Coconut Banana Protein Smoothie

Coconut Banana Protein Smoothie
Hydrating protein smoothie full of electrolytes and potassium, makes a great post-workout recovery drink. Made with fresh coconut water, bananas, light coconut milk and organic brown rice protein.In the past year or two, coconut water became extremely popular among elite athletes and celebrity personal trainers.Coconut water health benefits include low in calories, fat free and has more potassium than four bananas.Hydrating Coconut Banana Protein Smoothie RecipeYou can buy coconut water in cans and juice-like packages, any size. I recently saw it at the Real Canadian Superstore in a 1 litre juice package.

Here is the one I buy just because it’s a good price at my local grocery store. I pay $0.99 per can.

Coconut Water Health Benefits

I always keep frozen chopped bananas on hand for making the guilt-free ice cream and this protein smoothie. Just buy a bunch of bananas at a time, wash, peel, chop them up and store in an air tight container in the freezer.

Frozen-bananas

You can really use any protein powder in this shake but I particularly liked the taste of a sweet brown rice protein powder combined with bananas and coconut water.

BrownRiceProteinPowder

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut water
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen banana, sliced
  • 1/4 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 scoop (20g) brown rice protein powder (use any vegetarian source protein powder)

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend on high until desired consistency.Hydrating Vegan Coconut Banana Protein Smoothie Recipe
  2. Nutritional Info

Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount Per Serving = 3/4 cup:
Calories: 197.4
Total Fat: 2.9 g
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Sodium: 36.8 mg
Total Carbs: 35.2 g
Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
Protein: 9.1 g
Sugars: 21.4 g
WW Points+: 5

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