Mango Tart Cherry Smoothie

Serves 1

5 Minute Prep Time

By Kim McDevitt, MPH RD on May 18, 2015 , categorized in Smoothies, Workout Fuel

Add tart cherries into your smoothies for more than just taste! Tart cherries are packed with anthocyanins, which are potent antioxidants responsible for fighting inflammation and oxidative damage to body cells, making them a great choice for post-workout hydration. Whether this is your post-workout smoothie or a bright mid-day snack, you’ll be fighting inflammation and staying hydrated.

Note: To make this smoothie extra tart add the juice of 1 lemon

Ingredients

  • 1 serving French Vanilla Vega One™ Nutritional Shake
  • 1 cup chopped mango (or 1 whole mango, pit removed)
  • ½ cup frozen tart cherries
  • ½ cup 100% tart cherry juice
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • ½ cup ice

Preparation

  1. Add all ingredients to blender.

  2. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Kim McDevitt, MPH RD

Kim McDevitt works at Vega as a National Educator. A runner, cooking enthusiast, plant-focused flexitarian, Kim has passionately built her career in nutrition. Noticing that her running performances were closely tied to what she was eating, Kim decided to study nutrition and pursue advanced degrees in Dietetics and Public Health, to better understand the power of food in performance. Today, Kim specializes in sports nutrition to enhance athletic performance and focuses on realistic and approachable ways for improving health through educated dietary choices within an active lifestyle.

Top