Cherry Blackberry Smash

The perfect summertime refreshment is a few simple ingredients away

Your typical cranberry cocktail contains more sugar than juice. Here’s a better way to incorporate the great taste of berries and the beneficial antioxidant power of fresh cherries in a drink.

This recipe is provided by Healthline.

1
Servings
297
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup cherries, pitted
  • 1 Cup blackberries
  • juice from ½ lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 shot vodka
  • seltzer water

Directions

In a food processor, blend 1 cup each of cherries (pitted) and blackberries, juice from ½ lemon, and 2 tbsp. agave nectar. Add 1 tbsp. of the mix into a glass. Add a shot of vodka, fill glass with ice, top with seltzer water, mix, and garnish with a cherry.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
61g
68%
Carbohydrate, by difference
74g
57%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
100µg
14%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
10mg
13%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
31µg
34%
Calcium, Ca
202mg
20%
Choline, total
22mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
12g
48%
Folate, total
71µg
18%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
58mg
18%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
51mg
7%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
24mg
2%
Water
350g
13%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Cherry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cherry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.