Something about “homemade” instantly makes everything taste better. And when “homemade” is paired with “half the cost” (to be exact, only 33 percent of the total cost) and the pride of producing a fabulous meal, it is a beautiful thing. Not to mention, with this scorching LA weather, there’s nothing more appealing than a frozen mixed treat!
As Nekter and AmazeBowls seem to grow increasingly hip, their platform to shrink waists is simultaneously threatening to shrink my wallet as well. After consistently spending $6.75 on acai bowls for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks (obsession? maybe …), an intervention soon became necessary.
And thus, the homemade smoothie bowl was created. Costing an estimated $2.29 (+ toppings), you’ll be saving about $4 on every bowl and have the freedom to create your bowl just how you like it.
Note: Ingredient prices are based on those at the Westwood Trader Joe’s. Each ingredient is estimated to produce 6 bowls if used in the correct proportions. (more…)