If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that the most critical thing we should all do is to look after our bodies.

When you eat healthily, you feel better. It’s as simple as that. That's why over the past few months I’ve become very conscious of my food choices.

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You’ll still see me enjoy lots of chocolate (because what’s a life without chocolate?), but I’ve started to make a significant effort to include healthy superfoods into my life. It’s all about making small changes gradually – which eventually lead to a lifestyle that works for you.

For now, I want to share one of my new breakfast staples: The Acai Berry Bowl. Acai has been quite the ‘craze.’

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The Acai berry is a tropical fruit originally from Brazil, which is loaded with healthy antioxidants and is recognized as a fantastic superfood. Oh, and it’s also delicious, which doesn't hurt! The Acai berry (which needs to be pureed) is the main ingredient of one of these bowls. 

Popular toppings include:

•    Strawberries

•    Blueberries

•    Banana

•    Granola

•    Coconut flakes.

Other great toppings for this are cacao bites and almond butter.

Brazilians also know the Acai berry as ‘the beautyberry,’ and it’s biggest assets include increased energy, a boosted immune system, and better hair, skin, and nails. Right now, I’ve been making mine with the "Sambazon Acai Original Frozen Smoothie Pack" from Target.

All you need to do now is blend the powder with frozen fruit and your choice of soy milk or water, then lavishly add all of your toppings on top, and there you have it! A quick and easy breakfast packed with lots of nutrients and antioxidants. It doesn’t look half bad either! 

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