Refreshing Strawberry Banana Coconut Water Smoothie

strawberry coconut water smoothie

A strawberry smoothie with coconut water is a refreshing and healthy beverage. Not only is it paleo and vegan-friendly, but also a super tasty treat! This strawberry coconut water smoothie is also great to have if you’ve just got done with a workout, or are feeling dehydrated in general. Keep reading for a quick and easy recipe for coconut water strawberry smoothie – its taste will have you yearning for more!

Ingredients for Strawberry Coconut Water Smoothie

To prepare the smoothie with coconut water, you need four simple ingredients:

  • Banana, fresh
  • Frozen strawberries
  • Almond milk (or any other neutral plant milk)
  • Coconut water

You can also optionally add ice if you prefer your drink chilled.

How to Make Banana Strawberry Coconut Water Smoothie

Once you’ve got the ingredients at hand –

  1. Pour everything into a blender and mix until well-combined. The mixture should have a nice and creamy texture. 
  2. Serve immediately for best taste.
banana strawberry smoothie

FAQs

Can you use coconut water in smoothies

Absolutely! In fact, replacing drinking water with coconut water in your smoothies is a great idea. This is because coconut water is full of electrolytes and is incredibly hydrating – among several other health benefits. If you’re obtaining fresh coconut water, it is helpful to note that an average green coconut can give you 0.5-1 cups coconut water.

What Smoothies Can I Make with Coconut Water?

Coconut water is incredibly versatile and can be used in many different smoothie recipes. For example,

  • A tropical paradise smoothie using bananas, pineapple and mango chunks, spinach, and coconut water
  • A green smoothie with avocado, kale, and coconut water
  • A berry blast smoothie with mixed berries and coconut water

Needless to say, a strawberry banana coconut water smoothie tops our list!

What are the Health Benefits of Coconut Water Smoothie?

The health benefits of this smoothie owe to the individual ingredients used in the recipe:

  • Strawberries have anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects. Beyond that, they can help with metabolism and improve heart health.
  • Coconut water is full of essential nutrients (including magnesium and potassium). It also has anti-oxidant capacity, and can help flush toxins out of your body. Coconut water can help lower blood sugar levels—making it a great option for people with diabetes. Like strawberries, it can also support heart health.
  • Bananas are high in potassium, so they can promote heart health. They also have plenty of bioactive compounds that can reduce your risk for certain chronic diseases.

Once you have this strawberry coconut water smoothie, it’s going to be your new favorite! It’s hydrating, delicious, and has plenty of health benefits – so if you’re looking for an all-in-one beverage or snack, this is your cue to whip up that strawberry smoothie with coconut water.

banana strawberry coconut water smoothie

Strawberry Banana Coconut Water Smoothie

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks, smoothie
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or other neutral plant milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut water

Instructions
 

  • Pour everything into a blender and mix until well combined and creamy.
  • Serve immediately
Keyword coconut water, smoothie
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