Coconut Banana Smoothie

Coconut Banana Smoothie

If you think you’re too busy for a nutritious breakfast, think again. Smoothies are packed with everything you need to start your day right–especially this coconut banana smoothie–and they take only minutes to make. We love this recipe because it incorporates a serving of organic extra virgin coconut oil, a healthy fat which helps kick start the old brain cells after an 8-hour rest. If you like the tart zing of citrus in the morning, fill an ice cube tray with orange or pineapple juice, and pop a couple of cubes into the mixture before blending. 

Preparation Tip: If your mornings are extra crazy you can get your coconut banana smoothie done even faster by placing all of the ingredients (minus the banana) for this nutrient-dense breakfast in a plastic container the night before. Just before you’re ready to leave, pour the ingredients into the blender, add the banana and whip up a delicious breakfast in less than five minutes.

Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 238 kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ banana cut into chunks
  • 1 scoop of your favorite vanilla-flavored protein powder
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Coco Treasure Organic Coconut Oil
  • 1 ½ cups dairy soy or almond milk

Instructions

  1. Place ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth.
  2. You can also try our delicious and healthy The Mother of All Coconut Smoothies Recipe. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

This Coconut Banana Smoothie recipe is quite filling and refreshing. Why? Although we can credit most of the benefits to banana, it’s the coconut oil that makes us feel satisfied and full. With a bit of fat stored in your body, which in this smoothie takes the form of coconut oil, you will feel less hungry. In addition, this oil helps promote proper digestion and provides you with more energy, giving you the instant boost you need. Now, you will have more reasons to enjoy a glass of this smoothie!

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Banana Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 490mg 20%
Potassium 211mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 7g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin C 6.2%
Calcium 45%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Tammie Burnsed

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Tammie is a freelance and creative writer who usually disparages the term “super food” but makes an exception for coconut oil. Her research for Coco Treasure has turned her into a verified coco-nut, and she’s made peace with that. Tammie lives in sunny California where she enjoys painting, writing and sharing all things beachy with her husband and two dogs.
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