Cherry Chocolate Smoothie – Natalie’s Health

This Cherry Chocolate Smoothie is creamy, smooth, and luxurious. Full of dark chocolate flavor, mildly sweet with a hint of fruity freshness. Just beautiful! It’s also made with simple ingredients, without added sugars. Healthy and quite nutritious. Great breakfast option.

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Cherries are now in season. Plum, dark red, and juicy, super sweet with incredible flavor, they are quite delicious fruit. I grew up with cherry tree in my backyard, so naturally cherries are one of my favorite. A reminder of my childhood. And this smoothie I have in my recipe book for long time.

Why should you try it?

  • It’s extra delicious. Thick, creamy, chocolaty. Extra smooth with a luxurious taste. Deep dark and flavorful.
  • Dark chocolate and cherries are mach made in heaven. Just imagine waking up and having this Cherry Chocolate Smoothie for breakfast.
  • It’s packed with essential nutrients, fibers and powerful antioxidants.
  • It’s quite filling and nutritious.
  • It’s made with wholesome ingredients, and without added sugars.
  • Has just a 350 calories.
  • Cherries and raw cacao help with full body relaxation, and muscle recovery so this smoothie is perfect for those who exercise.
  • It’s super easy to whip up plus kids just love it!

Ingredients used

For this beautiful cherry smoothie, you will need only a few simple pantry ingredients.

Cherry Chocolate Smoothie ingredients
  • Milk of choice. I used oat milk, but any non-dairy milk such as almond, cashew, or soy milk will work too. Cow’s milk is ok too, while coconut milk won’t work well here in terms of pairing with other flavors.
  • Cherries. They are not only delicious but also packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and compounds with powerful health effects. Cherries are a great source of vitamin C and potassium as well as fiber essential for healthy digestion and strong healthy immunity. (1) Plus, they provide us with B vitamins, magnesium, and powerful antioxidants which reduce inflammation. (2) Cherries also keep our heart healthy. (3) I like to use frozen cherries to make this cherry smoothie simply because of the creamier texture and cooling effect. But both fresh or frozen will work fine here.
  • Banana. The riper the better for natural sweetness. And for an extra creamy texture, you can use frozen banana. See “Recipe tips” for more info.
  • Ground flax seeds. Flax seeds are packed with Omega-3s. Consuming these essential fatty acids improves mood, boosts immunity, and fights inflammation. Also, flax seeds are packed with fibers that made this smoothie more filling and balanced.
  • Cacao powder. I always use unprocessed raw cacao powder that is bitter, deep-flavored, and so incredibly healthy. Cacao powder is packed with powerful antioxidants that have been linked to many health benefits. (4)
  • Cinnamon. It’s a highly delicious spice with many health benefits too. Cinnamon gave this smoothie an extra flavor.
  • Sweetener (optional). See “Recipe tips” for recommendations.



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