Food Yum: Navitas Naturals Organic Acai powder & lip balm

| February 15, 2011 | 10 Comments

Are you giving me a side eye right now? Wait, let me explain. Y’all already know about my green smoothie obsession. And for almost a year I’ve been sticking with the same ingredients; kale, spinach, bananas, berries, apples, mango, peaches and nut milks. But I’ve been wanting to switch it up a bit by incorporating some other ingredients.

Insert acai powder.

And you better say her name right. It’s ah-sigh-EE. Hit the jump to see the benefits of this superfruit.

It was fellow beauty blogger Julia from All About the Pretty that recommended that I try acai powder. And so to Whole Foods I trekked.

I’ve seen the brand Nativas Naturals in Whole Foods before but never splurged on the pricey powders. The average shopper may not be so inclined to spend $19.99 on a 4 oz bag of powder, but foodies understand the investment.

Especially when it comes to a superfood like acai. Acai comes from super tall palm trees that are native to Central and South Americas. These trees sprout berries and the berries are then freeze dried into powder. The powder is said to provide energy in addition to having high levels of antioxidants. It also has hefty dose of Vitamin C. Score!

And it’s tasty! I love how versatile acai is. It can be thrown into everything. From a smoothie to brownie mix. And as if I needed another reason to appreciate Navitas Naturals, they also have a lip balm made from organic and raw cacao butter.

Delicious it is! It may take me some time but this gal wants to try everything that Navitas Naturals has to offer.

Have you tried any of their products? You just HAVE to check out their website. They have recipes, videos and information galore.

Loves iiiiit!

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  1. Kate says:

    Mmmm….I would love to try that. Do me a favor though – can you tell me how many carbs per serving and serving size? I have to watch carbs until I give birth, so not sure I can use this yet.
    Thanks B!

  2. Amber says:

    I may give the powder a try…may take me a minute due to the price. How much is the lip balm? Did you get it from whole foods as well?


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  4. Kate says:

    That is not bad! I am gonna get some for my smooooooothies! Thank you!!

  5. Nikia says:

    I love Navitas Naturals! I use the raw organic maca powder and i’ll never be without it, its changed my body for the better. I didn’t even know a product like this existed! I’ve only ever seen acai in frozen packets. Thanks for the info.


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