Creamsicle Breakfast Smoothie

Creamsicle Breakfast Smoothie

Makes: 2 servings, 1 3/4 cups each
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Though it tastes like those iconic vanilla-and-orange popsicles, this creamsicle breakfast smoothie recipe is a balanced breakfast with carbohydrates, protein and, thanks to the addition of coconut water, essential electrolytes. Coconut water serves up more than 10 percent of your daily dose of potassium—an electrolyte you lose through sweat—in every cup, making it a great hydrator for light workouts. Plus, this creamy orange-mango smoothie only contains about 30 mg of sodium per cup, whereas sports drinks usually deliver about 110 mg of sodium per cup.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup cold pure coconut water, without added sugar or flavor (see Tip)
  • 1 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh mango chunks
  • 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 2 cups ice

Preparation

  1. Blend coconut water, yogurt, mango, orange juice concentrate and ice in a blender until smooth.

Tips & Notes

Tip: Look for pure coconut water without added sugar in the refrigerated section near other flavored waters or near shelf-stable waters and natural fruit juices.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 2
  • Amount Per serving
  • Calories 189
  • % Daily values *
  • 2% Total Fat 1g
    • 0% Saturated Fat 0g
    • Trans Fat 0g
    • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • 0% Cholesterol 0mg
  • 17% Potassium 604mg
  • 7% Sodium 173mg
  • 11% Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • 12% Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Sugars 32g
  • 26% Protein 13g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrients Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
Total Carbohydrate Equals 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Equals 25g 30g

Recipe by EatingWell.com

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