Satiate Your Sweet Tooth With This Healthy Cherry Black Forest Smoothie

Smoothies are a nice way to kick-start the day. Many assume that smoothies are just all things plain and boring. But this notion can be changed with a little play of ingredients. Smoothies are a mishmash of an array of ingredients, you can add almost anything whether they are leafy greens, vegetables, or any juicy and pulpy fruit of your choice. By adding a hint of sweetness to it, you can also make it appealing to kids. On a particularly experimental day, you can also make an instant dessert out of it to satiate your sweet cravings.

Cherry black forest smoothie is a sweet potion of happiness in a glass. This beverage cum dessert is a rich, naturally sweetened, full of nutrients which can become the highlight of your day. One of cherry black forest smoothie’s primary ingredients is cherries which gives it a natural sweetness. Moreover, it is loaded with antioxidants which replete with various health benefitting properties. Along with cherries there are dates and oats too which grounds the beverage, making it so thick and wholesome. The nuttiness of the drink takes the cake for us here. To make it extra healthy you can also add your favourite protein powder with the drink. This will not compromise the taste of smoothie. This humble concoction only takes a couple of minutes to be put together. So, without further ado here’s the recipe for the thick and creamy cherry black forest smoothie.


  • 1 ½ cup frozen cherries
  • 1 ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2-3 Medjoul dates
  • 1 cup oats
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 ½ unsweetened cocoa powder (preferred)
  • A handful of baby spinach, roughly chopped (optional)


1. In a blender add the frozen berries, almond milk, dates, oats, chia seeds, cocoa powder, and spinach. Blend them together until it reaches the desired consistency.

2. You can add your favourite dry fruits also to the drink.

Your luscious healthy cherry black forest smoothie is ready.