This Vegan Cherry Berry Smoothie is a dairy-free, delicious breakfast option with healing ingredients.

Cherry Berry Lime Smoothie from the Healing Smoothies book

I got to check out a copy of the Healing Smoothies book recently and I was blown away by the combination of scientific research, beautiful photos, and great recipes, all with the theme of cancer prevention and recovery.

Healing Smoothies book cover

The author, Daniella Chace, has written a companion book as well, called Turning Off Breast Cancer: A Personalized Approach to Nutrition and Detoxification in Prevention and Healing Both of these books have a “plant-strong” point of view and are very well-researched and written, in my opinion.

The Cherry Berry Lime smoothie caught my eye and Daniella’s publisher was kind enough to allow me to share the recipe with you today.

Cherry Berry Lime Smoothie recipe in book
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This recipe calls for “frozen green tea cubes” which I had never thought about making, but is genius. The idea is essentially to make green tea and then freeze into ice cubes. I used some organic jasmine green tea I had in my pantry, brewed for several minutes and then chilled in a glass container.

Making green tea ice cubes

I then froze the tea into cubes, errr, flower shapes, in my handy-dandy silicone tray:

Making green tea ice cubes

Here’s what my green tea ice cubes look like after they’ve been frozen overnight:

Making green tea ice cubes in a silicone tray

You only need a few cubes for this recipe, so the rest got stored in my freezer for future use:

Making green tea ice cubes

I had all the other ingredients  on hand as well, including the tart cherry juice. This is a fantastic recipe!

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Cherry Berry Lime Smoothie from the Healing Smoothies book

Vegan Cherry Berry Healing Smoothie


Description

This tart and citrusy smoothie has a hint of sweetness and a rich berry flavor.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1/4 lime
  • 1/2 cup tart cherry juice
  • 1/2 cup frozen red raspberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen green tea cubes
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smoothie. Drink immediately.

Notes

  1. To make green tea cubes, brew a batch of green tea. Pour the brewed tea into an ice cube tray and freeze until solid. Use the green tea ice cubes in your smoothie.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: High-speed blender
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6 ounces
  • Calories: 161
  • Fat: 5
  • Carbohydrates: 24
  • Fiber: 9
  • Protein: 4

Keywords: cancer-fighting smoothie with green tea cubes

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