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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

Ingredients

Scale
  • 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

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth.

Notes

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

Nutrition

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