Chocolate Covered Cherry Green Monster

I woke up this morning “NEEDING” some fruit and vegetables.  ASAP.  A Green Monster was calling my name.

It may have had something to do with eating an entire loaf of focaccia last night in lieu of dinner.   That wasn’t my intention, I just stopped by a local market to pick up the loaf on the way home, and before I knew it; GONE.  But, delicious.  I blame it on the 12 mile run + 4 mile hike I had done the day before.  My body apparently still needed to replenish some carbs.

Anyways, on to the Green Monster.   Thanks to Angela , I LOVE Green Monsters.  Healthy, delicious and easy.  And my friend, Heidi, swears these smoothies result in an immediate improvement in skin tone. What could be better?  Well, the color could be improved.  Green / black smoothies don’t appeal to everyone. 🙂

Chocolate Covered Cherry Green Monster (Vegan)

  • 1 cup pitted cherries – highly recommend getting yourself a cherry pitter
  • 1 frozen banana chopped
  • 1 cup Almond Milk
  • 2 Big Handfuls of Spinach
  • 2 teaspoons Cocoa Powder (unsweetened)
  • 1 Scoop Amazing Grass Amazing Meal
  • 1 teaspoon Agave Nectar
  • 1 Tablespoons Chocolate Chips (vegan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

1 – Toss all ingredients in a blender (don’t get weirded out by seeing the Chocolate Chips & Spinach hanging out together)

2- Blend

3 – Pour into a glass and drink your veggies!

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3 thoughts on “Chocolate Covered Cherry Green Monster

  1. This sounds very intruiging. However, the recipe begs the question, what is Amazing Grass Meal and where does one find this reclusive ingredient? Second/third question. Does it taste good or do you just eat it because it is crazy good for you?

    • Here’s the Amazing Meal – http://amazinggrass.com/ I found it at Whole Foods. But, I’ve seen it at GNC too.

      You can have it without. But, I like to add it for the extra nutrients and protein to fill you up.

      The taste of a Green Monster is delicious. The appearance… takes some getting used to.

      Tell you what, you come visit me in NYC/NJ and I’ll make you a Green Monster. 🙂

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