Coconut and Brazil Nut Smoothie

This is a nutritious, protein-rich smoothie that will satisfy your hunger. Maca powder is made from the root of a Peruvian plant. You can buy it at some supermarkets, health food stores, and online.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup Brazil nuts
  • 1 cup young coconut water
  • 2 cups young coconut meat
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup mango, peeled, pitted, and chopped
  • 2 tsp. maca powder

Directions

  • Grind the Brazil nuts in the coconut water, using an S-blade food processor. (You can also use a high-speed blender, but nuts can destroy a less-powerful conventional blender.) Once smooth, strain mixture through a fine mesh strainer to remove any large particles. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup Brazil nuts
  • 1 cup young coconut water
  • 2 cups young coconut meat
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup mango, peeled, pitted, and chopped
  • 2 tsp. maca powder

Directions

  • Grind the Brazil nuts in the coconut water, using an S-blade food processor. (You can also use a high-speed blender, but nuts can destroy a less-powerful conventional blender.) Once smooth, strain mixture through a fine mesh strainer to remove any large particles. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories540
Total Fat39g
Saturated Fat27g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium140mg
Total Carbohydrate48g
Dietary Fiber12g
Sugars31g
Protein9g