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Why Acai Bowls Can Be Such A Big Deal

You’ve likely heard about the healthy fats in avocados and nuts, which continue to be plentiful on menus and in markets. But there’s a focus on new sources, like acai, which is showing up in smoothies and eponymously named fruit bowls.

These berries are a natural source of omega-3s; the company Sambazon offers a range of products, including a vegan sorbet that tastes thick and rich because of naturally occurring fats. Full-fat dairy is also on the rise, and Organic Valley is one of the leaders. Try the Grassmilk Yogurt to really experience the difference—simply stir in the cream on top.

Nicki Miller

Nicki Miller

Nicki Miller is the managing editor for Women's Running and spearheads our nutrition coverage. She’s an avid runner but also loves cycling (both on and off-road), yoga and all kinds of crazy videos to do at home. Formerly the editor of Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, Nicki started her journalism career at The Washington Post. Her first races were duathlons (run, bike, run) in her twenties with her husband, and then triathlons, completing the White Lake Half Ironman in North Carolina. Since joining Women’s Running in 2013, she’s been more focused on half marathons and trail running. Some of her proudest moments have been running the Boston Marathon (first 26.2), and becoming an RRCA certified running coach and helping others take up the sport.