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Cherry-Almond Granola Smoothies

cherry-almond granola smoothies Entree
Cherry-Almond Granola Smoothies
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 2

Chocolate for breakfast? Hard yes. This decadent-tasting almond milk smoothie may seem like straight-up dessert, but with chocolate, cherries and granola, it’s actually an energy-packed way to start your day or end a workout. ...MORE+ LESS-

January 31, 2018

Ingredients

1
frozen banana, halved
1
cup frozen dark sweet cherries (from 10-oz bag)
3/4
cup original unsweetened almond milk
2
tablespoons Justin's™ Classic almond butter (from 16-oz jar)
1
tablespoon honey
1/2
cup Cascadian Farm™ organic oats & honey granola (from 16-oz box)
2
tablespoons shaved dark chocolate (from 3-oz bar)

Steps

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  • 1
    In blender, place frozen banana, cherries, almond milk, almond butter and honey. Cover; blend on high speed 1 to 2 minutes, scraping down sides of blender as necessary, until smooth
  • 2
    Pour into 2 glasses. Top with granola and chocolate. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • For a pretty presentation, use a vegetable peeler to shave long curls from the chocolate bar.
  • Peel ripe bananas, cut in half and freeze in gallon freezer bags so you’re smoothie-ready anytime.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Potassium
610mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
19%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
35g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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