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Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Fiber and Protein Combine to Make the Perfect Post-Run Smoothie

Smoothies — everybody seems to be drinking them these days, including Hollywood powerhouse Jennifer Aniston. She shared with us that she couldn't stop making this vegan treat — despite not being vegan herself — and for good reason: "It's basically like a milkshake," Jen says.

Full of fiber and protein, Jen's smoothie makes a great breakfast but an even better postworkout treat; it's full of ingredients like cherries and walnuts, which are known for having anti-inflammatory properties and soothing sore muscles.

Vegan Cherry Smoothie

Vegan Cherry Smoothie

Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup water
  2. 1 scoop vegan protein powder
  3. 1/2 banana
  4. 1 cup frozen cherries
  5. 1/2 tablespoon maca powder
  6. 1/2 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  7. 1 to 2 drops chocolate stevia
  8. 5 walnuts
  9. Ice

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender, and mix until smooth. Enjoy immediately!

Nutrition

Calories per serving
340
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Since you should only have 25 grams of sugar or less per day this would max you out. You'd have to avoid all other fruit and be very careful about what you eat for the rest of the day.

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