A AI AD­DIC­TION

THIS EARTH DAY, THE SPOT­LIGHT IS ON THE KING OF BERRIES AND THE STAR OF MI­AMI’S MUST-TRY A AI BOWLS.

Ocean Drive - - Contents - BY CARLA TOR­RES

This Earth Day, the spot­light is on the king of berries and the stars of Mi­ami’s must-try açai bowls.

If you have yet to taste the mouthwatering Brazil­ian su­per­food açai, you’re in for a treat. Turned into a meal, the berries have be­come a Mi­ami del­i­cacy: a thick smoothie, topped with any­thing from oat­meal to gra­nola to sea­sonal fruit, and ready to be eaten by the spoon­ful.

ARTIST-AP­PROVED: BLUETREE

Any­time EDM sen­sa­tion Steve Aoki is in the 305, he makes sure to stop by his fam­ily’s juice bar for liq­uid fuel, like the pure Brazil­ian açai bowl, with your daily serv­ing of blueberries, straw­ber­ries, and banana. 95 SW Eighth St., Mi­ami, 305-3734630; blue­tree­juice.com

HID­DEN GEM: CAR­ROT EX­PRESS

Since 1994, Car­rot Ex­press has been paving the healthy way in Mi­ami with whole­some foods that don’t skimp on fla­vor. Ex­hibit A: roasted gra­nola topped açai. 1755 Al­ton Road, Mi­ami Beach, 305-535-1379; the­car­ro­t­ex­press.com

SIL­VER BUL­LET: DIRT

Tart, juicy mango, half a Bul­let­proof Ball (made with plant pro­tein and ca­cao), and chia seeds set Dirt’s açai bowl apart from the rest. 232 Fifth St., Mi­ami Beach, 305-7638548; dirteat­clean.com

A AI A DAY: JUCY LU

Ap­ple juice is the secret sweet in­gre­di­ent in Jucy Lu’s bowl, made with house nut milk and pack­ing all the usual sus­pects. 2621 NW Sec­ond Ave., Mi­ami, 786-536-2575; jucylu.com

IN­CRED­I­BLE HULK: JUGOFRESH

For an açai bowl on steroids, try ei­ther the banana, kale, and spir­ulina-packed Verde or the Un­be­liev­abowl, a mouth­ful of rasp­berry, av­o­cado, to­cotrienol vi­ta­min E pow­der, almond milk, raw and manuka honey, cin­na­mon buckwheat gra­nola, mul­berry, blue­berry, black­berry, kiwi, and hemp seed. 222 NW 26th St., Mi­ami, 786-472-2552; jugofresh.com

HAVE IT YOUR WAY: JUICENSE

How many açai com­bi­na­tions can you con­coct? Find out with Juicense’s cus­tom­iz­a­ble power bowls, which let you change your berry blend daily. 2992 Mcfarlane Road, Mi­ami, 786-409-2371; juicense.com

POST-YOGA: LOVE LIFE WELL­NESS CEN­TER

Yo­gis gather at this well­ness cen­ter for its myr­iad classes and its all-ve­gan or­ganic café. What’s bet­ter than hot yin fol­lowed by shavasana? An unsweet­ened açai bowl fin­ished with goji berries. Na­maste. 584 NW 27th St., Mi­ami, 305-456-4148; lovelifewell­ness­cen­ter.com

Jugofresh’s Sun­set Har­bor açai bowl, with Brazil nut crum­ble, banana, raw honey, sea­sonal fruit, co­conut flakes, and ca­cao nibs.

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