Keto Acai Bowl is a delicious and refreshing breakfast or snack option that fits perfectly within a ketogenic diet. Acai berries are known for their antioxidant properties and are typically paired with various toppings to create a nutrient-packed bowl. This keto-friendly version swaps out high-carb ingredients commonly found in traditional acai bowls and incorporates low-carb alternatives while maintaining the vibrant flavors and textures. Let’s dive into the recipe!
Keto Acai Bowl Recipe:
Ingredients: For the base:
- 1 unsweetened frozen acai packet (100g)
- 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
- 1/2 small avocado (optional, for creaminess)
- 1 tbsp low-carb sweetener of your choice (such as stevia or erythritol)
- Optional: 1-2 tbsp collagen peptides or protein powder for added protein
- Fresh berries (such as strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries)
- Sliced almonds or other nuts/seeds
- Shredded coconut
- Chia seeds
- Unsweetened nut butter (such as almond butter or peanut butter)
- In a blender, combine the frozen acai packet, unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk, avocado (if using), low-carb sweetener, and collagen peptides or protein powder (if desired). Blend until smooth and creamy.
- Pour the acai mixture into a bowl.
- Arrange the toppings of your choice on top of the acai base. You can be creative and arrange them in a visually appealing manner.
- Serve the Keto Acai Bowl immediately and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts and Servings: The nutrition facts and serving size can vary slightly based on the specific ingredients and brands used, as well as the toppings and quantities you choose. However, here’s an approximate breakdown for a basic Keto Acai Bowl recipe:
- Serving Size: 1 bowl
- Calories: Approximately 300-350
- Total Fat: 25-30g
- Saturated Fat: 4-5g
- Cholesterol: 0mg (unless using collagen peptides or protein powder)
- Sodium: 50-100mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 10-15g
- Dietary Fiber: 7-10g
- Sugars: 2-4g
- Protein: 7-10g