This cooling and refreshing breakfast drink is great for those days when your digestive fire is a little low, which tends to happen in the summer. However, you will still need something nutritious that will sustain you throughout your morning. This smoothie will be ideal, as it cools Pitta and pacifies Vata. Try adding some almond butter if you feel in need of more protein.

Coconut Cucumber Smoothie [Vegan]

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Calories

138

Serves

2

Cooking Time

10

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Ingredients

  • 2 cup coconut water
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter (optional)
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Preparation

  1. In a blender, add the coconut water, cucumbers, lime juice and almond butter (if using).
  2. Process until it’s smooth and creamy. Drink immediately.

Notes

Dosha Adaptations Recipe written for vata. Pitta: No substitutions needed. Kapha: Omit the almond butter.

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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 138 | Carbs: 22 g | Fat: 5 g | Protein: 6 g | Sodium: 275 mg | Sugar: 12 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.