Acai Basil Latte

Hailing from the Amazon rain forest, antioxidant-rich acai berry offers fiber and plant-based omega-3, -6 and -9 fatty acids. It contains a class of antioxidants called anthocyanins, plant pigments that have been associated with a reduced risk of heart disease.
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Acai Basil Latte

Acai powder, mixed into this latte, is a convenient way to use the superfood.

  • 1Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp unsweetened acai powder
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup plain unsweetened soy or almond milk
  • 1 tbsp raw honey

Preparation

1. To a blender, add ¼ cup boiling water, acai and basil. Blend until smooth. Strain purée through a fine sieve into a Mason jar.

2. In a small pot on medium, bring milk and honey to a boil.

3. Pour hot milk into jar, seal and shake well to create frothy foam. Slowly remove lid and pour into a mug to serve.

NOTE: If using a handheld frother, froth mixture in Mason jar until foamy. Pour into a mug to serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 131
  • Carbohydrate Content: 20 g
  • Fat Content: 4 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 36 mg
  • Sugar Content: 18 g