Acai, Blackberry and Cacao Smoothie

Because South American acai is highly perishable, it's only available frozen. Select unsweetened acai puree so you can benefit from all the health-promoting qualities without the added sugar.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

1 cup frozen blackberries

Two 3.5-ounce packs frozen unsweetened acai puree, broken into pieces

1 frozen banana, peeled and broken into pieces

2 tablespoons raw cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tablespoon coconut butter or coconut oil, optional

1 tablespoon raw honey

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 1/4 cups unsweetened almond milk

Cacao nibs, for garnish, optional

Directions

  1. Combine the blackberries, acai puree, banana, cocoa powder, coconut butter if using, honey, vanilla and almond milk in a blender and puree until completely smooth. The mixture is extremely thick and you may need to stop the blender and scrape down the sides to get it moving. Pour into 2 glasses and garnish with cacao nibs if using.
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