Berry-Coconut Smoothie


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.

Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 serving


  • ½ cup cooked red lentils (see Tips), cooled

  • ¾ cup unsweetened vanilla coconut milk beverage

  • ½ cup frozen mixed berries

  • ½ cup frozen sliced banana

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut, plus more for garnish

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 3 ice cubes


  1. 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 (per serving)

322 Calories
8g Fat
58g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Serving Size 1 3/4 cups
Calories 322
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Total Sugars 21g
Added Sugars 6g 12%
Protein 11g 22%
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Vitamin A 440IU 9%
Vitamin C 16mg 18%
Folate 94mcg 23%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Calcium 109mg 8%
Iron 3mg 19%
Magnesium 73mg 17%
Potassium 614mg 13%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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