Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Best Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie recipe is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part…

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Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!

Best Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie recipe is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!

My Healthy Cherry and Chocolate Smoothie

My healthy chocolate cherry smoothie recipe is going to be your new favorite thing you can make in your blender. The sweetness comes from the fruits and their natural sugars, all blended with raw cacao powder, and nut almond butter. It tastes just like chocolate-covered cherries, one of my favorite indulgences.

If you are into smoothies, check out my tropical smoothie recipe, strawberry beet smoothie, and avocado smoothie bowl! We do enjoy varieties of smoothies over here!

Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!

Why You Will Love This Chocolate Cherry Smoothie:

  • It’s so easy to make!
  • It’s a healthy choice too, but it doesn’t taste like it. 
  • You only need 7 ingredients to make this. 
  • You have the option to make it more indulgent by melting semi-sweet chocolate on top of cherries and shaving chocolate on top. 
  • It’s a nutritious smoothie that will fill you up and satisfy those sweet cravings all at once!
Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Main Ingredients:

  • 1 overflowing cup of frozen cherries 
  • 2 frozen bananas 
  • 1/2 cup of orange juice 
  • 1 tablespoon of raw cacao powder 
  • 1 tablespoon of almond butter 
  • 1 cup of vanilla-flavored Greek yogurt 
  • A Dash of Vanilla extract
Frozen cherries, frozen bananas, orange juice, raw  cacao and almond butter
Yogurt and vanilla extract is not pictured

Optional ingredients:

  • 4 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate; melted
  • 8 whole cherries (washed, patted with paper towels, and dipped in melted semi-sweet chocolate)
  • A small bar of semi-sweet chocolate for shaving

How to Make the Best Chocolate Cherry Smoothie (Step-by-Step):

This chocolate cherry smoothie is going to be the most requested smoothie in your home. Everyone just loves it, and no one believes it’s healthy because it tastes so incredible!

  1. Prep the cherries and bananas ahead of time 

    While this recipe is quick and easy, you will need to plan ahead before making it. Freeze your bananas and cherries. You can buy the cherries frozen, which will save you a step. Ensure the cherries and bananas are frozen at least a day or in advance.While this recipe is quick and easy, you will need to plan ahead before making it. Freeze your bananas and cherries. You can buy the cherries frozen, which will save you a step. Ensure the cherries and bananas are frozen at least a day or in advance.

  2. Get your chocolate-coated cherries ready

    If you decide to use the optional ingredients, you will want to wash and pat dry 8 whole cherries. You will melt the semi-sweet chocolate and dip those cherries into it. Put them in the fridge to harden while you continue making the chocolate cherry smoothie.If you decide to use the optional ingredients, you will want to wash and pat dry 8 whole cherries. You will melt the semi-sweet chocolate and dip those cherries into it. Put them in the fridge to harden while you continue making the chocolate cherry smoothie.

  3. Fill your blender with cherry smoothie ingredients

    You will want to add all the ingredients for this chocolate cherry smoothie into your blender, beginning with the liquid. I added them in the following order: orange juice, almond butter, raw cacao powder, frozen cherries, frozen bananas, and yogurt. You will want to add all the ingredients for this chocolate cherry smoothie into your blender, beginning with the liquid. I added them in the following order: orange juice, almond butter, raw cacao powder, frozen cherries, frozen bananas, and yogurt.

  4. Blend away

    Once all ingredients have been added to the blender, power it on. You’ll want to blend it until it comes out smooth and creamy.Once all ingredients have been added to the blender, power it on. You’ll want to blend it until it comes out smooth and creamy.

  5. Serve your smoothie immediately

    You can serve your chocolate cherry smoothie in glass cups or mason jars ASAP. The mason jars look extra pretty when you’re serving guests. Pour the smoothie into your chosen cups or jars and top with some of the chocolate-covered cherries on top. You can finish it off by shaving more semi-sweet chocolate on top too. Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!

Best Tips for the Best Chocolate Cherry Smoothie:

  1. This recipe makes enough for 2 to 3 servings.
  2. You can make it any time of year though the cherry season is the best simply because they are much cheaper. If you can’t find fresh cherries to freeze, you can buy them in the frozen section.
  3. Dipping whole cherries in melted chocolate is optional, but I highly recommend this step. 
  4. Yes, you can use fresh cherries and fresh bananas. However, the texture will not be as thick if you don’t freeze them first.
  5. If you do use fresh cherries, be sure to remove the pits first!

Best Time to Serve and Enjoy a Cherry Smoothie

Any time you feel a sweet craving come on or you need some extra nourishment, that’s the time to enjoy this chocolate cherry smoothie. We love it for breakfast just as much as we love it for a healthy and delightful snack or dessert.

Cherries are best when enjoyed in season, but if you have frozen cherries, you can make this sweet and healthy treat any time for you and your family.

Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie FAQs

If you still have questions about this chocolate cherry smoothie, you’ll find the answers right here!

