Paleo

Sweet Cherry Almond 
Flaxseed Smoothie

This 5-minute Sweet Cherry Almond 
Flaxseed Smoothie recipe is perfect for busy mornings.

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Waterbury publications from Real Paleo Fast & Easy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015)

Note: This recipe yields 2 servings that are used on two different days in the Meal Plan. You can store 1 serving covered in the refrigerator overnight, or you can blend half the recipe at a time for maximum freshness.

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Servings
2
Prep Time
5 min
Duration
5 min

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen unsweetened pitted cherries
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 tsp pure almond extract
  • Chopped almonds, 
optional

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients except chopped almonds in a blender. Blend until smooth. Divide among 2 glasses and sprinkle with chopped almonds (if using).

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1/2 of recipe
  • Calories 296
  • Carbohydrate Content 36 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 15 g
  • Fiber Content 8 g
  • Protein Content 8 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 3 mg
  • Sugar Content 24 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 5 g