Fruit juice smoothies are easy to make and this Cherry Orange smoothie recipe proves that point. If you have kids in the family, fruit juice smoothies are a wonderful way to teach healthy eating habits. This Cherry Orange smoothie is quick to make, delicious and the best part: full of vitamin C and omega 3’s.
Its also easy to turn this Cherry Orange smoothie treat into a nutrition powerhouse just by adding a tablespoon of Chia seed. Chia is a natural seed that adds a large measure of nutrition including heart healthy, cholesterol fighting omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Even better, unlike Flax, Chia doesn’t have a taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results.
In your favorite blender mix:
- 1 cup of frozen cherries
- 1 cup of pure orange juice
- 1 teaspoon of Chia seed
- 1 tablespoon of honey (or other sweetener of your choice)
Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend until the desired consistency is reached.