Coconut is sooo good not only for adding flavor but because of all the nutrients it contains. Things like fibre, loads of vitamins like C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6; minerals, too, including iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, copper, potassium and phosphorous. The lauric acid, one of the medium chain saturated fatty acids (MCFAs) it contains, converts in the body to monolaurin, providing antiviral and antibacterial properties that destroy a wide variety of disease causing organisms.

The recipe is from Maria at TwoPeasAndTheirPod who tried a new twist on her favorite green smoothie recipe and says the result was …

A dreamy Coconut Green Smoothie. This smoothie is great for breakfast or a snack. I added a pinch of shaved unsweetened coconut to the top of my smoothie for fun! Coconut lovers will go crazy for this easy smoothie!

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