Unlike some food trends, acai bowls deserve your full attention.
This delicious Brazilian dish consists of frozen acai fruit, and is typically topped with fresh fruit, granola and other toppings, which makes it a superfood
If you’re out and about in Placer County and need a tasty and nutritious meal boost, here are five locations for you to try.
Cielo Acai Café– Roseville
Cielo Acai Cafe in Roseville is like a boutique for the Amazon berry.
The fruit is immediately frozen to preserve its quality and shipped to this location.
The café serves loaded bowls and smoothies.
The Cielo Bowl is as traditional as you can get and is topped with organic granola, strawberry and banana. The Macaco (Monkey) Bowl features almonds, cacao nibs, maca powder, cinnamon, peanut butter and is drizzled with honey.
Other favorites include the Paradise Bowl, an acai bowl with pineapple, mango, kiwi and coconut shavings.
Vitality Bowls Superfood Café – Roseville
Vitality Bowls specializes in thick blends of acai berry, granola and other superfood ingredients.
Just in time for fall, the Pumpkin Bowl is quickly becoming a customer favorite. The café also serves smoothies, juices, salads, soups and paninis.
Purists will enjoy Vitality Bowl because the café avoids fillers, such as frozen yogurt and ice for the ultimate nutritionally powerful food.
Farm Fresh Juice Company – Rocklin
The family behind this business is passionate about juicing and blending, as you’ll see on the menu.
Acai bowls here are loaded with layers of health and goodness. The Berry Banana is packed with blueberries, strawberries, banana, home-made almond milk, seed granola and raw agave.
The menu of bowls includes Peanut Butter, Green, Tropical Pitaya and other tropical flavors with pineapple, mango and pitaya.
For something on the go, Farm Fresh produces dozens of fresh juices and smoothies with all the cleansing and boosting you need.
The Healthy Habit – Auburn
Build a new habit at this Auburn café, where things are kept simple.
All of the produce is organic and locally sourced, making for some of the finest and freshest acai bowls in town.
All bowls start with the basics, and can be topped with bee pollen, chia seeds, protein powder, fresh fruit and goji berries.
Customers here can’t get enough of the Pitaya Peanut Butter Cup, a drink with raw dragon fruit, strawberries, bananas, peanut butter, almond milk, granola, coconut shreds and honey.
In addition to all the super foods, you can also order breakfast, salads, sandwiches and enjoy other drinks from the organic juice bar and smoothie menu.
Nekter Juice Bar – Roseville
Nekter Juice Bar specializes in cold-pressed juices, hand-crafted smoothies and acai bowls.
The peanut butter acai bowl and Flamingo smoothie are two you must try.
The lineup of acai bowls consists of a banana berry, mango, dragon fruit, protein power and acai superfood bowl.
These treats are made fresh every day with creamy cashew milk and plant-based ingredients. No refined sugars or artificial flavors in these.