Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie

Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie

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From the EatingWell Kitchen

Mango, banana and kale are blended with coconut water and protein-rich cottage cheese in this delicious smoothie recipe. Flaxseed gives this smoothie a boost of healthy omega-3 fats.

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  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • 1 cup frozen banana slices (about 1 medium banana)
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed or flaxmeal
  • 1-2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or honey (optional)

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  1. Add coconut water and cottage cheese to a blender, then add kale, banana, mango, flaxseed (or meal) and sweetener (if using); blend until smooth.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about 1 1/2 cups
  • Per serving: 311 calories; 5 g fat(1 g sat); 9 g fiber; 57 g carbohydrates; 15 g protein; 108 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 35 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 2618 IU vitamin A; 65 mg vitamin C; 136 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 442 mg sodium; 1185 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (211% daily value), Vitamin A (154% dv), Potassium (41% dv), Magnesium (36% dv), Folate (26% dv), Calcium (21% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 4
  • Exchanges: 3 1/2 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fat

Reviews 1

September 11, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Sugar input Even though there isn't added sugar, unless of course you add the 1 to 2 teaspoons of maple syrup, this still packs a whooping 35 grams (can of coke has 44)! The RDA for men is 37.5 and for women is 25. That is the problem with smoothies. Cons: Way too much sugar