Green Smoothies With Cherries

Green SmoothiesCherries are delicious, and you are guaranteed to love the way they taste in your green smoothies. Cherries are also considered a super fruit because they are packed full of many different antioxidants. Additionally, they also contain beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, iron, folate and fiber. Who would not want to add all of this nutritional goodness to their green smoothies? Here a great green smoothie recipe with cherries for you to try!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cherries, pits removed
  • 1 young coconut (meat and 1/2 cup coconut water)
  • 1/2 apple or pear
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)

Each of the ingredients of these green smoothies should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. In order to obtain the maximum amount of nutritional benefit, you should try to obtain the freshest cherries possible. Ideally, you should avoid frozen cherries or maraschino cherries, because they tend to be processed.

A single one of the recipes will yield approximately 2-3 cups of green smoothies, but the recipe can easily be doubled if you need to make more. One cup of this green smoothie contains 260 calories, and it makes a healthy substitute for after dinner dessert.

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