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.

Lisa Valente


Recipe Summary

5 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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 Facts

311 calories; protein 14.7g 29% DV; carbohydrates 56.9g 18% DV; exchange other carbs 4; dietary fiber 9.3g 37% DV; sugars 35.1g; fat 5.4g 8% DV; saturated fat 1.3g 6% DV; cholesterol 3mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 2617.9IU 52% DV; vitamin c 65.2mg 109% DV; folate 107.7mcg 27% DV; calcium 136mg 14% DV; iron 1.7mg 9% DV; magnesium 121.9mg 44% DV; potassium 1184.9mg 33% DV; sodium 442.4mg 18% DV; thiamin 0.3mg 27% DV.

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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 Read More