Cherry and Cacao Nib Smoothie

A classic flavor combination that works together to indulge your sweet tooth and build muscle at the same time.

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Cherries and chocolate make for the perfect combination of tart and sweet in this easy-to-make smoothie recipe. Sneak a scoop or two of your favorite protein powder into the mix for a muscle-building boost.

Recipe and photo courtesy Jessi Heggan of Jessi’s Kitchen.

Prep time

3 min.

  • 2 cups almond or coconut milk
  • 1 10-oz bag of frozen dark cherries
  • 1 Tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • 3 Tbsp cacao nibs
  • 5-6 ice cubes
  • 1 scoop favorite protein powder

Place all of the smoothie ingredients in a high-speed blender, and blend until smooth.

Divide between two glasses, and serve immediately.