Star Spangled Cherry Pie Smoothie

Serves 1

5 Minute Prep Time

By Kim McDevitt, MPH RD on July 3, 2014 , categorized in Smoothies

In honor of Independence day why not raise a glass of…Cherry Pie Smoothie with crust included! The unmatched star spangled deliciousness will make your taste buds stand up and salute!

Ingredients

  • Crust:
  • 1/4 cup gluten-free oats
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 2 Tbsp coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • Cherry Pie Smoothie Filling:
  • 1 cup frozen cherries
  • 1/2 cup tart cherry juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup frozen watermelon OR 1 cup of ice
  • 1 serving Vanilla Vega Sport® Performance Protein
  • 2 tsp ground flaxseed

Preparation

  1. Mix and layer crust ingredients on the bottom of your glass.

  2. Blend and layer cherry pie smoothie ingredients in the middle of your glass.

  3. Top with more crust and 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.

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