We all know kale and quinoa are good for us, and that a juice cleanse now and then can be a great way to detox, but is there any way for us to have our (healthy) cake and eat it too?
Enter açai berries to save the day. This ultra nutritious superfood has long been hyped as the big thing in healthy eating — and the fact that we’re still talking about proves it’s more than a fad. Boasting a whole host of nutritional benefits such as high antioxidants, fibre and omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids, this superfood is known for its dark purple hue and is grown in the Amazon rainforests of Brazil. It carries a distinct, earthy flavour described as a cross between berries and chocolate.
It used to be difficult to find açaí berry products in Singapore, but with its continuing popularity, several local eateries have jumped on the açaí bowl bandwagon, jazzing them up with ingredients such as granola, bee pollen and fruit — all delicious, diet-friendly and (most importantly) guilt-free. Here’s our guide to five places offering these healthy desserts.