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.

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

about 1 1/3 cups
281 calories; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 29.3g; dietary fiber 6.7g; sugars 18.9g; fat 16.5g; saturated fat 2.6g; vitamin a iu 1043.6IU; vitamin c 5.4mg; folate 11.6mcg; calcium 218.8mg; iron 2.1mg; magnesium 63.9mg; potassium 547.8mg; sodium 137.8mg; added sugar 9g.

1 1/2 high-fat protein, 1 1/2 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 fruit