Want to say “I Love You” in a healthy way? Show your loved ones some extra TLC with a black forest smoothie. It not only combines the delicious flavors of chocolate and cherry, it is also packed with nutrition!
3/4 cup – yogurt, plain
1 tablespoon – cocoa powder, unsweetened
3/4 cup – cherries, frozen
1/4 medium – avocado
2 tablespoon – maple syrup, pure
1/4 teaspoon – sea salt
Combine yogurt, cherries, cocoa, avocado, syrup and salt in a blender.
Blend on high until pureed.
Add chocolate chips, flax and/or chia if desired. Blend for a few seconds to break down but not fully puree.
Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. This makes one large serving.
Optional items to add to smoothie:
1 Tbsp. chocolate chips (optional)
1 Tbsp. grass-fed collagen (optional)
2 tsp. flax seeds or chia seeds (optional)
1 dose of powdered probiotics (optional)