Drinks & Smoothies

Rich Dark Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Recipe
Get ready for a little decadence and a whole lot of good nutrition from rich Dark Chocolate Ensure® Original and real cherries.


Two 1-cup servings


● 1 cup (8 ounces) Ensure® Original* Dark Chocolate
● 1 cup frozen pitted dark cherries
● 1/2 teaspoon sugar-free cherry gelatin powder
● 1/2 cup low-fat chocolate frozen yogurt
● 2 tablespoons nondairy whipped topping (optional)
● Cocoa powder or finely shaved chocolate (optional)


In the jar of a blender, combine Ensure, cherries, gelatin powder, and frozen yogurt, and blend on high for 15 to 20 seconds or until the shake is smooth. Pour the shake into two glasses. Optional garnish: Top each shake with a dollop of nondairy whipped topping and sprinkle with chocolate shavings or a dusting of cocoa powder.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 40
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Total Fat 4.5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 135mg 6%
Potassium 330mg 9%
Total Carb. 55g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 42g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 25%
Iron 20%
* This recipe can be prepared with Ensure® Original or Ensure Plus®. Nutrition information will vary with product used.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet.

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