Making Smoothies with Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a product derived from the coconut.

It's frequently used as a topical moisturizer and can help make your skin look and feel great.

Using it in your smoothies is a great way to get some good fats in you and add a slight coconut-flavor to your drink. A teaspoon or tablespoon is plenty for pretty much any drink and you can add it to pretty much any recipe without ruining the flavor.

Is coconut oil good for you?

There's over 1,700 studies published on coconut oil as of this writing.

Using it in different ways, the studies generally agree that coconut oil helps with:

  • Skin dryness
  • Increasing metabolic rate
  • Decreasing fat mass
  • Increasing fat oxidation
  • Improving insulin sensitivity in diabetics
  • Lowering total cholesterol
  • Weight loss

Summed up, coconut oil is pretty awesome. We've been using for a long time, and it's about time it's starting to really get the recognition is deserves.


Smoothie Recipes with Coconut Oil

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Coconut Oil Flavor Pairings

Carrot, Coconut Milk (raw),
Coconut Oil Nutrition Facts
Amount Per 100g
Calories 892.0
Calories from Fat 891.54
Total Fat 99.06g
Saturated Fat 82.475g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.332g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.702g
Cholesterol 0.0mg
Sodium 0.0mg
Potassium 0.0mg
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g
Dietary Fiber 0.0g
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g
Vitamin A 0.0µg
Vitamin C 0.0mg
Calcium 1.0mg
Iron 0.05mg
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs.
Vitamins
Choline 0.3mg
Folate 0.0µg
Niacin 0.0mg
Riboflavin 0.0mg
Thiamin 0.0mg
Vitamin B-12 0.0µg
Vitamin B-6 0.0mg
Vitamin D 0.0IU
Vitamin E 0.11mg
Vitamin K 0.6µg
Minerals
Copper 0.0mg
Magnesium 0.0mg
Phosphorus 0.0mg
Selenium 0.0µg
Zinc 0.02mg
Other
Caffeine 0.0mg
Theobromine 0.0mg
Water 0.03g
All nutrient values are calculated from the USDA nutrition database.
Scientific Name
Nitrogen Factor0.0
Protein FactorNone
Fat Factor8.62
Carb FactorNone