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Chocolate, Blueberry and Cherry Kefir Smoothie recipe

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A blueberry, cherry and chocolate smoothie made with kefir or yoghurt. Great as is but I usually add seeds and ground coffee to increase the flavour and nutrients.

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The two kefir smoothies I make the most are Peanut Butter Banana Kefir Smoothie and this “black forest” smoothie.

I’ve listed spinach and ground coffee beans as optional ingredients but definitely add them if you have them. Frozen blueberries and cherries are cheaper than fresh and they make the smoothie cold so you don’t have to add ice.

Recipe

Chocolate, Blueberry and Cherry Kefir Smoothie

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Serves: 2

Ingredients

Black forest smoothie

  • 150ml kefir (or 100g yoghurt)
  • 100ml water
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2-3 pitted dates
  • 75g frozen blueberries
  • 75g frozen cherries
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder (the kind without sugar)

Optional extras

  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 tsp psyllium husk
  • 1 tsp ground coffee beans
  • 2 handfuls baby spinach

Method

  1. Add 150ml of kefir, 100ml of water, 1 ripe banana, 2-3 pitted dates, 75g frozen blueberries, 75g frozen cherries and 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder into a blender.
  2. Add any extras such as 1 teaspoon of chia seeds, 1 tablespoon of flax seeds, 1 teaspoon of psyllium husk, 1 teaspoon of ground coffee beans or 2 handfuls of baby spinach, if using.
  3. Blend until smooth then divide between two small glasses.

Black forest smoothie with cherries and blueberries

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