Cherry Cacao Smoothie

I adore cherries. When I daydream about what my future home will one day look like, a few cherries trees in the backyard is definitely on the list! Their rich flavour makes this smoothie a perfectly refreshing, healthy and satisfying treat on a hot summer day.
Cherry season begins mid-June and runs until August in British Columbia. 95% of cherries in Canada are grown in BC, mostly in the Okanagan Valley. Did you know that a single tree can grow up to 7000 cherries? 
I topped this smoothie bowl with Britt's pecan/date/coconut granola, some cacao nibs, coconut flakes and more cherries. This bowl is desserty yet still refreshing!
Serves 1

Ingredients:

1/2 frozen banana
1/2 cup fresh or frozen cherries, if fresh - slice in half and remove pit
1/2 cup coconut milk from can
1 tbsp cacao powder
Pinch of salt

Directions:

Blend the above ingredients. If you want a thinner consistency, add some oat / almond milk. 
cherry cacao smoothie for summer