Chocolate-Coconut-Banana Smoothie Recipe

Brighten your day with a cocolta-coconut-banana smoothie. This recipe is full of healthy ingredients that give you energy and keep you full during your day.

The majority of sugar in this smoothies comes from natural sources such as plain youghurt, dark chocolate, and banana, which makes this smoothies so healthier.

Start your morning with these 10 smoothies ideas and stay energized and burn fat with this Chocolate- Coconut-Banana Smoothies Recipe.

Total Time: 5 minutes Servings: 2

Calories: 183

NUTRITION BENEFITS

Calories: 183 Fat: 6 g (5 g saturated), 37 mg Sodium, 19 g Sugar, 9 g Protein, 3 g Fiber

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tsp honey and 1/2 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 Tsp unsweetened flaked coconut, toasted
  • 1 Tsp finely chopped dark chocolate
  • 1 small banana, peeled, sliced, and frozen
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated unsweetened coconut milk
  • 11/2 cups (60 ml) plain Greek Yoghurt

PREPARTION

— In a blender, combine milk, banana, vanilla, honey, yoghurt, coconut and cocoa. Mixed until smooth. — Pour into chilled glasses and top with toasted coconut and dark chocolate, and serve.

TIPS

Regular yoghurt tends to have fewer calories and more calcium. Greek yoghurt has more protein and less sugar, and a much thicker consisitency. It’s best for weight loss, and heart health.

Store-Bought and Home-Made Smoothies

Store-bought and Fast-food smoothies can appear to be full of nutrients and seem like an easy way to reach yourhealth goals, but they are much higher in caloreis and carbs than consumers realize.

The sugar content is very high while the fiber content is very low. Some smoothies cost you over 100 g of sugars while American Hearth Association recommends that women only have 25 grams of added sugar, and that men limit their added sugar intake to 36 grams.

Home-made smoothies is more beneficial in that, it provide nuritional balance of fats, protein, carbs, vitamins, and minerals, and contains less sugar.

Helps you manage food cravings. Plus you will control what’s going into your favorite sip.

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