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Nourish the Mind & Body With Acai Bowls From Island Sips
In this segment Island Sips Juice & Salads shows us how to properly
nourish the body with the hydrating superfruit: the Acai berry.
October 16, 2022
Welcome to our new segment titled Island Sips of the Week, brought to you by our friends over at Island Sips Juice & Salads in Lauderhill, FL.
Visit them today for amazing whole nutrition, vegan friendly food your body craves.
This week we're making acai bowls. Acai is a superfruit full of antioxidants. Acai bowls are jam packed with rich ingredients like the small yet mighty chia seed. You can choose to add whatever fruit you like to your acai bowl, but Island Sips likes to make their bowls gushing with super hydrating berries, kiwi and our potassium packed friend, that makes almost every fruit based recipe richer...the banana!
Build Your Base
To create an acai bowl rich in texture and flavor, you'll want to create a hydrating and flavorful base. Island Sips base is created with banana kiwi, berries and frozen acai. Acai does not have a very long shelf life, so frozen acai is going to be the best option. The Island Sips fruit selection has been intentionally created to flush the body with hydration.
Years of studies have shown that many diseases come from a lack of proper hydration. What does this mean? You're thirsty! Hydration is basically a party for your cells and organs. (Check out this book on our Publisher's Amazon Book List if you want to get deeper into these studies.)
To sweeten up your bowl's base, add a dash of a natural sweetener. Modern society gives us so many options to choose from like agave, honey and date syrup. The variety of natural and safe sweeteners seem endless. Read labels to ensure it's natural.
Next add a splash of your favorite plant based or nut milk like coconut, almond or hemp. Again, modern society gives us so many options to choose from. If you like to coco-nutty flavor, check out our easy peasy recipe for coconut milk.
Now you're going to let all those flavors mix up together for some sweet island flavored goodness. Oh and don't forget the ice to bring it altogether. This is going to be the perfect base for a hot day or if you get a kick out of food rich in color. Acai bowls are super simple to create, plus rich in color and texture.
Easy Peasy Island Breezy
Once you've created your base all that's left is to smooth her out and fill her up with some of your favorite whole food nutritious toppings and VOILA! You're done. Now get your mouth and mind prepared for energy out of this world.
Instead of bringing coffee to the office this morning, stop into Island Sips Juices and Salads at 7224 W. Oakland Park Blvd in Lauderhill Fl or call them for catering your next work event.
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About the Editor
Quadeera Teart is the Publisher and Wellness Curator of Feel Well Magazine.She loves teaching wellness and women-owned companies strategies to increase visibility and credibility through multiple forms of media. She's had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Harriet Cole, former editor-in-chief at Ebony Magazine, TV Personality & Wellness Entrepreneur, Yandy Smith-Harris and led brand initiatives for the celebrity non-profit, Honey Shine, Inc., a non-profit founded by Tracy W. Mourning. You can stay connected to her by subscribing to Feel Well Magazine and by following her personal page on Instagram.