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CHERRY SLUSHIES

CHERRY SLUSHIES

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Bonne Fete Canada :)

  • 15 minutes
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

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They Cherry Slushies are something special. 

CHERRY SLUSHIES

Summer is right around the corner and that means fresh fruit!

Though I love all the four seasons we have here in Canada, I truly love Summer most of all. 

And that is because the food is just that much better since it’s all fresh!

I truly believe we all play a part in aiding in that.

So the more we can by local and organic foods the better the food will be for all of us for generations to come. 

Don’t you agree?

CHERRY SLUSHIES

I like to make these Cherry Slushies every year, along with cherry pie and cake and pretty much anything that calls for cherries in it. 

This is mainly because we have a cherry tree in our yard that produces oodles of cherries. 

And if we do not prune, care and pick them come season. It will die and we don’t want that!

But it is worth all the effort, once these beauties appear we sure reap the benefits.   

This recipe was inspired by one of my favorite holidays “Canada Day ” so here is to you Canada.  

Happy Birthday Canada!

Don’t they look delicious? All you will need to make these healthy and fruity slushies are some fresh or frozen cherries, frozen concentrated cranberry juice, fresh mint leaves and sprite. 

Just keep in mind you that if you are using frozen cherries then you will omit the ice cubes which will save yourself time on the pitting part. But if you can get fresh cherries, why not use them. 

If you have one of those soda streams you can replace the sprite with one of those beverages too. The mint gives it that something extra special, so be sure not to skip on it. 

I like to spoil my family and friends with these whenever they come over during those dog days of summer. But that is only if they help me with the picking because that is a lot of work.

Check out this amazing write up 19 Amazing Benefits Of Cherries For Skin, Hair And Health. 

I hope you enjoy this delicious slushie! Bonne Fete Canada 🙂


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CHERRY SLUSHIES

CHERRY SLUSHIES

Yield: 2
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Bonne Fete Canada 🙂

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Fresh Lambert cherries
  • 1 can Pure Frozen Cranberry Juice Concentrate
  • 6 leaves Mint leaves
  • 3 cups Ice Cubes
  • 1/2 cup Sprite

Instructions

  1. If you are using fresh cherries, start by washing them off and then pit them by hand or with a cherry pitter. If you are using frozen cherries you can skip this step 🙂
  2. Place the Cherries in the blender, along with your frozen cranberry juice, ice cubes and fresh mint leaves. Blend until smooth!
  3. Then pour your Sprite in the bottom of your glass, top with your Cherry blend.
  4. Mix all together and serve immediately and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 208 Total Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 16mg Carbohydrates: 52g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 44g Protein: 3g

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