Food is always the best way to improve your health over taking supplements. Enjoy this smoothie that uses heart healthy cacao powder, chia seeds and fruit. This is a great on-the-go breakfast!
Anti–Inflammatory Cherry Garcia Smoothie
Adapted from Sunwarrior
● 1 cup almond milk
● ⅔ cup cherries (frozen)
● 1 tsp. unsweetened cacao powder
● ½ tsp. vanilla extract
● 1 tsp. of chia seeds
● 1 scoop of 100% whey chocolate protein powder, collagen (lowest in calories) or vegan protein powder
● ½ banana (frozen)
Place all chosen ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Add ice, if desired.
Recipe analyzed using 1 scoop of whey protein powder and ½ of a banana.
Yield: 1 serving
Serving Size: 1 entire serving
Amount Per Serving:
● Calories: 321
● Total Fat: 8 g
● Carbohydrates: 33 g
● Protein: 29 g
Written by: Melissa Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD, CDE