Cherry Vanilla Smoothie

Me and my damn smoothies. I know. I can’t get enough of them. I love me a good ass smoothie. I don’t care the season. I will throw a smoothie together in a heartbeat.

I tend to stick to the usual fruits when I make smoothies. Bananas, strawberries, blueberries, maybe a peach. But I wanted to go for something a little different and decided to go wtih some cherries. I’ll admit…I don’t eat a lot of cherries, but I do enjoy them from time to time. I randomly picked them up during my usual grocery run and decided that I wanted to experiment with them in a smoothie.

Cherry Vanilla Smoothie

I like a lot of cherry flavored drinks so I was assuming at this point that I should like a cherry smoothie…right?

You guys know how I like to make my smoothies. I always throw a banana in there (because it’s just so awesome for potassium) and I just can’t stray away from my good old almond milk. Usually, when I make my smoothies, I already know how much of what I need to use to make what I consider the perfect smoothie. But for this cherry smoothie, I had to steadily add more almond milk to get the consistency that I wanted. This recipe actually created two glasses as opposed to my usual one glass.

My smoothie recipes are never complicated. They are always simple and easy to follow. I try to keep it to three ingredients or less. I think next time I make a smoothie I want to add some vegetables to really give it that extra power.

Cherry Vanilla Smoothie

This awesomely sweet blend cherry vanilla smoothie
Prep Time: 1 min | Cook Time: 1 min | Total Time: 2 mins
Course: Smoothies
Servings: 1 glass

Ingredients
1 cup pitted frozen cherries
1 frozen banana
1 1/5 cup Sweetened Vanilla Almond Milk

Instructions
1. Add your cherries, banana, and almond milk to your blender
2. Blend for 45 seconds or until smoothie reaches a smooth consistency
3. Pour into glass and enjoy!

Notes
For more sweetness you can add a tablespoon of honey
If you’d like a thicker consistency you can add ice or 1/2 of a banana
For a looser texture, you can add water or more almond milk
If you’d like a more vanilla flavor, you can so add vanilla yogurt or vanilla extract

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