Monday, June 1, 2009

Coconut Key Lime Smoothie

I nearly always load my smoothies up with greens, but today I wanted a change of pace. I had a thai coconut on hand and decided to use that. Coconut water and meat are loaded with minerals and key limes are loaded with vitamin c. This was a simple and refreshing smoothie, perfect after my workout. Here is a video showing how to open a thai coconut if you have never done it-

Coconut Key Lime Smoothie

In blender or smoothie maker place:
the water and meat of 1 thai coconut
juice of 1 key lime
blend till smooth then add:
8 oz. organic fat-free vanilla yogurt
blend till combined, enjoy.


Sunshine Mom June 1, 2009 at 1:52 PM  

Wow, that's sound amazing!!! Awesome recipe!

kissmyspatula June 1, 2009 at 5:24 PM  

mmmmm....sounds so refreshing for a warm day!

Hummingbird Appetite June 1, 2009 at 8:31 PM  

I love smoothies! I definitely want to try it.

Crazy About Cakes June 2, 2009 at 1:53 AM  

That smoothie looks and sounds delicious right now! Glad I stumbled across your great blog!

Heavenly Housewife June 2, 2009 at 6:52 AM  

What excellent flavours! So perfect now that summer is almost here! Its getting so hot here in England, yesterday I had to sleep with the windows open.

Morta Di Fame June 2, 2009 at 7:39 AM  

can you somehow email this drink to me? aaaaahhhhhh....

thequeenmommy June 2, 2009 at 3:28 PM  

Wow does that sound good! Perfect for the whole family - and something I think my little girls would enjoy after playing outside!!! Are there any substitutions if you cannot find a coconut locally?


janet June 2, 2009 at 4:05 PM  

You might try subbing a can of coconut milk.

the happy couple June 3, 2009 at 11:10 PM  

what a great flavor combination!

Pooja June 4, 2009 at 3:06 PM  

That is an amazing smoothie! At home I used to eat the pulp as such and I love it.

Lisa Curcio June 8, 2009 at 4:25 PM  

This looks so yummy! I love thai coconut, I can't wait to try this out, I am sure I have a can of this around somewhere.

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