Chocolate Cherry Amaranth Almond Smoothie

Well, what’s not to like about cherry, chocolate and almonds? Truly, this is a LiveBest recipe that delivers on taste and, oh, so many health benefits.

  • Author: Judy Barbe
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Smoothie
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1/2 cup cherries, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons amaranth, raw or cooked
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 ice cubes


  1. Combine ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth.


With raw amaranth, you’ll need to blend several minutes and you still may find some crunchy bits. 


Keywords: smoothie, Blender drinks, how to make a smoothie

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