Creamy Coffee-Coconut Smoothie

Just when you thought a cup of your favorite coffee couldn’t get any better””imagine it chilled, blended with vanilla frozen yogurt and given a tropical twist with coconut flakes! Try this dessert-worthy smoothie with Vitacost’s new premium line of organic and gourmet coffees: the Brew Collection. Choose from rich French Roast, nutty Hazelnut, classic Colombian, eye-opening Espresso and many more.

Be sure to chill coffee before making this smoothie for creamy (not liquidy) texture.

Creamy Coffee-Coconut Smoothie

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 large ripe banana, sliced
1 cup cold brewed coffee
1 pint frozen vanilla yogurt
1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp. coconut flakes

 

Directions

1. Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth.

2. Transfer to glasses. Serve immediately.

 

NEW at Vitacost: The Brew Collection

Whether you’re blending a smoothie, filling a travel mug or sipping leisurely at your breakfast table, Vitacost Brew coffee is the way to go! This premium line–available exclusively at Vitacost.com–includes organic and gourmet blends made from 100% Arabica beans. Choose from Colombian, Breakfast Blend, Fresh Roast, Espresso, French Vanilla, Hazelnut or Decaffeinated. Click here to learn more.


Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of
TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food. Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest; she’d love to hear from you!

About Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food.

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One comment on “Creamy Coffee-Coconut Smoothie

  1. Abigail says:

    I get weak in the knees for chocolate and coconut! This is on my list of new recipes to try this week. The cilantro is a surprising ingredient. Can’t wait to try it.

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