Cherry Red Smoothie

Combining unsweetened cherry juice—made from tart cherries—and frozen Bing cherries gives you ab right, sweet taste without refined sugar. Vanilla extract and 0% Greek yogurt lend a creamy, almost ice cream–like flavor.

Preparation :

10 minutes PROCESSING:45 seconds YIELD:3 to 4 servings

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup (240 ml) unsweetened cherry juice
  • 1⅔ cups (400 ml) plain 0% Greek yogurt, stirred
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (166 g) frozen pitted Bing cherries
  • ½ cup (120 ml) ice cubes

Place all the ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid. Select Variable 1. Turn the machine on and slowly increase the speed to Variable 10, then to High. Blend for45 seconds, or until the desired consistency is reached, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.

Amount per 1 cup (240 ml) serving: calories 120, total fat 0g, saturated fat 0g, cholesterol 0mg, sodium 45 mg, total carbohydrate 20g, dietary fiber 1g, sugars 16 g, protein 10

Leave a Comment