Best Gluten-Free Smoothie & Açaí Bowl Recipes

Alex Kinejara
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Author Alex Kinejara
Best Gluten-Free Smoothie & Açaí Bowl Recipes

Maybe you’ve seen “Açaí” on the menu of your local smoothie shop, or perhaps you’ve eyed those frozen Açaí packets in the grocery store. Either way, you might be left wondering—does Açaí fit into my gluten-free diet? And is Açaí gluten-free?

Good news: Açaí is a tree-grown fruit, making it 100% gluten-free.

Whether you’re living with Celiac disease, are gluten intolerant, or simply prefer to avoid it when you can, there are many ways to enjoy Açaí—worry-free. Reap the benefits of this oh-so-tasty superfood with our favorite gluten-free smoothie recipes with Açaí. 

Unsweetened Island Hopper Açaí Bowl with Banana & Mango

When it comes to Açaí bowls, most ingredients included in a bowl are gluten-free—it’s the toppings you have to watch out for. This Banana & Mango Unsweetened Island Hopper Açaí Bowl brings you gluten-free yumminess, complete with vitamin C, potassium, and antioxidants. Better yet, it tastes like a tropical vacation in one bite.

Blend Ingredients

Before you get started, compile your ingredients, including the following: 

Blend up all ingredients and pour into a bowl. For an extra pinch of island goodness, top with tropical a few tropical flavors like:

  • Mango
  • Blueberries
  • Coconut flakes
  • Chia seeds

 Once you’ve dressed it up to your liking, it’s time to dig in. Coconut milk can be high in calories, so if weight loss is your goal, opt for coconut water or another dairy-free milk alternative like almond milk or oat milk.

Traditional Rio Açaí Bowl Recipe

Sometimes it doesn't get much simpler than sticking with the classics. The best part about this classic recipe? It’s a gluten-free Açaí smoothie bowl, too. 

With just three ingredients, you can make a Traditional Rio Açaí Bowl in a pinch. The energizing carbs and healthy fatty acids in Açaí make this the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. 

Blend Ingredients

Here’s all you need on hand for a quick yet nutritious snack:

It’s as easy as blend, pour, and top. Traditional toppings include:

  • Fresh fruit
  • Coconut
  • Nut butter, peanut butter or almond butter
  • Seeds
  • Nuts

The best part about the toppings listed above? They’re all gluten-free. For extra creaminess, freeze your banana before blending and serve your bowl chilled.

Strawberries, Cashews & Quinoa Açaí Bowl Pie Recipe

Gluten-free eaters already know the magic of quinoa. This South American grain is packed with protein, fiber, and micronutrients like manganese and folate, to name just a couple. Paired with Açaí, it’s a winning smoothie ingredient.

Our Strawberries, Cashews, & Quinoa Açaí Bowl Pie Recipe satisfies all the meal checkpoints—tasty, filling, and healthy. Dig into this creamy smoothie bowl for hours of sustained energy.

Blend Ingredients

For a quick yet delectable snack, be sure you’ve stocked your fridge, freezer, or pantry with the following ingredients: 

Let your SAMBAZON superfruit packs come to room temperature for a few minutes. Break them up into the blender with all other ingredients, blending until smooth and thick. Scoop into a bowl and top with your favorite pairing flavors. 

Some of our favorite topping techniques feature:

  • Strawberries
  • Cashews
  • Puffed quinoa
  • Coconut flakes

Top it off with a few heaping spoonfuls of granola for some added crunch. Remember, if you’d prefer to take gluten out of the equation, be sure to opt for your favorite gluten-free granola instead. 

Tiffani Thiessen's Coconut Berry Power Açaí Smoothie Recipe

Even the gluten-averse can have snacks on-the-go. Thanks to actress Tiffani Thiessen, we have one of the tastiest gluten-free smoothies to fuel your morning or afternoon workout.

This Coconut Berry Power Açaí Smoothie hits all the macronutrients—slow-burning carbs, repairing protein, and healthy fats. Consider it your easiest and most complete meal, all while boasting natural and gluten-free ingredients.  

Blend Ingredients

Shake up your day with this smoothie featuring the following ingredients:

Once you’ve assembled your smoothie-making tool kit, just blend and pour—it’s that simple. If you have time for a little extra flavor, sprinkle healthy toppings like almonds, coconut flakes, and chia seeds for crunch.

Açaí Date Smoothie Recipe

We’ve got a recipe; you’ve got a blender. Now, let’s make it a date

The banana and dates in this Açaí Date Smoothie pack in fiber and potassium, while Açaí and cacao deliver handfuls of healthy nutrients. 

Blend Ingredients

Get ready to fall head over heels for this swoon-worthy smoothie which includes the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 SAMBAZON Original Superfruit Pack
  • 4 dates, pitted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1 scoop maca powder (or protein powder)

Pit the dates and add the flesh to a blender with all other ingredients. Blend until smooth (about 45 seconds), pour into a glass, and drink. If you’re drinking this down after a workout, feel free to swap out maca powder for protein powder instead. 

Pro tip: to save time, you could also meal prep smoothies and enjoy them whenever is most convenient for you.

Start Your Açaí Bowl Off Right with SAMBAZON

New to the world of Açaí smoothies? SAMBAZON can help get you started. 

We believe in sustainably harvesting this miracle food, so smoothie lovers and snackers can enjoy Açaí worldwide. That’s why SAMBAZON partners with local harvesters in Brazil

Explore our frozen Açaí packets, powders, and treats today to taste the magic yourself. 


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