Toasted Coconut Banana Smoothie
Having daydreams about a tropical escape? This coconut smoothie with first ferment water kefir can take your tastebuds to a place under a palm tree. It’s rich, creamy and full of delicious coconut flavour.
COCONUT BANANA SMOOTHIE RECIPE
MAKES: about 1 serving
1/2 cup first ferment water kefir
1/4 c. flaked or shredded coconut + a little more for garnish
1 cup coconut milk
1 large frozen banana
1 tsp. vanilla extract
- Toast the coconut in a fry pan on low heat. keep stirring and watch it carefully as once it starts to brown, it toasts quickly.
- Put all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour in a glass and sprinkle with toasted coconut.
- If you don’t have coconut milk, you can use 1 heaping tbsp. coconut cream and 1 cup dairy or nut milk.
- Drink immediately
NEED TO KNOW:
The toasted coconut and coconut milk give the drink a healthy dose of manganese which is essential for bone health and selenium, an important antioxidant.