Coconut Brain-Power Smoothie Recipe

Coconut Brain-Power Smoothie Recipe
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Coconuts are beneficial to overall health, especially the brain. Aside from being very rehydrating, all the electrolytes, vitamins, and minerals improve circulation and blood flow to the brain. Yummy and good-for-you.

1
Servings
209
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut water
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

Directions

Blend in a mixer until smooth, and serve cold.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
30g
23%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
260µg
37%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
255mg
26%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
9g
36%
Folate, total
95µg
24%
Iron, Fe
13mg
72%
Magnesium, Mg
102mg
32%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
283mg
40%
Selenium, Se
18µg
33%
Sodium, Na
100mg
7%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
169g
6%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Coconut Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Coconut Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.