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Cherry Smoothie

This cherry smoothie is made with frozen dark cherries blended into a perfectly sweet drink that only takes 5 minutes to make.

Prep: 5 minCook: 0 minTotal: 5 min
Servings: 2 smoothies 1x

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. frozen cherries
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 cup unsweetened oat milk (or any milk – whole milk, almond milk, coconut milk, etc.)
  • 3 tablespoons agave nectar (honey or maple syrup also works)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • puffed quinoa (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place the cherries, ice, milk, agave, and vanilla in a blender or food processor. 
  2. Blend on high for about 1 minute until smooth. 
  3. Divide the smoothie into two glasses and top with puffed quinoa or your favorite garnish. 
  4. Enjoy!

Tips

More smoothie add-ins and variations:

  • Add a handful or two of spinach or kale to increase your leafy greens!
  • Add some frozen banana, frozen cauliflower, or berries to the mix.
  • Add a scoop or two of yogurt to bump up the protein in your smoothie.
  • Add a scoop of your favorite protein powder
  • Add a tablespoon or two of nut butter

Nutrition Info:

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 228
  • Sugar: 40g
  • Sodium: 67mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.6g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.3g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
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