Smoothies are a wonderful way to cool down on these hot summer days. With only four ingredients this is a quick option for breakfast or a snack. If you are using it as a meal option, consider adding a scoop of your favorite protein powder. This smoothie is high in potassium, vitamin C and fiber making it a nutrient dense treat.
1 ½ cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk, divided
2 tablespoons chia seeds
2 cups frozen cherries
- Place ¾ cup of the almond milk in a bowl and add the chia seeds. Set aside to soak for 10 minutes.
- While the chia seeds are soaking add the rest of the almond milk, cherries, and banana to a blender. Blend until smooth.
- Once the chia seeds have soaked for 10 minutes, add them to the blender with the rest of the ingredients. Blend again until smooth. Serve and enjoy!
Serving Size: 1 smoothie
Calories: 216, Fat: 5g, Protein: 5g, Carbohydrates: 31g, Fiber: 8g, Sodium: 131mg
Adapted from: https://theyumyumclub.com/2019/01/22/cherry-chia-smoothie/