Want to build a better-for-you meal? You might want to learn how to build a better-for-you bowl.
When food fans use the term bowls, they aren’t referring to the physical piece of dishware. Well, they are—because you eat out of the bowl—but they’re mostly referring to the idea of putting all your ingredients into one vessel, mixing it up, and eating it all together. It’s like cereal or soup, but only better.
What makes bowls so unique is that they offer to take a bunch of ingredients to meet a bunch of nutritional needs and make it all taste good. And one of the ingredients that bowl fans have embraced wholeheartedly is acai.
The acai is actually a berry, but there’s a reason you don’t often see it in the produce aisle: It doesn’t transport or store well. But powdered or pureed, and it’s perfect for a bowl. Here’s how to use it.