Staying healthy at home right now is at the top of everyone's mind worldwide! Part of our passion here at Tambor is for healthy living and being aware of what we are putting in our bodies. There hasn't been a better time than now to add some gold dust and other immune boosters to your superfood açai bowls during this season we are all in.
Bee pollen takes a place on our list of essential toppings when whipping up an acai treat. They may be small, but boy do they pack a big punch full of superfood goodness.
So what is pollen you may ask? Simply put, pollen is the male seed of flowers. It is the required element for the fertilization of plants.
Here is a list of some of our favorite benefits of bee pollen:
1. Contains almost 40% protein that... 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?