Are cherry smoothies healthy? 

Cherry smoothies are healthy because cherries themselves are healthy. You’ll be getting plenty of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. Plus, they’re full of fiber, so you’ll feel satiated for longer. Along with the bananas, raw cacao powder, and other nutritious ingredients in this smoothie, you can drink to your best health while enjoying a taste that only seems naughty.

Can I use fresh cherries? 

Yes, you can use fresh cherries. However, the texture will be a bit different when they’re fresh. My recommendation is that if you’re going to use fresh cherries, you remove the pits and freeze them a day in advance first. Then you’ll get that perfect smoothie texture!

Does cherry go with chocolate? 

Cherries go beautifully with chocolate. If you’ve ever had those cherry cordial candies, then you know. This chocolate cherry smoothie gives you those satisfying flavors without any guilt.

How do I make a chocolate cherry smoothie with bananas?

It only takes 5 simple steps to make a chocolate cherry smoothie with bananas. Simply look at my recipe above, and you’ll see. The bananas add more density and nutrition to the smoothie, giving it an even creamier texture.

Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!

Substitutions

  1. Add baby greens like spinach if you want even more nutrition.
  2. No orange juice? No problem! Just use water!
  3. If you don’t have almond butter, feel free to sub in any other plant butter such as peanut butter.
  4. Vegan? Go with a plant-based yogurt instead. 

How to Make the Best Chocolate Cherry Smoothie (Step-by-Step):

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Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Recipe

  • Author: Nkechi Ajaeroh, MPH
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 23 servings 1x
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Universal
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice!

The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 overflowing cup of pitted frozen cherries (or about 1½ cups)
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • ½ cup of orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon of raw cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon of almond butter
  • 1 cup of vanilla-flavored Greek yogurt
  • A dash of Vanilla extract

Optional ingredients: 


Instructions

  1. Prep the cherries and bananas ahead of time. While this recipe is quick and easy, you will need to plan ahead before making it. Freeze your bananas and cherries. You can buy the cherries frozen, which will save you a step. Ensure the cherries and bananas are frozen at least a day or in advance. While this recipe is quick and easy, you will need to plan ahead before making it. Freeze your bananas and cherries. You can buy the cherries frozen, which will save you a step. Ensure the cherries and bananas are frozen at least a day or in advance. 
  2. Get your chocolate-coated cherries ready. If you decide to use the optional ingredients, you will want to wash and pat dry 8 whole cherries. You will melt the semi-sweet chocolate and dip those cherries into it. Put them in the fridge to harden while you continue making the chocolate cherry smoothie. If you decide to use the optional ingredients, you will want to wash and pat dry 8 whole cherries. You will melt the semi-sweet chocolate and dip those cherries into it. Put them in the fridge to harden while you continue making the chocolate cherry smoothie. 
  3. Fill your blender with cherry smoothie ingredients. You will want to add all the ingredients for this chocolate cherry smoothie into your blender, beginning with the liquid. I added them in the following order: orange juice, almond butter, raw cacao powder, frozen cherries, frozen bananas, and yogurt. You will want to add all the ingredients for this chocolate cherry smoothie into your blender, beginning with the liquid. I added them in the following order: orange juice, almond butter, raw cacao powder, frozen cherries, frozen bananas, and yogurt. 
  4. Blend away. Once all ingredients have been added to the blender, power it on. You’ll want to blend it until it comes out smooth and creamy. Once all ingredients have been added to the blender, power it on. You’ll want to blend it until it comes out smooth and creamy. 
  5. Serve your smoothie. You can serve your chocolate cherry smoothie in glass cups or mason jars ASAP. The mason jars look extra pretty when you’re serving guests. Pour the smoothie into your chosen cups or jars and top with some of the chocolate-covered cherries on top. You can finish it off by shaving more semi-sweet chocolate on top too. Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps! 

Notes

Please note the optional ingredients is not included in the recipe calculations.

This recipe makes enough for 2 to 3 servings.

You can make it any time of year though the cherry season is the best simply because they are much cheaper. If you can’t find fresh cherries to freeze, you can buy them in the frozen section.

Dipping whole cherries in melted chocolate is optional, but I highly recommend this step. 

Yes, you can use fresh cherries and fresh bananas. However, the texture will not be as thick if you don’t freeze them first.

If you do use fresh cherries, be sure to remove the pits first!

Keywords: Smoothie, Cherry smoothie, chocolate smoothie, #Chocolatecherrysmoothie, smoothie recipe, healthy smoothie

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Easy + healthy sweet, and indulgent chocolate cherry smoothie is the perfect smoothie for any occasion. This chocolate cherry smoothie is a wholesome treat with a satisfying texture; it has the perfect blend of intense chocolate flavor, almond butter, and sweetness from the cherries and orange juice! The best part is that this cherry smoothie contains only five ingredients! You’ll have this healthy smoothie ready for a delicious breakfast, snack, or healthy dessert in just a few simple steps!

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