Chocolate-Cherry Smoothie

Sweet and creamy with a light tang from the yogurt and cherries, this nutrient-dense smoothie makes a quick breakfast and can help promote weight loss by keeping you nourished and satisfied through lunch.
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Serves 3

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Recipe by Lisa Turner

Ingredients

  • 1 cup organic nonfat Greek yogurt, plain
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk, unsweetened
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen cherries, partially thawed
  • 1/4 avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (such as whey, pea, or brown rice)
  • 1-2 Tbs. raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Optional: 1 scoop green foods powder
  • Optional: Stevia to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth. Serve immediately.

per serving: 208 cal; 15g pro; 6g total fat (3g sat fat); 23g carb; 12mg chol; 62mg sod; 5g fiber; 15g sugars

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