Vegan Cherry Garcia, Acai, and Chia Smoothie Jar

Vegan Cherry Garcia, Acai, and Chia Smoothie Jar

Chia Pudding Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds

Smoothie Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cherries, divided in half
  • 1/2 pint Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia Non-Dairy
  • 1/4 cup (or so) almond or coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons acai powder or 1 frozen acai puree packet (OR, substitute for blueberries or other berry)

Optional Toppings

  • Cocoa nibs
  • Chia seeds
  • Chopped fresh cherries or other fruit
  • Mint leaves
  • Granola
  • Nuts
  1. Step 1

    First, prepare the chia pudding. Combine the almond milk and chia seeds and set aside at room temperature for 15 minutes or so.

  2. Step 2

    To make the smoothie, combine half the cherries, Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia Non-Dairy, almond or coconut milk, and acai powder or puree in a high-speed blender. Blend on high until smooth, adding more almond or coconut milk if necessary to reach your desired consistency.

  3. Step 3

    In a bowl or jar, layer the remaining cherries, chia pudding, and finally the smoothie. Top with your desired toppings, such as cocoa nibs, chia seeds, more cherries, or granola. Grab a spoon and a straw and enjoy!

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