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. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2017

Hilary Meyer
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Ingredients

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

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; 8.2 g total fat; 6.2 g saturated fat; 26 mg sodium. 614 mg potassium; 57.7 g carbohydrates; 8.8 g fiber; 21 g sugar; 10.9 g protein; 440 IU vitamin a iu; 16 mg vitamin c; 93 mcg folate; 108 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 73 mg magnesium; 6 g added sugar;

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10/23/2018
Great taste and very filling! Read More