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Cherry-Almond Smoothie

I recently posted a YouTube video discussing foods and drinks that can decrease muscle soreness. Tart cherry juice was high on the list of foods/drinks that can help your muscles recover after an intense workout so I decided to come up with a quick and easy smoothie recipe to incorporate this tasty juice.

As the dietitian for TREAD fitness, I debuted these smoothies along with Cranberry Dark Chocolate Muffins (recipe coming soon!) as a post workout meal for the 8:30 and 9:45am TREADers last Tuesday. If you’re in the Dallas area and in a rut with your current workouts or just want to try something new and challenging, check them out!

Cherry-Almond Smoothie
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup plain unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup frozen dark pitted cherries
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup natural tart cherry juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
  • 1/2 banana
  • 4 ice cubes
  1. Combine all above ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Makes 2 Smoothies. Nutrition Facts per 1 smoothie:

Calories: 155   Carbohydrates: 32g   Protein: 5.2g

One response to “Cherry-Almond Smoothie”

  1. LFFL says:

    I love smoothies. Great color of the drink as well.

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