Cherry smoothie


In the summer, life is a bowl of cherries. The long, warm days have produce sections brimming with big, juicy, sweet cherries, and they are delicious in a smootie.


1 c yogurt (natural yogurt)
1 t honey
3⁄4 c cherry (pitted cherries, fresh or frozen)
1⁄2 c tangerine (mandarin orange segments, canned in juice, no sugar added)
3 dr almonds (almond extract)
1⁄2 c ice (optional)


Combine all ingredients in blender; blend until smooth.

Pour into a tall glass and serve immediately.


Eating can be satisfying, as well as healthy.

Besides the great taste, cherries are also low in calories-only 90 calories for 1 cup-and contain no fat, sodium or cholesterol. However, they pack in some great nutrients, including vitamin C, fiber and potassium.

Preparation time 10 minutes
2 servings