Have you considered trying green smoothies that contain coconut? The flavor of coconut inspires feelings of the tropics, but coconuts also offer a whole host of nutritional benefits. For example, coconuts are an excellent source of calcium, iron, zinc, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, folate and Vitamin C. From Crohn’s disease to chronic fatigue, coconuts have been used to treat a number of different remedies. If you would like to try green smoothies with coconut in them, we have a great recipe for you to try here!
- 1/2-1 cup coconut water
- Meat from one young coconut
- 1 medium to large mango
- 1 kiwi
- 2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
Each of the ingredients of these green smoothies should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. Because coconuts contain coconut milk, you do not need to add water to this smoothie recipe. A single cup of these green smoothies only contains 331 calories, which makes it an excellent option for a low calorie snack.
Green smoothies offer a number of different health benefits, and you are encouraged to check them out for yourself. In fact, this green smoothie recipe just might become one of your new personal favorites!