I love smoothies for afternoon snacks and am always looking for new recipes to try. They are such fun snacks! I just made this Cranberry Cherry Mango Smoothie the other day using a new Ocean Spray Cran-Cherry juice. It was so tasty I just had to share!
I know I’ve talked about it before, but I absolutely LOVE Food for My Family’s suggestion for storing smoothies in your freezer. Each week I make 2 new smoothie flavors in a large quantity and save the extra in my favorite freezer storage containers.
When I need a quick snack or the kids need a sweet treat, we grab a couple of the containers of smoothies from the freezer. Just let them thaw on the counter for a little bit, or defrost in the microwave for 30-60 seconds and eat with a spoon. That definitely makes food more fun.
I was asked to share Ocean Spray®’s new line of Cherry Juice Drinks with my family and share our thoughts about the juice in a video for their Facebook page. Obviously, we were a fan of the Cran-Cherry Juice. It was tasty on it’s own and delicious in this smoothie recipe.
Want to try Ocean Spray’s new Cranberry Cherry Juice? Head over the the Ocean Spray Facebook page and “Like” them to find a printable coupon for buy one get one FREE Ocean Spray Cherry Juice Drinks at your local store. Just click the below image to print the coupon.
- 1/2 - 2/3 cup Ocean Spray® Cran•Cherry® Cherry Cranberry Juice Drink
- 1/4 - 1/2 cup Greek-style vanilla yogurt
- 1 cup frozen pitted cherries
- 1 cup frozen cubed mango
- Add all ingredients to a blender. Secure the lid and blend on high for approximately 30 seconds, or until smooth. Serve immediately or transfer to freezer safe sealable containers and freeze for later use.
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Nutrition InformationYield 2 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 108Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 1mgSodium 10mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 3gSugar 23gProtein 2g
GoodLifeEats.com offers recipe nutritional information as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators. Although GoodLifeEats.com makes every effort to provide accurate information, these figures are only estimates.
1 winner will receive an Ocean Spray® Cherry Juice prize pack (valued at $25).
- What is your favorite Ocean Spray juice flavor?
- Contest ends March 9, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. PST.
- Contest open to US States only.
- Winners will be chosen via random.org and will have 3 days to respond before disqualified and a new winner chosen.
Optional Extra Entries:
Additional entries can be earned by doing any of the following, giving you a total of 2 extra entries. Leave a separate comment for each of your entries.
This post was created in connection with my appointment as a compensated Taste Maker for Ocean Spray’s “Pick, Sip and Dish” program. Visit www.facebook.com/oceanspray to join the conversation. Images provided by Ocean Spray.