Chunky Monkey Acai Bowl

Start your day with this acai bowl, and it’s like having dessert for breakfast. Creamy, chocolaty and nutty, this decadent treat is as satisfying as it is packed with nutrients.


For acai bowl
1 banana
1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 3.5-ounce frozen unsweetened acai packet

for toppings
1/2 banana, sliced
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
1 Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip LÄRABAR, broken into crumbles


Place banana, milk, peanut butter and cocoa powder in high-speed blender. Run the acai packet under warm water for five seconds, cut it open and drop the frozen mixture inside. Blend on high speed until well combined. Pour into bowl and top with sliced banana, cacao nibs and LARABAR crumbles.


Shanna Mallon is a Nashville writer and photographer who loves real food as much as she loves real talk. She and her husband, Tim, blog at, and their book, The Einkorn Cookbook, comes out in December 2014.


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