Fiber-rich coconut meat aids in digestion and provides essential minerals, including iron, to your diet. It’s the perfect low-carb addition to a vanilla protein smoothie. And just like nuts, coconut tastes and smells much better once toasted. Just toss the flakes into a pan for a couple minutes for an intoxicating aroma that will transform your smoothie game. Use coconut milk to enhance the rich, coconut-y flavor of the shake, or substitute almond milk if you’re looking for a lower-fat option.
Toasted Coconut Protein Smoothie Recipe
Per 16-ounce serving:
- 305 cal
- 18 g fat (14.5 g sat)
- 14 g carbs
- 455 mg sodium
- 4 g fiber
- 5 g sugar
- 25 g protein
Total time: 7 minutes
1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1 cup ice
1 packet (2 scoops) DailyBurn Fuel-6 Protein in vanilla
- Place coconut in a small saucepan over medium. Toast, stirring often, until flakes are fragrant and golden, 1-2 minutes.
- Combine all ingredients, including toasted coconut flakes, in a blender and mix until smooth.
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