This complete meal in a blender provides carbohydrate, antioxidants and protein. The cherries and cherry juice have anti-inflammatory effects that have been shown to reduce muscle soreness following exercise.
1 1/3 cup frozen sweet dark cherries
2/3 cup frozen blackberries
1 cup tart cherry juice
1 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds <--nix these; bad for thyroid funciton
Combine all ingredients in a blender container and puree until smooth.
445 calories, 75 grams carbohydrate, 16 grams fiber, 25 grams protein, 9 grams fat and 75 mg sodium.