Cherry-Ginger-Lime Sleepytime Smoothie
Makes 2 servings
2 cups tart cherries - fresh or frozen
¾ cup blueberries - fresh or frozen
1 whole lime - peeled
⅔ cup plain Greek yogurt
¼ cup tart cherry juice - pure and unsweetened
1 scoop high quality protein powder
2-inch piece ginger root - thinly sliced
2 Tbsp. flaxseed, freshly ground (can substitute with chia seed, but this will change the consistency)
¾ cup water and a few ice cubes for desired consistency
Add all ingredients to a high speed blender and pulse on high (or use smoothie setting) until desired consistency reached. Add ice and/or water if necessary. Consume 30-60 minutes prior to bedtime.
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