It ceases to amaze me how this little recipe can trump superfood smoothies that throw in everything but the kitchen sink and take half the morning to make. I find this smoothie works best with the meaty kind of young coconut. If you don’t have enough young coconut pulp, you can open another young coconut. If you...
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1. Open the young coconut and drain the water into a bowl. Scoop out the young coconut pulp.

2. Add young coconut pulp and water to the blender, along with the other ingredients.

3. Start blending on low, scraping down the mixture.

4. Then turn up the blender to high until well blended. Pour into a large glass and enjoy!

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By achin70

It ceases to amaze me how this little recipe can trump superfood smoothies that throw in everything but the kitchen sink and take half the morning to make.

I find this smoothie works best with the meaty kind of young coconut. If you don’t have enough young coconut pulp, you can open another young coconut.

If you have only one young coconut, you can add coconut flour, dried coconut, or some avocado to thicken up the mixture.

Variations: Use macadamia nuts (soaking optional for 1-2 hours) for a milder flavor (you might want to increase amount of coconut water because of the high oil content of these nuts),  hemp seeds (unsoaked), or almonds (soaked for 10-12 hours) for a lighter smoothie.

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I like to keep it simple myself. I'll spend a little more time on a smoothie or a nice entree once in a while, but I'm not one to spend a ginormous amount of time in the kitchen. :)

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That sounds good, i must admit as a newbie i've found most of the superfood recipes to be a bit too much! But this looks manageable, thanks :).

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I like to keep it simple myself. I'll spend a little more time on a smoothie or a nice entree once in a while, but I'm not one to spend a ginormous amount of time in the kitchen. :)

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That sounds good, i must admit as a newbie i've found most of the superfood recipes to be a bit too much! But this looks manageable, thanks :).

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