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Recipe provided by Bowel Cancer Australia

On the go smoothies – quick, easy, portable and digestible. Cherries beat inflammation, help you sleep and may aid in reducing blood glucose levels.

This recipe has been prepared by Bowel Cancer Australia's Bowel Care Nutritionist, Professor Teresa Mitchell-Paterson. Professor Mitchell-Paterson is a qualified Nutritionist who holds a Masters of Health Science in Human Nutrition and is herself a bowel cancer survivor.

Serves 4


4½ very ripe soft avocado mashed

½ cup of frozen dark cherries

1 tablespoon of unhulled tahini

250 mls of unsweetened oat milk

1 tablespoon of coconut crème

1 Maraschino cherry to serve (optional)



Blend frozen cherries to a pulp add all other ingredients, blend until smooth.

Serve with a split maraschino cherry on the side of the glass.

This recipe and more delicious recipes from Bowel Cancer Australia can be found here.