This 4-ingredient fruit smoothie is a great way to try the acai berry. Simply blend with banana, strawberries and orange juice for an easy vegan breakfast recipe.

Breana Killeen

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine orange juice, banana, strawberries, acai and chia (or hemp) seeds, if using, in a blender. Puree until smooth.

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Tips

Per serving: Calories 134, Fat 3g (sat 1g, mono 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Carbs 25g, Total sugars 15g (added 0g), Protein 2g, Fiber 4g, Sodium 8mg, Potassium 469mg.

Nutrition bonus: Vitamin C (133% daily value)

Carbohydrate servings: 1 1/2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit

Tip: Acai is a reddish-purple berry native to Central and South America. Look for frozen pouches of it near other frozen fruit in natural-foods markets or online. Break into chunks before using.

Nutrition Facts

186 calories; protein 2.4g 5% DV; carbohydrates 36.9g 12% DV; dietary fiber 6.9g 28% DV; soluble fiber 0.8g; insoluble fiber 1.7g; sugars 20.1g; other carbs 9.1g; fat 4.1g 6% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; mono fat 0.1g; poly fat 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; cholesterol 0mg; water 225.9g; ash 1.4g; vitamin a iu 273.5IU 5% DV; vitamin a re 26.6RE; vitamin a carotenoid 26.6RE; vitamin a retinol 0RE; vitamin a carotene 75.9mcg; vitamin b1 thiamin 0.2mg; vitamin b2 riboflavin 0.1mg; vitamin b3 niacin 1.5mg; niacin equivalents 2.1mg 11% DV; vitamin b6 0.3mg 16% DV; vitamin b12 0mcg; biotin 3.2mcg 1% DV; vitamin c 97.7mg 163% DV; vitamin e alpha equivalents 0.4mg; vitamin e iu 0.6IU 2% DV; vitamin e mg 0.4mg; folate 62.8mcg 16% DV; vitamin k 2.8mcg 4% DV; pantothenic acid 0.5mg 5% DV; calcium 54.5mg 5% DV; chromium 1.3mcg 1% DV; copper 0.1mg 7% DV; iodine 16.5mcg 11% DV; iron 1.5mg 9% DV; magnesium 41.2mg 10% DV; manganese 0.6mg 29% DV; phosphorus 78.7mg 8% DV; potassium 566.8mg 16% DV; selenium 1.5mcg 2% DV; sodium 16.8mg 1% DV; zinc 0.4mg 3% DV; 40 butyric 0g; 60 caprioc 0g; 80 caprylic 0g; 100 capric 0g; 120 lauric 0g; 140 myristic 0g; 160 palmitic 0.4g; 180 stearic 0.1g; 161 palmitol 0.1g; 181 oleic 0.3g; 201 eicosen 0g; 221 erucic 0g; 182 linoleic 0.2g; 183 linolenic 0.2g; 184 stearidon 0g; 204 arachidon 0g; 205 epa 0g; 225 dpa 0g; 226 dha 0g; omega 3 fatty acid 0.7g; omega 6 fatty acid 0.3g; alanine 0.1g; arginine 0.2g; cystine 0g; glycine 0.1g; histidine 0.1g; isoleucine 0.1g; leucine 0.1g; lysine 0.1g; methionine 0g; phenylalanine 0.1g; proline 0.1g; serine 0.1g; threonine 0.1g; tryptophan 0g; tyrosine 0.1g; valine 0.1g; alcohol 0g; caffeine 0mg; pyramid fruit 0; energy 152.3kcal; aspartic acid 0.3g; glutamic acid 0.3g; thiamin 0.2mg 11% DV; riboflavin 0.1mg 8% DV; monosaccharides 10.4g; disaccharides 1.8g; boron 61.1mg; fluoride 1.3mg; phytosterols 9.4mg; pyramid fat 0; pyramid meat 0; exchange very lean meat 0; exchange starch 0; exchange fat 0.
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