Life in Rhythm. You may have noticed that we use this phrase a lot and wondered, what does it mean? We named our company Tambor, which in Portuguese means drum. For us, a day without açaí sends life out of rhythm. In Brazil, drums play an important role in the culture, setting the beat to which people live, work, and celebrate. Açaí is the same way to us, setting a good rhythm... More
With Memorial Day Weekend coming up, Summer is showing its face here in Hawaii and we're ready to go on as many adventures as possible. No matter where you're based, Summer certainly has its way of drawing us out of our routines and getting us to enjoy this earth in any way we can. No complaints there! Of course, all of these adventures will need to be fueled, and we've got the perfect... More
Yes, there are some amazing popsicle recipes out there; but are they vegan, refined sugar free, and take under 30 seconds to make? Those points alone should be cause for this to become your go-to for getting your acai fix and the grab-and-go superfood to fuel your every adventure. We've got the easiest acai popsicles ever, and these are not just your kids pops either. Naturally packed with energizing nutrition like antioxidants, protein, and essential... More
Antioxidants. You've probably heard they're good for you so you try to eat more of them. But just what exactly are antioxidants?
Antioxidants are natural chemicals, such as vitamins, minerals, or other nutrients that can donate electrons to counteract free radicals. Antioxidants fight against oxidation, which is what occurs when oxygen interacts with any sort of cell. Think of an apple's flesh beginning to brown after being cut and left out; this is an occurrence... More
Here at Tambor Açaí we encourage the practice of buying local whenever possible. Though today we're sharing on how you can grow local. And by 'local' we mean in your backyard, local. Green thumb or not, the papaya is a great fruit tree to attempt growing and is very low maintenance. If the tropical sunset like color of this fruit doesn't draw you in, its health benefits will. Papayas are a rich source... More
Acai not only tastes great but is a well known super food. It has unusually high amounts of beneficial Omega fats, proteins, minerals, and antioxidants. There are more antioxidants in acai than in many other fruits and vegetables we find at the store. Dr. Michael Greger lists it as having the most 'bang for your buck' in terms of antioxidants per dollar. Or how we look at it, antioxidants per bowl.
What are Antioxidants?