Here is a coconut milk smoothie for weight loss for all coconut milk lovers!

Coconut milk provides your smoothies with so much; from flavor to creaminess, how can you not love it?

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Coconut Milk Smoothie For Weight Loss

Coconut Milk Smoothie For Weight Loss

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This coconut milk smoothie is a nutritious blend perfect for weight loss. Packed with vitamins, fiber, and healthy fats, it’s a delicious way to stay full and energized.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup low fat coconut milk
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 handful of spinach (washed)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

Instructions

  1. To a blender, add the spinach first followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend until completely smooth. For about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Adjust the thickness if needed by adding a bit of water. (The smoothie comes out thick)
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

*For smoothie benefits, recipe notes, and more, scroll down!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 350
  • Sugar: 36g
  • Sodium: 130
  • Fat: 14.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.5g
  • Fiber: 11g
  • Protein: 5.5g

Is Coconut Milk Good For Weight Loss?

Coconut Milk Smoothie For Weight Loss served in a tall thin glass cup

Coconut milk is quite good for weight loss because it’s very filling.

Coconut milk can assist your weight loss journey, but you will also need to combine diet and lifestyle changes as a whole in order to see the best results.

However, full-fat coconut milk can help you feel fuller for longer, which can contribute to weight loss.

If you use a little bit of coconut milk in your healthy smoothies for example, this can be a great way to get the weight loss effects you want.

How To Generally Use Coconut Milk For Weight Loss?

The best way to use coconut milk for weight loss is by using it instead of other higher-calorie products such as high-fat milk and heavy cream.

Adding coconut milk to your recipe instead of heavy cream for creaminess will save you so many calories.

You won’t even have to compromise on taste since coconut milk provides excellent taste in your meals and drinks.

As for smoothies and shakes, the same applies, however, preferably use low-fat coconut milk for your smoothies, as you wouldn’t want an overwhelming coconut taste.

Coconut Milk Smoothie For Weight Loss being poured into a tall thin glass cup from a blender jug

Coconut Milk Smoothie Benefits

I want to break down the benefits of drinking coconut milk smoothies a bit more.

This recipe I am sharing with you for a coconut milk smoothie for weight loss has so many benefits. Here they are:

  • Rich in Nutrients: Mangoes are a great source of vitamins A and C, while spinach provides iron, calcium, and vitamin K. Coconut milk offers some essential fats, and chia seeds contribute to fiber and protein.
  • Boosts Immunity: The vitamins A and C in the smoothie can help strengthen the immune system.
  • Digestive Health: The fiber in this coconut shake aids in digestion and regular bowel movements.
  • Heart Health: The chia seeds used in the smoothie contain omega-3 fatty acids that are beneficial for heart health. Spinach also has heart-healthy nutrients like potassium and magnesium.
  • Antioxidant Properties: Mangoes, spinach, and chia seeds are rich in antioxidants, which help in fighting free radicals and reduce oxidative stress.
  • Bone Health: Spinach provides calcium and vitamin K, which are important for maintaining healthy bones.

If you enjoy this smoothie, I recommend that you try my coconut oil smoothie and my coconut smoothie bowl recipe!

Coconut Milk Smoothie For Weight Loss

Optional Variations Of This Drink

Below I will leave some options for you to change this recipe a bit to suit your taste and the ingredients you have at home.

  • Feel free to use kale instead of spinach if that is what you have at home.
  • Instead of chia seeds, you can use other seeds of choice, or use nut butter instead.
  • For a thicker smoothie use frozen mango instead of fresh like I did.
  • You can substitute the mango for other fruits such as pineapple or even berries.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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