These Places In Klang Valley Serve The Latest Food Trend Of Yummy Açaí And Smoothie Bowls

The hype is real, it tastes as amazing as it looks AND it is good for your body! We're definitely on the bandwagon with this food trend.

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We're so glad Malaysia has finally caught up with this superfood trend

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What's the big deal about smoothie bowls, you may ask? What happened to those smoothies in cups?

The difference between a smoothie bowl and an ordinary smoothie is that the consistency is much thicker, almost like ice cream which is too difficult to suck up a straw. Besides, you get to sprinkle all that goodness on top that gives it that extra crunch and texture that creates a beautiful harmony in your mouth.

This sundae-style treat gives you the impression that you're enjoying an indulgent treat, but is surprisingly healthy for your body

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These natural, creamy goodness wont leave you ridden with guilt as you normally would after consuming an Oreo Mcflury with fries. Smoothie bowls and açaí bowls are so good for your body because it's basically a whole lot of fruit blitzed up, topped with seeds, more fruit and granola. It gives your body a whole load of vitamin, protein, healthy fat, and water that is the perfect kickstart to any day.

Be careful though, you may be introducing too much sugar into your diet

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Using ingredients like flavoured yoghurt, dried fruit, and too much granola may just turn your smoothie bowl against you. Be careful that you're only putting fruits of the purest form into your smoothie bowl to avoid it from being loaded with too much sugar.

Here's what you can do if you want to make it yourself; portion your ingredients. Moderation is key.

These restaurants in the Klang Valley have quickly caught on this Instagram trend and have brought it to you for your pleasure:

1. Rubberduck Cafe

This neat cafe has the perfect tropical vibe that transports you and your friends to a beachside holiday. They not only specialise in making smoothie bowls, they have a healthy lunch menu, pastries and coffee to die for!

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Address: Lot K-06 (Dorchester Service Apt.), Plaza Damas opposite Don’s Warong, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Social Media: Facebook l Instagram

2. Impressed

We are certainly drooling at these smoothie bowls with flavours like red dragonfruit, banana and strawberry.

On a side note, they make pressed juices perfect if you're planning on a juice cleanse. If you're keen to try their whole program, they're nice enough to deliver right to your door!

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Address: NU Sentral, Lower Ground, 50470 Jalan Stesen Sentral 5

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday, 10 am – 10:00 pm

Social Media: Facebook l Website l Instagram

3. Goodness Greens Cafe

This cafe under the La Juceria company joins the clean-eating game with it's range of high-quality ingredients. It is simple, yet packed with flavour and nutrition. Check out their pressed juices while you're there!

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Address: 32 Jalan Datuk Sulaiman TTDI, 60000 Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday, 9.00 am – 9:00 pm

Social Media: Facebook l Instagram

4. Açaí Lab

Açaí Lab produces little bowls of goodness with organic based frozen açaí with wholesome ingredients like fruits and peanut butter for more complexity. There will be five main flavours for customers to choose from or if they are feeling a bit more creative, customise their own. While there is no physical store currently, it is certainly in the making so keep your eyes peeled!

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