When Nick asked me to “bring him something special” from the grocery store, he probably didn’t mean a bag of frozen sweet cherries. I put them to good use, though, in this chocolate smoothie, which is probably closer to the “special” he was thinking of.
Chocolate Cherry SmoothieServes: 2
8 ounces organic baby spinach1/2 cup unsweetened soy, hemp or almond milk1/2 cup pomegranate juice or water1 tablespoon natural cocoa powder, not Dutch processed1 cup frozen cherries1 cup frozen blueberries1 banana1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract2 tablespoons ground flax seedsxPlace the spinach, soy milk and juice/water in the blender and run it a little to liquefy the spinach. Add remaining ingredients and blend about 2 minutes until very smooth.