Black Cherry Smoothie

Black Cherry Smoothie Recipe
Black Cherry Smoothie Recipe
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Inspired by the black cherry smoothie served at Panera Bread, this smoothie recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth while providing an intense antioxidant kick. Black cherries are just common sweet cherries differentiated from tart cherries by their darker color. They are usually a deep dark red rather than actual black. Cherries contain the hormone melatonin, which helps regulate sleep but also has been said to have antioxidant properties and contribute to a positive mood. Have an uplifting dessert smoothie while knowing that you are protecting your cells from cancer. Make sure to remove the pits from the cherries prior to blending.

Ingredients: 
1 cup black cherries
1 cup fat free vanilla frozen yogurt
3/4 cup apple juice
Instructions: 
  1. Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.
Tips: 
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Rating: 

Average: 4.3 (12 votes)

Preparation Overview
Prep Time: 3 mins.
Blend Time: 2 mins.
Total Time: 5 mins.
Yield: This recipe makes 1 serving, equal to 1 pint (12 ounces).
Nutrition Summary
Serving Size: 12 oz
Calories: 292
Protein: 3.5 grams
Fat: 0.3 grams
Carbs: 68.7 grams
*data is for 1 serving
Detailed Nutrition Data
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1 serving (386.0 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories
292
Calories from Fat
3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.3g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
69mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
68.7g
23%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
33.3g
Protein
3.5g
Vitamin A 4% • Vitamin C 135%
Calcium 12% • Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet
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