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Golden Coconut Smoothie | Nutrition Stripped
Eat Well Jan. 29. 2016
Beverages

Golden Coconut Smoothie

Jan. 29. 2016
Beverages
McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN

McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN

Founder of Nutrition Stripped® and the Mindful Nutrition Method™

You know those times where you have a young fresh coconut just lying around, in the fridge? Yeah, you know those times. Well, I quite literally had a young fresh coconut hanging out in my fridge for the past week and I kept thinking of what I wanted to do with it until I was inspired to make something creamy, inflammation fighting, with a kick of citrus yet sweet- herein lies the fruits of my labor. The Golden Coconut Smoothie!

Golden Coconut Smoothie
Recipe Type: smoothie
Author: McKel Hill, MS, RD, LDN
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 1-2
A creamy, sweet, and bright smoothie made with turmeric and fresh young coconut.
Ingredients
  • Fresh coconut meat from 1 young coconut (about 1/2 cup)
  • Fresh coconut water from 1 young coconut (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 fresh (or frozen) mango
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Juice of 1 lemon
Instructions
  1. Crack into your young coconut following these instructions,
  2. Next, simply blend all ingredients with your high-speed blender until smooth. Serve over ice or drink cool as is. Enjoy immediately.
Notes
If you don’t have access to fresh young coconuts, use organic boxed coconut water and frozen coconut meat, both brands mentioned in the blog post.

 Don’t have fresh young coconut on hand? No worries, use coconut water and frozen coconut meat; otherwise you can pick up fresh young coconuts at your local health food stores and international markets.

Cheers to coconuts!

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xx McKel

The Recipe

Serves 1-2

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Ingredients:

  • Fresh coconut meat from 1 young coconut (about 1/2 cup)
  • Fresh coconut water from 1 young coconut (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 fresh (or frozen) mango
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Directions:

  1. Crack into your young coconut following these instructions,
  2. Next, simply blend all ingredients with your high-speed blender until smooth. Serve over ice or drink cool as is. Enjoy immediately.

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