Creamy Dreamy Tropical Smoothie

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Vickie Parks
from Renton, WA

From Cooking Light magazine (September 2014, page 90), but with a few changes that most reviewers recommended.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 2 Min
method Blend

Ingredients

  • 4 tsp
    unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 cups
    pineapple chunks, fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup
    vanilla nonfat greek yogurt
  • 1 cup
    light coconut milk
  • 1 cup
    ice cubes
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    honey
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How To Make

  • 1
    Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Add coconut flakes in a single layer, and heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until it just starts to turn golden. Watch it carefully, as it can burn quickly. Set toasted coconut aside to cool.
  • 2
    Place pineapple, yogurt, coconut milk, ice and honey in a blender. Process on high speed for 60 seconds or until smooth and blended to desired consistency.
  • 3
    Pour into 4 glasses. Garnish each with a teaspoon toasted coconut. Add a straw to each glass, and serve immediately.

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