This Montmorency Tart Cherry Revitalizer Smoothie is just what you need to nourish your body.
The addition of just 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of Michigan grown Montmorency Tart Cherry Concentrate gives this smoothie a bold, sweet/tart flavor and a heapful of healthy elements. Sun or snow, this smoothie is a delicious treat any time of year as a refreshing beverage. This smoothie takes ten minutes or less to mix up, making it an easy way to incorporate cherry into your day with little effort.
This concentrate is nutrient-dense containing Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Copper, Melatonin, and a concentration of Anthocyanins. Years of research has been conducted exploring the impact that these cherries have on:
- Exercise Recovery
- Arthritis and Gout
- Heart Health
Revitalizer Smoothie Recipe
Total Time: 10 minutes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Yield: 2 full servings, 4 half servings
- 1/2 cup Montmorency Tart Cherry Concentrate
- 2 medium/large ripe bananas (previously frozen in chunks)
- 1 cup coconut water (water may be substituted)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
- Sweetener, to taste if needed
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
Tip: Extra portions may be frozen in freezer-safe (plastic) glasses for up to 3 months. Allow to soften at room temperature before serving. If you have a craving for crunch, add granola on top as a garnish.
Recipe altered from Averie Sunshine, Averiecooks.com