Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

Did you know that cherries are loaded with anti-inflammatory, anti-aging AND anticancer compounds? This smoothie provides a healthy dose of cherries plus the delicious antioxidant benefits of raw cacao powder.

Cacao beans are the original, unprocessed source of cocoa and chocolate and are considered a super food because of the incredible health benefits.

This smoothie is nutritious enough to eat for breakfast but delicious enough to eat for dessert!

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 1 C unsweetened almond or coconut milk
  • 1 C pitted cherries (I use frozen organic dark sweet cherries from Costco)
  • 2 TBSP raw cacao powder (I use Nativas Naturals certified organic cacao powder)
  • 2-3 TBSP almond butter
  • Handful of spinach
  • Optional: 2 TBSP vanilla protein powder

DIRECTIONS:

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Top with cacao nibs, granola or your other favorite smoothie topping and ENJOY!

 

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