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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Chocolate Covered Cherries Smoothie...


Cherries are more than just a sweet treat!! A serving of sweet cherries is brimming with health benefits. Cherries are low in fat and calories and free of both cholesterol and sodium. They are also a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, potassium and contain boron! Add some Superfood Shakeology to that and OMGAWD!

Have you heard of the mineral BORON?? Boron is a mineral that helps maintain calcium balance and promotes bone health. Some research suggests that boron may play a role in preventing osteoporosis, a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. 

Another Bonus?? Cherries rank among the top 20 foods with the highest concentration of antioxidants. One serving of cherries can have 4,873 antioxidants. WooHoo!

Today's Superfood Treat is: 
CHOCOLATE­čŹźCOVERED CHERRIES­čŹĺSUPERFOOD

**INGREDIENTS**

(Chocolate Cherry Layer)
-1 Cup Frozen Dark Sweet Cherries
-3 Dates, pitted
-1/2 Cup Raw Baby Spinach (yay, I snuck in greens!)
-1/4 Cup Almond Milk
-1 Scoop Vegan Chocolate Shakeology

(White/Cream Layer)
-1/2 Cup Almond Milk, unsweetened
-1 Date, pitted
-1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
-1 Cup Ice

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