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Strawberry Acai Smoothie

Strawberry acai smoothie is delicious, simple and comes together quickly! Just toss a frozen acai packet, strawberries, banana and nut milk into a blender for a refreshing and vitamin-packed smoothie.

It’s nearly a combination of my Acai Bowl and Strawberry Banana Smoothie. Yum!

(dairy-free) With only a few ingredients, this simple but delicious acai smoothie comes together quickly. Toss acai, strawberries, banana and nut milk into a blender.

Using Frozen Acai Packets

I was doing a little freezer foraging the other morning (to see what’s gotten buried over time) and stumbled on several frozen acai packets. Little packets like these always have a way of meandering to the very bottom, don’t they?

Usually, I’ll use these frozen acai packets to make my always popular acai bowl. Have you made it? Hint – you should.

But if I’m being honest, there are also days (usually when I’m pressed for time) when I just want to throw a couple of ingredients into my Vitamix and be done.

Welcome to today’s acai smoothie. It’s a strawberry acai smoothie that only has 4 ingredients and literally takes 30 seconds to make. It’s cooling, refreshing, fruity and perfect for the summer months.

Want a grab and go smoothie? It’s a nice breakfast alternative for those mornings when you just want to toss a handful of ingredients into your blender and head out the door.

(dairy-free) With only a few ingredients, this simple but delicious acai smoothie comes together quickly. Toss acai, strawberries, banana and nut milk into a blender.

(dairy-free) With only a few ingredients, this simple but delicious acai smoothie comes together quickly. Toss acai, strawberries, banana and nut milk into a blender.

Strawberry Acai Smoothie

If you’ve ever had Starbucks strawberry acai refresher, you know that these two berries go well together. But unfortunately for Starbucks, their “light” almost tea-like refresher is not so light as it’s got quite a bit of added sugar. 20 grams to be exact.

But you can easily replicate those flavors at home, in healthier smoothie form, with this strawberry acai smoothie.

As I’ve mentioned on my acai bowl recipe, I always choose unsweetened acai packs (which, for the record have zero sugar). You’ll have plenty of natural sugar from the banana and strawberries, so there’s no sense in adding more.

(dairy-free) With only a few ingredients, this simple but delicious acai smoothie comes together quickly. Toss acai, strawberries, banana and nut milk into a blender.

(dairy-free) With only a few ingredients, this simple but delicious acai smoothie comes together quickly. Toss acai, strawberries, banana and nut milk into a blender.

How to Make Strawberry Acai Smoothie

So here’s what you do. Toss one acai pack into your high-powered blender along with one banana and one cup of strawberries (use fresh strawberries for a thinner smoothie or frozen strawberries for a thicker smoothie).

To that, add your favorite nut milk. I always use my homemade cashew milk as it’s super creamy. Then, blend for 30 seconds. That’s it.

Feel free to get creative with add-ins, like collagen, maca and hemp seeds. I also have a laundry list of superfood add-ins on my how to make the healthiest smoothie post. Or you can keep it simple. For those mornings when simple and healthy is just what you need.

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(dairy-free) With only a few ingredients, this simple but delicious acai smoothie comes together quickly. Toss acai, strawberries, banana and nut milk into a blender.

(dairy-free) With only a few ingredients, this simple but delicious acai smoothie comes together quickly. Toss acai, strawberries, banana and nut milk into a blender.
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Strawberry Acai Smoothie

Prep Time: 3 mins
Total Time: 3 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Lisa Bryan
This simple and fruity acai smoothie comes together quickly. Just toss all the ingredients into a high-powered blender and blend.
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Ingredients

  • 3.5 oz packet frozen acai
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 3/4 cup almond milk or cashew milk

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.

Lisa's Tips

  • You can find frozen acai packets in the freezer section (usually next to frozen berries) at Whole Foods or similar market.

Nutrition

Calories: 118kcal, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Sodium: 125mg, Potassium: 321mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 15g, Vitamin A: 2%, Vitamin C: 58.5%, Calcium: 13.7%, Iron: 3.3%
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Acai Smoothie, Strawberry Acai Smoothie
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16 comments on “Strawberry Acai Smoothie”

  1. Nut milk strained in a gallon painters bag or clean nylon stocking to strain this great milk

    Rating: 5
  2. Those acai packets looked so great, but unfortunately they have soy lecithin in it. Since soy is our countries #1 GMO crop, I avoid it at all cost. I will have to look into acai powder. Thanks for the recipe!

  3. I never heard of acai, Sounds very intriguing.

  4. This looks delicious and easy to make! I love those acai packets!

  5. I need to get my hands on some acai packets! That sounds so convenient to have in the freezer.

  6. Oh this sounds absolutely delicious and so super easy to make. I must admit I’m always lazy to make my own cashew milk and you got me craving for some.

  7. Wow this smoothie looks really delicious. I love the colour and I bet it taste just amazing. I love that you used homemade cashew milk. Everything tastes better with homemade stuff.

  8. Açai bowls/smoothies are a totally worthy trend, if you ask me. Love that you mixed the packets with fresh strawberries (and I’ll forgive you for the banana inclusion – I’ve mentioned I never use bananas in smoothies, hahaha). Wishing you a fabulous weekend ahead, Lisa! x