Cherry Cacao Smoothie With Coconut

Written by Heather Rampolla

This summer I finally tasted farm-fresh cherries for the very first time. I was smitten with their sweetness! Ever since then, I've been on a kick to soak in every moment of the cherry season that summer has to offer.

This recipe is my new favorite — the sweetness of the cherries compliments so well the richness of cacao. The coconut adds an exotic twist and a creamy texture. Plus, the taste of the added greens is barely noticeable, making this the perfect healthy smoothie for kids, too!

Cacao Cherry Smoothie

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cherries
  • 1/2 cup coconut water or almond milk
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 handful of parsley (optional)
  • 1 tsp. raw cacao
  • 1 tsp. honey or 2 drops liquid stevia
  • 1 Tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut

Directions

Blend all ingredients together in a blender until creamy and smooth.

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