Beverages and Cocktails: Refreshing Blended Drinks


Cherry Vanilla Smoothie

Fruit supplies natural sweetness and beneficial fiber and phytonutrients.


  • 1 medium frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen sweet cherries
  • 3/4 cup plain low fat yogurt
  • Sugar or artificial sweetener to taste, if desired


  1. In a food processor or blender, process banana until smooth.
  2. Add cherries and yogurt. Process until well blended.
  3. Serve immediately.

2 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving (without added sugar or artificial sweetener): 155 calories, 5 g protein, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 4 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 114 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 11%.

Source: Elizabeth Ward, R.D.

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Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2006