasing breakfast!

Whether it’s because of how tasty they are, that they’re easy to make, or how pretty they are when finished, everyone has a reason to enjoy an acai bowl!

Acai bowls are characterized by the dark purple base created from the acai berry. Acai berries are known to have several health benefits and are usually blended with other fruits. Once blended as the base, the acai is topped with everything from nuts and seeds to granola or chocolate! 

With all the variation that comes with an acai bowl, you really get to choose which health benefits you want to add in. Get excited to start your morning and dive into breakfast, because the possibilities are endless.

If you’re looking to get in on these health benefits, these recipes will give you a great starting point to create your own acai bowl! 

Tropical Fruit Acai Bowl

This tropical fruit acai smoothie bowl will have you convinced you’re vacationing at an island resort!

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • frozen acai 
  • frozen bananas (always choose bananas that have at least a few brown spots on them before freezing, this gives the bananas a sweeter taste when blending them)
  • shaved coconut
  • fresh mango
  • fresh pineapple
  • fresh bananas 
  • hemp seeds

Getting started on this recipe is easy, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start by blending together the frozen acai and frozen bananas, this will be the base of your bowl. Always remember to add a splash of the liquid of your choosing to keep the blending smooth, but not so much that your bowl looks like soup!
  2. Pour this into a bowl and arrange shaved coconut, sliced mango, chopped pineapple, and sliced banana on top.
  3. Sprinkle hemp seeds to taste.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Acai Bowl

With this match made in heaven, it’s easy to see why this bowl could be an easy go-to! But be careful, these tasty toppings are high in sugar and calories! However, the health benefits of acai can’t be denied, so it’s actually healthier than you think. 

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • frozen acai
  • frozen strawberries
  • chocolate granola
  • peanut butter
  • chopped peanuts

Getting started on this recipe is easy, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start by blending together the frozen acai and frozen strawberries for the base of your bowl.
  2. Pour this into a bowl and top with chocolate granola and chopped peanuts.
  3. Finish it off with a dollop of peanut butter in the center!

Crunchy Granola and Berry Acai Bowl

A classic acai smoothie recipe, this breakfast is full of fruit and plenty of granola to keep you full and satisfied all morning long! For this recipe you’ll need:

  • frozen acai
  • frozen blueberries
  • frozen raspberries
  • frozen strawberries
  • granola of your choice
  • fresh berries
  • chia seeds
  • flax seeds
  • honey

Getting started on this recipe is easy, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start by blending together the frozen acai, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries for the base of your bowl.
  2. Pour this into a bowl and top with the granola of your choice and fresh berries.
  3. Top it off by sprinkling in some chia and flax seeds.
  4. Drizzle a bit of honey over top for a little added sweetness.

Pomegranate and Chia Seed Acai Bowl 

Deliciously tart and crunchy, this acai bowl is simple but full of antioxidants! For this recipe you’ll need:

  • frozen acai
  • frozen blueberries
  • frozen bananas
  • pomegranate seeds
  • chia seeds
  • fresh banana
  • fresh blueberries
  • honey

Getting started on this recipe is easy, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start by blending together the frozen acai, blueberries, and bananas for the base of your bowl.
  2. Pour this into a bowl and top generously with pomegranate and chia seeds.
  3. Arrange fresh bananas and blueberries on top for extra nutrients and antioxidants!
  4. Drizzle a bit of honey to add sweetness to a tart bowl.

Chocolate Banana Acai Bowl

A classic combo that’s always here to please, this chocolate banana acai bowl recipe is sweet and sweeter! While not the healthiest bowl out there, it’ll sure encourage you to hop out of bed for breakfast! For this recipe you’ll need:

  • frozen acai
  • frozen bananas
  • frozen strawberries
  • chocolate bits
  • hazelnut spread
  • fresh banana
  • granola of your choice

Getting started on this recipe is easy, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start by blending together the frozen acai, bananas, and strawberries for the base of your bowl.
  2. Pour this into a bowl and arrange fresh banana and the granola of your choice on top.
  3. Sprinkle in some chocolate bits and add a dollop of hazelnut spread to top it off.

Banana Nut Crunch Acai Bowl

A crunchy, delicious twist on a classic taste, this combination of bananas and nuts will blend perfectly with the sweetness and tartness of the acai! For this recipe you’ll need:

  • frozen acai
  • frozen bananas
  • walnuts
  • granola of your choice
  • coconut shavings
  • fresh banana

Getting started on this recipe is easy, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start by blending together the frozen acai and frozen bananas, this will be the base of your bowl.
  2. Pour this into a bowl and sprinkle on the walnuts, coconut shavings, and granola.
  3. Arrange banana slices on top and enjoy!

Fresh Fruit and Seed Acai Bowl

A unique twist on a classic acai bowl, this recipe is nutrient packed, and energy filled so you can start your day off strong! For this recipe you’ll need:

  • frozen acai
  • frozen bananas
  • fresh strawberries
  • fresh kiwi
  • fresh blackberries
  • hemp seeds
  • flax seeds
  • walnuts

Getting started on this recipe is easy, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start by blending together the frozen acai and frozen bananas, this will be the base of your bowl.
  2. Pour this into a bowl and arranged sliced strawberries and kiwi on top. Add in blackberries and toss in some walnuts.
  3. Sprinkle in some hemp seeds and flax seeds for an extra nutrient-packed kick!

Get Blending

Though these recipes are a great start to maximizing your breakfast potential, remember you can always switch it up! Acai bowls are great because you can make them with almost anything you have handy. Even if you have fruit that you need to use up, or granola crumbs at the end of the bag, you can always add it to an acai bowl!

So, get creative and start blending!

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