Coconut kaffir lime cooler – with its clean, refreshing taste, intriguing aroma, and a good amount of healthy fat and minerals, this smoothie is a great breakfast alternative on a hot morning.

Coconut Kaffir Lime Cooler [Vegan]

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Ingredients

  • 1-2 fresh kaffir lime leaves 
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh coconut water (from a young coconut)
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2/3 cup chopped fresh mango
  • 1 Persian cucumber (or half English cucumber)
  • 1 1/2 inch long piece of ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1-2 guavas (optional)
  • 1 cup ice
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Preparation

  1. Open a young coconut using the technique of your choice. Pour out the coconut water to a blender (usually about 1 1/4 cups).
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and 1 cup of ice, and blend until smooth.  Taste and adjust the sweetness if needed by adding a few drops of stevia, or more mango.  If you like more spicy, add more ginger.
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