Black Forest Smoothie

Recently I have posted the recipe of Black Forest crepes on my website. This time I have delightful Black Forest Smoothie which combines chocolate, cherries, and whipped cream (if you don’t mind extra calories). It’s thick, creamy, packed with some protein and my absolutely favourite.

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Cherries can help muscles recover after working out, while cacao adds antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Dates gives an extra kick of natural sweetness, avocado contributes to a creamy texture and protein powder makes it a perfect after workout treat. Basically, this antioxidant-packed chocolate cherry smoothie is an indulgence that will satisfy any sweet tooth!

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  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 cup frozen cherries (pitted)
  • 1 scoop (30 g) chocolate protein powder
  • 2 Medjool dates, depending on desired sweetness
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp (10 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut cream
  • 2 tbsp whipped cream (optional for garnish)
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  1. Place all ingredients into any standard blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Divide between glasses.
  3. Top it with a whipped cream (if using).
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Recipe adopted from Running with the spoons


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