Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie

Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie

BR8977_AllenMango, banana and kale are blended with coconut water and protein-rich cottage cheese in this delicious smoothie recipe. Flaxseed gives this smoothie a boost of healthy omega-3 fats.

1 serving | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • 1 cup frozen banana slices (about 1 medium banana)
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed or flaxmeal
  • 1-2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or honey (optional)

Preparation

  1. Add coconut water and cottage cheese to a blender, then add kale, banana, mango, flaxseed (or meal) and sweetener (if using); blend until smooth.

Nutrition

Per serving : 336 Calories; 6 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 3 mg Cholesterol; 61 g Carbohydrates; 17 g Protein; 10 g Fiber; 462 mg Sodium; 1435 mg Potassium

4 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 3 1/2 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fat

Article courtesy of www.eatingwell.com