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Coconut Green Smoothie

Coconut Green Smoothie

Some people get weirded out by green food, but not me. Green is my favorite color and I love green foods! I can’t think of a green food that I don’t like. Well, unless the green food is green because of mold or lots of dye. I like fresh green foods:)

I make green smoothies all of the time. I usually make my standard Green Smoothie recipe, but last week I decided it was time to mix things up. I made a Coconut Green Smoothie and holy moly is it good!


I made the smoothie in our new KitchenAid Green Apple 5 Speed Blender (make sure you keep reading because we have a fun giveaway for you today). I LOVE the green color and I love the blender. It makes smoothie making a breeze! And yes, it crushes ice. You don’t even have to shake the blender. It does it all on it’s own. And you won’t find any chunks of spinach in your green smoothie either. The KitchenAid Blender works it’s magic and really makes a SMOOTH smoothie. I love our green machine!


To make the Coconut Green Smoothie, I combined coconut milk, Chobani plain Greek yogurt, spinach, a banana, a green apple, unsweetened coconut, and ice in the jar of our blender. I pushed liquify and let the blender go to town!


The results? 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!


I shared my smoothie with Caleb and he loved it! Gotta love the green mustache! I guess the little pea likes green foods too! Yay!

And later this week, we are headed to California with KitchenAid for the Big Traveling Potluck. We are excited! Make sure you are following us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for updates! It’s going to be a fun event!


Coconut Green Smoothie

Yield: Serves 1

A healthy green smoothie with a coconut kick!


1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (we use Chobani)
1 cup spinach
1 large banana, peeled
1 large green apple, cored, peeled and chopped
2 tablespoons shaved coconut
1 cup ice


1. Put the coconut milk, yogurt, spinach, banana, apple, coconut, and ice in a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Disclosure: this giveaway is being provided by KitchenAid, but our opinions are our own. We did receive a blender to use in this post. 

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194 Responses to “Coconut Green Smoothie”

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  1. Brianna — April 22, 2013 @ 3:30 am

    NEED to make this green smoothie!! also, that blender is gorgeous. xo

  2. Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — April 22, 2013 @ 4:09 am

    Awwww, Caleb is too cute with that mustache!

  3. Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective — April 22, 2013 @ 6:54 am

    Looks refreshing and delicious! (Love the color of that blender too!) :)

  4. Kristen — April 22, 2013 @ 6:58 am

    Wow that recipe sounds amazing! Green food are my favorite too :)

  5. Janet — April 22, 2013 @ 7:06 am

    My blender is about 25 years old and still going but a new one would be much nicer and probably make everything smoother.

  6. jessica — April 22, 2013 @ 7:20 am

    Yum. I’ve never had a green smoothie . But this is making me want one . Go green!!!!

  7. Rachel J — April 22, 2013 @ 7:46 am

    Strawberry Banana!

  8. Kel — April 22, 2013 @ 8:06 am

    strawberry lime

  9. Janet R — April 22, 2013 @ 8:07 am

    What a great, generous giveaway! I can’t wait to start juicing!

  10. Sunnie — April 22, 2013 @ 8:14 am

    I like strawberry banana

  11. katrina — April 22, 2013 @ 8:19 am

    How inspired is adding coconut to my favorite smoothie ingredients? What a great idea! My usual is spinach, banana, Granny Smith apple, arugula, and sometimes cucumber slices, maybe a mushroom or two, and/or a few strawberries. Thanks, Maria!

  12. Tieghan — April 22, 2013 @ 8:26 am

    I love all green foods! Not weirded out one bit by them! This smoothie sounds awesome and what a fun giveaway!

  13. Sophie — April 22, 2013 @ 8:30 am

    What a gorgeous colour!!

  14. Melissa C. — April 22, 2013 @ 8:34 am

    This seems really refreshing!

  15. beth — April 22, 2013 @ 8:39 am

    i wanna try the green smoothie too

  16. Ellie @ Ginger Bear Kitchen — April 22, 2013 @ 8:43 am

    I love peanut butter banana smoothies made with almond milk and a large dash of cinnamon!

  17. Leah — April 22, 2013 @ 8:47 am

    anything with frozen bananas!

  18. Lauren W — April 22, 2013 @ 8:49 am

    Yum! That looks delish! I love pineapple and raspberry in my smoothies!

  19. Dana Munoz — April 22, 2013 @ 8:55 am

    This looks delicious! And the blender color is beautiful!
    Have fun in California, can’t wait to hear all about it!
    Dana Munoz

  20. Naomi — April 22, 2013 @ 9:05 am

    Love that green mustache on Caleb. Now I have to get to trying spinach in a smoothie!

  21. susan — April 22, 2013 @ 9:09 am

    I love most fruit smoothies esp. blueberry-lemon but any berry type usually ok as long as not too sweet. Not that ambitious yet to try the veggie type.

  22. Carole Resnick — April 22, 2013 @ 9:12 am

    could use a new blender.

  23. Jolene — April 22, 2013 @ 9:17 am

    I love yogurt & berry smoothies

  24. Martha in KS — April 22, 2013 @ 9:21 am

    Matching blender & smoothies – cute!

  25. Julie @ Table for Two — April 22, 2013 @ 9:23 am

    haha aw caleb is so cute!! i love the combination you used in this smoothie! coconut and green is such a lovely combo that i’ve never thought to do!

  26. Shawn — April 22, 2013 @ 9:23 am

    Can’t wait to try the smoothie….looks yummy! I love the green blender!!

  27. MaryBeth — April 22, 2013 @ 9:23 am

    Fruit smoothies – anything with strawberries and I’m all in!

  28. Terri C — April 22, 2013 @ 9:28 am

    That sounds really good! Most of the time my smoothies are strawberries and blueberries. Need to go green!

  29. Song — April 22, 2013 @ 9:31 am

    I like my green smoothies with any kind of green vegs in it

  30. Linda — April 22, 2013 @ 9:33 am

    Looks good.

  31. Lily Julow — April 22, 2013 @ 9:34 am

    I love everythng KitchenAid. The blender is the only one I don’t have. PULEEZE!!!!

  32. Okay, the green mustached toddler lothario is KILLER cute. 😀

  33. Christina W — April 22, 2013 @ 9:42 am

    Can’t wait to try this! Thanks so much! And how awesome is that blender??!!

  34. adventurethyme — April 22, 2013 @ 9:49 am

    That is one happy green smoothie consumer! :) Thanks for posting this; I’m always looking for new smoothie ideas!

  35. Heather Christo — April 22, 2013 @ 9:57 am

    Could Caleb be ANY cuter!!!? This looks so great Maria- I love coconut in anything- I am all over this smoothie!

  36. Mary Beth Elderton — April 22, 2013 @ 9:59 am

    We love blueberries, handful assorted frozen fruit, banana, oatmeal, dollop of coconut oil, yogurt blended into a smoothie.

  37. That is like the cutest picture ever! The smoothie mustache is just adorable!

  38. Jenny Flake — April 22, 2013 @ 10:10 am

    That little picture of Caleb!!! Adorable! Yummy smoothie :)

  39. Allie Q — April 22, 2013 @ 10:27 am

    Caleb is the perfect little model.

  40. I love the blender and the recipe. I do a spinach smoothie when it’s growing widely in the garden, but never thought to add coconut which is crazy because I’m coconut crazy. Thanks for the suggestion!

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