Summer Fruit Smoothie

A smoothie is a fresh and delicious way to celebrate Northern Michigan's orchard traditions.


  • 1/2 cup frozen tart or sweet cherries, pitted 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon cherry juice concentrate 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Sprinkle of cinnamon (optional)
  • 8 ice cubes - optional


1. Blend all ingredients in blender until smooth.

2. Pour into two chilled glasses.

Serves 2


Depending on the season, substitute peaches, apricots or strawberries for the cherries or blueberries.

Maple syrup can be substituted for honey.