Cherry Sorbet

Cherries are packed with nutrients and are rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. Because they contain melatonin, they may improve sleep quality.

Serving Size: ½ cup


2 cups frozen tart cherries (sometimes called sour cherries)

½ cup maple syrup

2 teaspoons lemon juice

¼ cup mint leaves

¼ cup coconut milk

¼ cup water

⅛ teaspoon salt

Place the tart cherries, maple syrup, lemon juice, mint, coconut milk, water and salt in a high-speed blender. Blend on low and gradually work up to high speed. Blend until the fruit is very smooth and thick, like the texture of soft-serve. (Don’t overmix or your sorbet will start melting from the heat of the blender). If your cherries are too hard to blend, let them thaw for just a few minutes until your blender blade will move.

Serve as soft-serve immediately or pour into a freezer-safe container and freeze until firm, about 2-3 hours or overnight. If the sorbet firms up overnight, let it sit at room temp for 15 minutes until it’s scoop-able.

Makes 2 cups.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: about 1/2 cup

Calories: 46
Total fat: 0.2g
Saturated fat 0.1g
Sodium: 3 mg
Potassium: 134 mg
Carbohydrates: 11.3g

Fiber: 1.2g
Sugar: 8g
Protein: 0.8g