Cherry Smoothie Recipe-Cherries Are The Pick Of The Season:
Cherry Smoothie Recipe, In the summer, life’s a bowl of cherries. The long, warm days have to produce sections packed with big, juicy, sweet cherries. To promote the nutritional advantages of fresh produce, there is the Pick of the Season, a public health initiative spotlighting seasonal fruit and veggies, with recipes this quarter for cherries, a food selection that travels from your great Northwest directly to you.
Besides the great taste, cherries will also be low in calories only 90 calories for 1 cup and contain no fat, sodium or cholesterol. However, they pack in a few high nutrients, including vitamin C, fibre and potassium. So whether they’re Bing or Rainier, this beautiful fruit is usually a crowd pleaser. Delicious within a recipe or through the handful, for dessert or maybe a midday snack, get ready to experience cherries all season long and beyond.
There is a multitude of ways to add cherries to your favourite recipes, such as cherry-stuffed grilled chicken, cherry and hazelnut salad, cherry clafouti and this also cherry smoothie:
1 cup light vanilla yoghurt
3/4 cup pitted fresh or frozen sweet cherries
1/2 cup drained canned mandarin orange sections (canned in juice, no sugar added)
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
Four ice cubes
Combine all ingredients in the blender; blend until smooth. Pour into a tall glass; serve immediately. POINTS® value per serving: 4; 239 calories, 0g fat, 3g fibre
Recipes such as this one reflect the meals values inherent in the Weight Watchers philosophy that eating really should be satisfying, and also healthy.