Eating healthy has never been so delicious!
The Acai Superberry Cookbook offers 55+ deliciously exciting recipes using acai, along with an introduction to the superfood, its benefits, and how to find and prepare it.
Author Melissa Petitto, RD, presents over 55 healthy and delicious recipes - accompanied by gorgeous color photography - that include the Brazilian superfruit acai in tasty and unexpected ways. Jam-packed with nutrients and antioxidants, and also low in sugar, the acai berry is the quintessential superfood. Eating acai berries may help improve cholesterol levels, stop cancer cells from forming and spreading, and improve memory and other brain functions. While acai first gained fame as a smoothie ingredient, and has now become a smoothie bowl main star, this superberry can be used in countless ways. After an informative introduction about the acai berry, where to find it, and how to prepare it, find energizing smoothie and smoothie bowl recipes, followed by new acai takes, such as energy bars, muffins, popsicles, brownies, and even fudge!
Melissa Petitto, RD, was raised around an eclectic collection of food With two seemingly diverse cultures that center life around the kitchen, Petitto gained an early appreciation for food and its impact on a person's life. In recent years, Melissa has travelled to teach cooking classes and works at the Hilton Head Health Institute, a premier weight loss spa, where she lectures, presents food demonstrations, and consults with individual clients in attendance in addition to traveling to York, Maine, to teach classes at the well-known Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School. Petitto is the author of An Apple A Day, 30 Minute Paleo Meals, and Red Hot Sriracha. She collaborated with Hilaria Baldwin on The Living Clearly Method. Whether cooking dinner for an individual client or a dinner party of twenty-five, Melissa Petitto, exudes the passion she feels for nutritious food and its role in a family's life.
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