Black Forest Smoothie


  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 3¼ cups Almond Milk
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cherries, pitted
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon carob powder
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 fresh or dried medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds


Split the vanilla bean in half lengthwise and scrape out the seeds. Reserve the bean for another use.

Put the seeds into a blender or food processor and add the remaining ingredients.

Blend until smooth and creamy, then serve immediately.