Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Italian Cherry Ice (Low sugar)

 I love cherries this time of year. Yum!

 Cherry season is here and it makes me really happy. I love cherries. It is wonderful when you buy a bag of them and they are perfect sweetness and nice and firm. There are many health benefits to them too which is another bonus. Here are some of the benefits.

    • Antioxidant Protection. Cherries contain powerful antioxidants like anthocyanins and cyanidin. ...
    • Cancer-Preventive Compounds. ...
    • Reduce Inflammation and Your Risk of Gout. ...
    • Support Healthy Sleep (Melatonin) ...
    • Arthritis Pain Relief. ...
    • Reduce Belly Fat. ...
    • Reduce Post-Exercise Muscle Pain. ...
    • Lower Risk of Stroke.
    Read more about cherries health benefits here. 

I thought it would be fun to make my own Italian Cherry Ice without all the additives. It was refreshing and delicious. I hope you enjoy it too.


2 C Ice Cubes
40 cherries washed and pitted
2 T chia
1 T honey Or sweetener of choice (it may be sweet enough with out it)

Directions   serves 2-3

1. Pour all the ingredients into a high powered blender starting with the ice, and blend until smooth.
2. Serves into cups and enjoy!

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