Recipe

Dark Cherry Smoothie

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Recipe Information

Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2

Keep a bag of cherries in the freezer, and you can make this incredible smoothie as a snack, or even a dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen sweet cherries, pitted
  • 1 frozen banana, cut in chunks (see Tip)
  • 1 1/2 cups plain yogurt or milk, dairy or other
  • 6 fresh dark cherries, for garnish

Preparation

In a blender, combine the cherries and banana, add yogurt and blend to puree. Transfer to two glasses and garnish with three cherries per glass.

Tips & Notes

If you’ve got too many ripe bananas, cut or break them into chunks, seal in a plastic bag, and pop into the freezer to add to future smoothies.

Nutritional Information

247 calories, 7 g. fat, 27 mg. cholesterol, 96 mg. sodium, 40 g. carbohydrate, 4 g. fiber, 9 g. protein