Cherry-Ana Breakfast Shake Recipe

Start the New Year off right with a delicious, healthy breakfast shake, featuring frozen tart cherries. Montmorency and Balaton tart cherries would both be wonderful in this recipe.


4 large or 8 small ice cubes
1 1/2 cups frozen tart cherries
1 large banana, cut into 1-inch chunks
3/4 cup vanilla soy or lowfat milk
2/3 cup orange juice
2 scoops unflavored whey protein drink mix powder (about 42 grams protein total)
1 to 2 tablespoons sugar

Place ice cubes, frozen cherries, banana, milk, orange juice, protein powder and sugar in blender container. Cover and blend on high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth. To serve, pour into glasses. Serve immediately.

Makes 2 (1 3/4-cups) servings.

Nutrition Info:
Nutrition Facts per 1 3/4 cup serving: 129 calories, 8 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 12 g carbohydrate, 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g protein, 2 g fiber, 5 mg sodium; Daily Values: 20% vitamin A, 80% vitamin C, 35% calcium, 6% iron.

One Response to "Cherry-Ana Breakfast Shake Recipe"
  1. John says:

    Hi Steve, I don’t know if these nutrition figures are ours or if they came with a recipe. We are harvesting cherries today so I won’t get back to this for a while. Thanks

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