Acai Bowl – The Superfood Smoothie :)

I’ve been making this Acai Bowl – Superfood Smoothie Bowl for so long now that it feels like second nature to whip this up after my morning workouts. It’s so delicious, filling, protein-rich, and AMAZING for your bod.  The overall health benefits are out of this world and you truly will feel so great the rest of the day.

Acai Bowl - Superfood Smoothie by Caroline Jarvis Photography

What I put into the blender….

1 Banana

1 Packet of Sambazon Acai

1 tsp of Ground Flaxseed

1 tsp of Cinnamon

½ tsp of Tumeric

1 tsp of Maca Powder

1 tsp of Cacao Powder

A pinch of Camu Camu Powder

Coconut-Almond Milk

Splash of Coconut Water


1-3 Tbsp’s of Hemp Seeds

1-2 Tbsp’s of Chia Seeds

1 Tbsp of Pumpkin Seeds

1 Tbsp of Shredded Coconut

1-2 Tbsp’s of Cacao Nibs

Goji Berries

Bee Pollen

I listed the main sources and benefits of most of the ingredients in my Acai Bowl but I know there are other sources and benefits of each ingredient as well; these, in my opinion, are some of the most important.  Hope you guys enjoy and give this superfood smoothie bowl a try!

Acai Bowl - Superfood Smoothie by Caroline Jarvis Photography

Acai Bowl

The ingredients and some of the benefits for your overall health.


Great Source of: Powerful antioxidants, heart healthy omegas, fiber, vitamins and minerals.

Benefits: Cardiovascular health, weight loss, skin health, cancer prevention, aphrodisiac, premature aging, digestion and intestinal health, and cellular health and metabolism.

Cacao nibs

Great source of: antioxidants, fiber, magnesium, potassium, and polyphenols

Benefits: reduce risk of cancer, heart disease, and brain disease. Improve digestion and enhance mood

Hemp Seeds

Great source of: protein, omega fatty acids, b vitamins, vitamin #, and antioxidants

Benefits: promotes heart health and overall well-being, improve digesgtion & immune function and increase energy.

Maca Powder

Great Source of: Vitamin C, Vitamin E, B Vitamins, Calcium, Zinc, Iron

Benefits: Increase Energy levels, relieve menstrual pain, reduce menopause sypmtoms, help with mood swings, stress and depression. Acne, improve sexual function,

Pumpkin Seeds

Great Source Of: Healthy Fats, Protein, Fiber, Iron

Benefits: Heart Healthy Magnesium, Zinc for Immune Support, Plant-Based Omega-3 Fats, Prostate Health, Anti-Diabetic Effects, Benefits for Postmenopausal Women, Heart and Liver Health, Tryptophan for Restful Sleep, Anti-Inflammatory Benefits

Chia Seeds

Great Source Of: Fiber, Omega -3 Fatty Acids, Protein, Vitamins & MineralsMagnesium,

Benefits: Rich in Antioxidants, Great for Digestive System, Great Source of Plant Based Protein, typically non-gmo and grown organically, supports healthy bones, helps detoxify the body, reduce your risk of colon cancer, helps protect your heart with omega-3 ALA., gluten free, reduce your risk of metabolic syndrome, great for those with diabetes.

Ground Flaxseed

Great Source Of: Fiber, Omega-3 Fatty Acid Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA), protein and SDG lignans

Benefits: Fiber promotes regularity, supports normal functioning of the digestive tract and healthy lipids. ALA is an Omega-3 essential fatty acid that helps support normal cardiovascular function and helps to maintain healthy hair, skin, and nails.

Shredded Coconut:

Great Source of: rich in medium chain triglyceride fats – MCFA’s, Iron and Zinc

Benefits: “Unsweetened shredded coconut is composed mostly of fat, 90% of which is saturated in the form of medium-chain triglycerides, also called medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs). MCFAs are associated with many health benefits and have been shown to increase HDL cholesterol, provide an immediate source of energy, increase satiety, and increase metabolic rate. Furthermore, the MCFAs in coconut, namely, lauric acid, caprylic acid, and capric acid are antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal. In addition to these benefits, phenolic compounds in coconut act as antioxidants.” Restores and supports thyroid function, promotes weight loss, helps protect against kidney disease and bladder infection.

Camu Camu:

Great Source of: vitamin c, beta-carotene, potassium and many amino acids.

Benefits: Camu Camu is most famous for its mega-C content, containing 30 to 60 times more vitamin C than an orange. In addition, it contains beta-carotene, potassium and many amino acids. It can help increase energy and enhance your overall health.

Acai Bowl - Superfood Smoothie by Caroline Jarvis Photography

Acai Bowl - Superfood Smoothie by Caroline Jarvis Photography

Acai Bowl - Superfood Smoothie by Caroline Jarvis Photography

Acai Bowl - Superfood Smoothie by Caroline Jarvis Photography