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Vegan Smoothie with Apple and Frozen Cherries

Makes 2 servings

Note: This recipe is not suitable for people who are allergic or sensitive to nuts.

Get your daily dose of fruit any time of day with this gorgeous Cherry & Apple smoothie! This recipe uses mineral-rich coconut water instead of yogurt as the liquid base, so it is perfect for those following a vegan diet. In addition to frozen cherries, apple and coconut water, this healthy vegan smoothie contains banana and cashew nut butter which bring a velvety, creamy texture to the drink.

Apple Cherry Smoothie


  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 apple
  • 3.5 oz frozen pitted cherries
  • 1 ½ cups coconut water
  • 2 Tbsp cashew nut butter


  • Peel the banana and cut it into large chunks. Rinse, core and dice the apple, and rinse the frozen cherries.
  • Pour the coconut water into a high-powered blender, such as a Vitamix or the Breville VBL060, and add the banana, apple, cherries and cashew nut butter. Process until smooth. Serve immediately.

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