Missing Girl Scout season? Blend up this sweet smoothie that’s inspired by the classic Samoa and Caramel deLite cookies. For under 300 calories, this satisfying breakfast smoothie offers less than half the sugar and 18 times the amount of protein found in two tiny cookies! Toasting your shredded coconut takes a few minutes, but this extra step is absolutely worth the effort.
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut3/4 cup light coconut milk1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese1/2 teaspoon vanilla or caramel extract1 teaspoon maple syrup6 ice cubesPinch of cacao nibs, optional garnish