Mother of All Coconut Smoothies

Mother of all Coconut Smoothies

Smoothies are a great idea in concept, but they can be high in sugar and low in the protein and healthy fat your body needs to start the day. Coconut smoothies are a step in the right direction. Adding the flesh, oil and other products from our beloved coconut provides protein, fiber, fat and big dose of deliciousness. This smoothie recipe is not only low in sugar, it is high in protein, omega-3 acids, heart-healthy medium chain triglycerides and—wait for it—flavor! What’s more, it will keep you feeling satisfied until lunch time. 

Coconut smoothies make great snacks and are good when you need a quick breakfast on the go. But if you’re going to drink a smoothie as a meal replacement, it should meet the same nutritional requirements as a cooked meal. Fortunately, this “mother of all smoothies” does.

Course Drinks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 690 kcal

Ingredients

Coconut Smoothies that are Good for You

Instructions

  1. Place the shredded coconut, hot water and organic extra virgin coconut oil in a blender and blend until smooth. Add more hot water if needed to make a smooth paste. Let the mixture cool.
  2. Rough chop avocado and banana into manageable pieces, add them to the cooled mixture in the blender.
  3. Remaining ingredients and blend until the ice is well crushed and the mixture is a creamy consistency.
  4. Taste for flavoring. Add more organic coconut jam if needed.

Recipe Notes

If you’re mornings are rushed and you can make parts of this coconut smoothie the night before and leave it in the refrigerator. Make the coconut mixture as directed and cool. Pour the cooled mixture into a container. Add the yogurt and the coconut jam. In the morning simply pour the refrigerated mix into the blender, add the banana, avocado and ice. Blend, and you’re done!

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Mother of all Coconut Smoothies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 690 Calories from Fat 531
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 59g 91%
Saturated Fat 41g 205%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Potassium 997mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 14g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 3.7%
Vitamin C 18.4%
Calcium 12.4%
Iron 8.2%
* 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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