For a fast-paced breakfast on the go, give your blender a whirl. Heart disease doesn't stand a chance thanks to the healthy fats from the almond butter and health-boosting phytonutrients in the cocoa powder and cherries in this tasty breakfast smoothie. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a blender combine the cherries, almond milk, Greek yogurt, banana, cocoa powder, almond butter, espresso coffee powder and vanilla. Cover and blend until smooth. Add ice cubes; cover and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and if desired, top with chocolate shavings, chocolate-covered espresso beans and/or additional banana slices (see Tip).

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Tips

Tips: Peel remaining banana half, wrap tightly in plastic wrap, then in foil. Freeze for a later use.

If you prefer, divide the ice cubes between two tall glasses instead of blending the ice with the smoothie. To serve, pour smoothie over the ice cubes.

Variation: This recipe easily doubles to make four servings. Make the full recipe at once, then pour into mason jars with tight fitting lids. Store in the freezer. The night before serving, transfer jar to the fridge to thaw.

Nutrition Facts

272 calories; 12 g total fat; 2 mg cholesterol; 154 mg sodium. 34 g carbohydrates; 13 g protein; Full Nutrition

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02/02/2019
My daughter and I made this today and it is DELICIOUS! So easy to make too. Read More