Add protein and fiber to your smoothie--without dairy or protein powder--with lentils. They're a sneaky source of plant-based protein in this healthy smoothie recipe.

Hilary Meyer
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2017




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Instructions Checklist
  • Place lentils, coconut milk, berries, banana, coconut, honey and ice cubes in a blender. Blend on high until very smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Garnish with more coconut, if desired.



Tips: To cook red lentils: Cook in boiling water until just tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool. (1 cup dry = 2 1/2 cups cooked.) Refrigerate for up to 3 days. Or freeze in 1/2-cup portions for up to 3 months (thaw before using).

Nutrition Facts

322 calories; protein 10.9g 22% DV; carbohydrates 57.7g 19% DV; exchange other carbs 4; dietary fiber 8.8g 35% DV; sugars 20.8g; fat 8.2g 13% DV; saturated fat 6.2g 31% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 440IU 9% DV; vitamin c 16.2mg 27% DV; folate 93.5mcg 23% DV; calcium 108.5mg 11% DV; iron 3.4mg 19% DV; magnesium 73.3mg 26% DV; potassium 613.8mg 17% DV; sodium 25.8mg 1% DV; added sugar 6g.

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Great taste and very filling! Read More