This Healthy Milkshake-Inspired Smoothie will Satisfy Sweet Cravings

 - Jul 13, 2015
References: food52
Try this deliciously spiced and roasted cherry smoothie the next time you crave a sweet and satisfying milkshake. This cherry smoothie will provide you the same smooth texture and bold flavors with a lot less calories.

Start by roasting a cup of cherries in the oven at 400 degrees. Add three tablespoons of sugar, a bit of water, a cinnamon stick and let them roast for about 30 minutes. Once they cool you can de-pit them and blend them with a cup of Greek yogurt, a cup of ice and a dash of vanilla. The flavors from the cherry pits will elevate and enhance every sip as you enjoy the creamy sweetness of this healthy smoothie.

Whether you're having breakfast on the go or relaxing on your patio, this smoothie will do your body and your taste buds a whole lot of good.