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Last Updated on December 7, 2020

chocolate cherry smoothie

Last week seemed to fly by.  My manuscript for the book is due next month and I’m hunkering down to finish it.   I’m knee-deep in desserts ( you know I’m making some killer desserts for you)  and I definitely am going to go on a sugar fast when this is over.   On Sunday I went to a book signing in St. Johns and got to meet my two friends Mickey from Paleo Autoimmune (The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook)  and Arsy from Rubies and Radishes (The Paleo Foodie).  They both just released amazing books that you MUST buy!

Anyhow, it wasn’t until Friday that I remembered I hadn’t whipped up a recipe for Monday.  Again, I turned to the simplicity of a smoothie to share with you today.   Seriously, there is nothing better than a chocolate cherry smoothie and even better,  there is spinach and gelatin hidden inside for a boost of nutrition.

 

chocolate cherry smoothie
Yield: 2

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

Chocolate Layer

  • 1 cup packed spinach leaves
  • 1 tsp gelatin
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder
  • 1 cup milk of choice

Cherry Layer

  • 2 cups frozen or fresh cherries, pitted
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon power
  • 1 cup milk of choice

Instructions

  1. In your blender add the ingredients for the chocolate layer and whiz for 30 seconds until smooth. Pour this into a large jar.
  2. Rinse your blender and then add in the ingredients for the cherry layer.
  3. In two large glasses pour a layer of the cherry smoothie, then the chocolate smoothie and finish with the cherry layer.
  4. Enjoy!

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