Tropical Acai Bowl

Tropical Acai Bowl

Açai is a family favorite throughout the year, but is especially welcome during the scorchingly hot summer days. It has become quite popular over the last couple of years and has been credited with many health and anti-aging benefits. We value it as a high anti-oxidant fruit that is adding nutritional value to our diet and also tastes delicious. One of the main plant chemicals in açai getting all the attention is a compound called anthocyanin, which is a flavonoid lending a red to purple color to fruits like grapes, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and, of cource, açai berries. Continue reading

Acai Pear Banana Protein Smoothie

Acai Pear Banana Protein Smoothie

Going through so many sleepless night lately, we were feeling the need for a little extra protein in our diet. Rice protein is generally well tolerated by most people and provides a great alternative if you are looking to avoid dairy. This recipe has supported us well during our very intensive care of Simba, during his last weeks of life. If you are in need for more energy, do experiment with green smoothies or protein smoothies to supplement your diet. Let us know, what your favorite smoothies are. Again, this recipe requires only a few basic ingredients. Continue reading