Key Acai Bowl Ingredients: Superfood List with Keto Diet Options

Wondering what is in an acai bowl? If there are keto friendly options? How about what can be added to make a creamy texture, or what the best açaí bowl toppings are to add some crunch?

Well today is your lucky day! We’ve outlined a superfood list of ingredients to keep in your kitchen so you can make the perfect açaí bowl every time! 

Our top açaí bowl ingredients are included in the infograph below. It is meant to be a guide so you can pick and choose a few from each category to build your masterpiece! Always start with the basic mix (water and sweetener at a minimum), then add some optional ingredients from the texture, health boosts, and toppings sections of the graph.

We’ve broken it down into both regular and keto options for those of you following a restricted diet. The keto side can also be known as a “gut friendly” list - great if you’re following a low FODMAP, lectin free or SIBO specific diet. Of course anyone without dietary restrictions can select ANY of the listed ingredients to build your acai berry bowl!

 

 

Acai is super versatile – you can switch up your bowl literally every day! That said, we don’t recommend for you to use ALL of the ingredients on this list for each one Try experimenting with different combinations and see what works best for your health needs and for your taste buds!

Here are a few of our favourite combinations, all of which can be made with both regular and keto friendly options:

*Note: all of the below suggestions start with frozen acai puree, water and sweetener of choice as a base! 

Craving some chocolate? Try an Acai Cocoa Crazy Bowl

  • Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Coconut milk
  • Avocado
  • Chocolate chips or cacao nibs
  • Granola
  • Banana slices (optional)

Want a big antioxidant kick? Try our Acai Matcha Blueberry Swirl Bowl

  • Blueberries
  • Matcha powder
  • Protein powder of choice
  • Goat’s milk yogurt
  • Unsweetened coconut flakes

Just had a great workout? Try an Acai Protein Booster Bowl

  • Banana
  • Nut butter of choice
  • Yogurt of choice
  • Milk of choice
  • Protein powder of choice
  • Yogurt of choice
  • Hemp seeds
  • Granola of choice
  • Banana slices 

Craving some veggies? Try an Acai Supergreens Bowl

  • Banana
  • Blueberries
  • Avocado
  • Milk of choice
  • Spinach
  • Elderberries 

For more detailed instructions on how to make the perfect açaí bowl, be sure to check out our Recipes section! Happy eating!