Lip-smacking cherry-raspberry coconut smoothie [Recipe]


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Perfect for a sun-filled day at the park or in the garden, you will feel AWESOME (!) with this decadent but healthy smoothie recipe.

Cherries, packed with the antioxidants C + E — which help support the immune system and fight disease — also have potent anti-inflammatory compounds so they are perfect to help ease inflammation from outdoor sports. Cherries are also rich in melatonin, which have a calming effect on the nervous system. Kefir, a tart tasting Superfood milk product much like yogurt, boasts all these health benefits:

  • Strengthens your immune system.
  • Helps balance your gut flora.
  • Helpful for lactose intolerant people.
  • Drastically improves digestion.
  • Most importantly, it tastes AMAZING



  • 1 cup pitted cherries, frozen
  • 1/4 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1-1/2 cups Kefir coconut milk, or swap with (coconut water, almond milk, cashew milk, natural Greek yogurt)
  • 1 tablespoon agave honey
  • 1 tablespoon goji berry
  • 1 tablespoon chia seed or flax seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract



Combine all ingredients in a blender or a Vitamix on high speed. Blend until smooth and creamy. Pour into a to-go cup, add a colorful straw, and enjoy. For more smoothie recipes, visit MealsOnHeelsByMindy.com.