Light and refreshing, this black cherry almond smoothie is the perfect snack to fill AND soothe your tummy after all that heavy holiday eating.
I don't know about you, but after the food fest that is Thanksgiving week around here, I always feel the need for a bit of a detox. Nothing too wild and crazy, but a few days of clean eating always helps me feel better after my sodium and sugar overload! The day of, I'm always positive that I'll never eat again but sure enough, the next morning I'm in need of nourishment. Enter my super easy, tummy soothing smoothie. Such a simple recipe with very basic ingredients, I really think you'll love it. Let's do a quick breakdown of why it's so healthy.
Plain Greek Yogurt- 23 grams of protein per cup, it's super filling, low in sugar, and is loaded with good for you probiotics.
Black Cherries- The list of benefits is ridiculously long. These sweet beauties are packed full of antioxidants, fiber, vitamin C and even have anti inflammatory properties.
Flax- Loaded with fiber and omega-3s, just 2 tablespoons does the trick.
Almonds- Full of healthy fats, protein, magnesium and vitamin E, almonds have even been shown to aid in weight loss.