Smoothie Sunday: Cherry Lemonade Smoothie
I really like cherries, so I wanted to try to use them in a smoothie. I also decided to make it even more summer-y by making it cherry lemonade flavor. The main problem with this smoothie was that I was using fresh cherries and don’t have a cherry pitter. Needless to say, removing all the pits was a major pain in the butt. However if you can find cherries whose pits have already been removed, or have cherry pitter, this smoothie will go a lot easier.
Cherry Lemonade Smoothie:
- 1 cup cherries, pits and stems removed
- 1 tbsp. lemon juice
- 1 5.3 oz. container Greek yogurt (plain or cherry flavor)
- 6 ice cubes
- 5 watermelon cubes (optional)
- Pinch of salt
- Sugar to taste
In a blender combine the cherries, yogurt, lemon juice, ice cubes and watermelon (if using). Add salt and sugar if needed. Once it’s well combined, pour into a tall glass and enjoy.
I added watermelon to both help boost the fruit content and add sugar to this smoothie. But if you don’t have any watermelon you can just add extra sugar.
Posted on August 31, 2014, in Etcetera and tagged breakfast, cherries, easy, gluten-free, healthy, recipes, smoothie, Smoothie Sunday, summer, watermelon, yummy. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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