Superfood acai combines with tart cherries and almond butter for a deliciously rich fruit smoothie recipe. Adding nut butter is the secret to making this healthy vegan smoothie so creamy.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine almond milk, acai, cherries, almond butter and maple syrup in a blender. Puree until smooth.



Acai is a reddish-purple berry native to Central and South America. Look for frozen pouches of acai puree near other frozen fruit in natural-foods markets or online. Break into chunks before using.

Nutrition Facts

281 calories; protein 6.7g 13% DV; carbohydrates 29.3g 9% DV; dietary fiber 6.7g 27% DV; sugars 18.9g; fat 16.5g 25% DV; saturated fat 2.6g 13% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1043.6IU 21% DV; vitamin c 5.4mg 9% DV; folate 11.6mcg 3% DV; calcium 218.8mg 22% DV; iron 2.1mg 12% DV; magnesium 63.9mg 23% DV; potassium 547.8mg 15% DV; sodium 137.8mg 6% DV; thiaminmg 4% DV; added sugar 9g.