Cherry Almond Smoothie

Cherry-Almond-Smoothie
Cherries are packed with antioxidants and summertime flavor. Use fresh or frozen cherries and feel free to make this delicious smoothie all summer long.

Grab a hold of one the season’s best fruits. Cherries are not only low on the glycemic index but have powerful anti-inflammatory properties due to their dark red pigments. Whip this smoothie up, add ice, and you’ll think you’re having a milkshake.

Cherry Almond Smoothie

Serves 1 | 333 calories
Carbohydrates: 40g
Sodium: 295 mg
Total fat: 11g
Fiber: 7g
Protein: 20g

INGREDIENTS

  • 2/3 cup fresh or frozen sweet cherries
  • 6 ounces nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 9 raw almonds
  • 2 teaspoons ground flaxseed
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup almond milk

RECIPE

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Pulse until thoroughly blended and smooth. Add ice or water for desired consistency.


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