About Acai Powder Organic (Euterpe Oleracea variety)
Organic acai powder, a captivating jewel of the Amazon rainforest, brings the vibrant essence of this lush and exotic region to your fingertips. Harvested from the depths of the Brazilian rainforest, acai berries are renowned for their deep purple hue, a vivid symbol of the bountiful nutrients hidden within. These extraordinary berries are freeze-dried to create the enchanting and versatile acai powder, preserving their natural goodness and encapsulating the essence of the rainforest's vitality.
Acai is a true superfood, celebrated for its exceptional health benefits. One of its most remarkable qualities is its robust antioxidant content, which eclipses even blueberries. These antioxidants are like nature's defenders, waging a battle against the harmful free radicals that can wreak havoc in our bodies. By consuming acai powder, you invite these defenders to join your daily health regimen, helping you maintain a youthful and energetic outlook.
But acai powder doesn't stop at antioxidants; it's a treasure trove of essential vitamins and minerals. From vitamin C to vitamin A, calcium to potassium, this powdered gem enriches your body with the nutrients it craves. Acai powder isn't just a health booster; it's a taste sensation too. Its flavor profile is a harmonious blend of fruity, slightly tart, and subtly sweet notes, making it an ideal addition to smoothies, bowls, desserts, and a variety of dishes, transforming each bite into a culinary adventure.
Its benefits extend to heart health, with studies suggesting that acai can contribute to maintaining healthy cholesterol levels and promoting optimal blood flow, ultimately supporting a strong and resilient cardiovascular system.
Furthermore, the dietary fiber present in acai aids in digestion and regularity, offering gentle support to your gut health. The powder is an energy elixir as well, granting a natural vitality boost to your day, which is especially valuable for those seeking an active and vibrant lifestyle.
Storage and shelf life
Store Acai powder in a cool dark place (the fridge or freezer) in an airtight container (mason jar) to allow you to store your mushrooms for six months to a year.
Shipping and delivery
The product is available for delivery and pick up from our store in de Pijp.
The product is delivered in recycled paper bags.
Nutritional Information (per 100 grams of acai powder, approximate values):
Calories: 533 kcal
Protein: 8 grams
Fat: 33 grams
Saturated Fat: 8 grams
Carbohydrates: 52 grams
Dietary Fiber: 36 grams
Sugars: 2 grams
Vitamin A: 2917 IU (International Units)
Vitamin C: 42.5 mg
Calcium: 260 mg
Iron: 4 mg
Potassium: 140 mg
How to use
Acai powder is a versatile superfood that can be incorporated into a variety of recipes to add a nutritional boost and a delicious berry flavor. Here are some ways to use acai powder in your diet:
Acai Smoothie Bowl:One of the most popular ways to use acai powder is to make acai smoothie bowls.
Blend acai powder with frozen berries, a banana, and your choice of liquid (such as almond milk or coconut water) until you get a thick and creamy consistency.
Pour the smoothie into a bowl and top it with your favorite toppings like granola, fresh fruit, nuts, seeds, and a drizzle of honey.
Acai Smoothie:You can also use acai powder in regular smoothies by blending it with other fruits, vegetables, and your preferred liquid.
Acai powder pairs well with ingredients like spinach, kale, banana, and pineapple to create a nutritious and delicious smoothie.
Acai Yogurt Parfait:Layer acai yogurt (made by mixing acai powder with yogurt) with granola and fresh fruit to create a nutritious and visually appealing parfait.
Stir a small amount of acai powder into your morning oatmeal for a boost of antioxidants and flavor.
Acai Chia Pudding: Mix acai powder into a chia pudding base, which typically includes chia seeds and a liquid like almond milk.
Let it sit in the refrigerator until it thickens, and top with fresh berries before serving.
Combine acai powder with olive oil, vinegar, honey, and your favorite seasonings to create a unique and flavorful salad dressing.
When using acai powder, keep in mind that a little goes a long way. Start with a small amount and adjust to taste. Acai powder adds a delightful berry flavor and a boost of antioxidants to your dishes, making it a versatile and healthy addition to your diet.