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Skinny Black Forest Smoothie

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"A thick and creamy skinny Black Forest smoothie made with blended chocolate, cherry, milk, and spinach. A delicious smoothie packed with antioxidants and fiber. The perfect post-workout smoothie that doubles as a dessert!"
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10 m servings 264
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 smoothie)


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  1. Place baby spinach, cherries, almond milk, rolled oats, cocoa powder, and sweetener in a blender. Blend until smooth, about 2 minutes. Pour into a glass and top with chia seeds.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Look for gluten-free oats if you want to make this smoothie gluten-free.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 264 calories; 7.1 49.4 9.4 0 213 Full nutrition

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Update 8 March: I absolutely love the guilt free indulgence this smoothie allows me to have. I chose not to use the stevia because I wanted it to be naturally sweetened by the cherries. Yum!!! ...

I used sweetened vanilla almond milk because I didn’t have stevia and even my picky teenager liked it. Great way to get some greens in him.

This smoothie has a great flavor but it doesn't look very appealing. I cut the amount of cocoa powder to 1 1/2 table spoons and used a table spoon of organic agave nectar instead of the sugar su...

Next time I make this, I will put the spinach into the measuring cup loosely, rather than packed. I will also decrease the cocoa a little bit. The cocoa and spinach flavors overpowered the cherr...

It was good after I sweetened it more than called for in the recipe. I added about a tablespoon of agave for 2-servings. Without it, the bitterness of the unsweetened cocoa stood out. I actuall...