Introducing a new kind of Jello shot! I may or may not have had a few of those in the day (wink)! This recipe was born out of my need for a sweet treat months ago when I was on Phase 1 of the FreeDiet® and desperately desired something I could claim as dessert!
Not an easy feat when it has to be approved by you know who (the good dr.). Happy to report it is FreeDiet phase 1 compliant and made it in the best- selling FreeDiet® book that Doc completed back in December 2019.
I love how easily this recipe can pack in the superfoods like acai and berries! Although, I was appalled at the amount of sugar the store-bought acai fruit bowls contain! I am not talking about the loads of fresh fruit they use on top or the drizzle of honey (which is already too much sugar in one sitting) but some brands that come in big containers actually add refined cane sugar to the acai!
I also was so excited to find frozen sugar-free acai packets at Trader Joe’s and Wholefoods! When I say sugar-free I mean zilch, zero natural sugar in this fruit, and 2 grams of protein! Adding these frozen packets of yum to a smoothie and other recipes is a great bonus to your health with all the antioxidants!
We have even made our own acai fruit bowls at home and it is fun to create a personalized bowl as it gives the kids something easy to do in the kitchen! We always have frozen acai on hand and love seeing how each bowl is decorated; some of our favorite toppings are shredded coconut, cacao nibs, hemp seeds, and nuts!
Not to mention it costs much less to make your own! It adds up if you take multiple kids and with dismay, they end up throwing half of it away. I cringe at the thought to dump it but the melted purple liquid doesn’t match my car interior too well either.
If you can’t find the frozen acai packs you can still make this recipe but you know me always trying to add more nutritional value where I can without sacrificing taste! This is why I also have added the blockbuster ingredient collagen!
You can have a dessert that actually has beneficial properties that are helpful for our skin, joints, bones, and gut health just by adding some of our FreeDiet Collagen to this recipe! A little side note, my hair stopped falling out (after 8 months of thinning) and my nails at the age of 50 finally can be left naked without polish and won’t peel off anymore! So yes, I add a scoop to my morning tea every day!
I hope you enjoy this twist on a traditional favorite Jello snack! I wanted to mention that we are so humbled by all the emails and calls of people from all over the world just how much the book has helped transform their health!
That was our hope for those who are not able to come in and be a patient as they can be guided back to health with the knowledge that Doc has used with thousands of patients with success!