Cherry-Berry Smoothie

Cherry-Berry Smoothie | ChopChop

Description

Come summertime, we figure we should eat as many berries as we can. This creamy fruit shake is a great way to do just that.

Hands-on time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Makes: 2 Servings

Kitchen Gear: 

Measuring cup
Blender (adult needed)
2 drinking glasses

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup
milk
1⁄2 cup
plain yogurt
1⁄2 cup
fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberries or strawberries, or a combination
1⁄2 cup
fresh or frozen unsweetened cherries, pitted
2  
dates, pitted
2  
ice cubes (if using non-frozen fruit)

Instructions

  1. Put all the ingredients in the blender.
  2. ​Put the top on tightly. Turn on the blender to medium speed and blend until the mixture is smooth, 30–60 seconds.
  3. Divide the smoothie equally between the glasses and serve right away, or cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours.

Notes

Did you know? 
Dates are a great natural sweetener because they also add nutrients, including fiber and the minerals calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Feel free to swap half a banana—another wholesome sweetener—for the dates, if you prefer.

“Pitted” means with the pits removed.