Acai Berry Smoothie Bowl

Portions:
2

Serving Size:
1 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free
  • Heart Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1 packet frozen acai, unsweetened
  • 1 cup mixed frozen berries, unsweetened
  • 3/4 cup plain 2% low fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup rice milk, unsweetened, original, classic
  • 2 tablespoons raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons blueberries
  • 1/4 fresh pear

Preparation

  1. Remove frozen acai puree from the packaging and break up into pieces.
  2. Place acai pieces, mixed frozen berries, Greek yogurt, chia seeds and rice milk in a blender.
  3. Blend until smooth. Consistency should be thick enough to eat with a spoon.
  4. Pour blended mixture evenly into two bowls.
  5. Top with raspberries, blueberries and chopped pear.

Helpful hints

  • Açaí (pronounced ah-sigh-EE) berries are from a South American palm tree. These berries are rich in antioxidants and make a great addition to smoothies.
  • Make the acai bowl your own by adding your favorite toppings such as chopped pineapple, unsweetened coconut flakes, cacao nibs or granola cereal.
  • Use fresh or frozen raspberries and blueberries for topping.
  • This recipe may be tart. For sweetness you can add honey, Stevia or your favorite sweetener.
  • Low phosphorus, low potassium milk alternatives such as almond or soy milk can be used in substitution for rice milk.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 192

Protein 11 g

Carbohydrates 28 g

Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 82 mg

Potassium 349 mg

Phosphorus 140 mg

Calcium 298 mg

Fiber 7.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 milk
  • 1-1/2 fruit, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices

2

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