Tropical Raspberry Coconut Smoothie

You guys. I’ve been swimming in smoothies lately.

Dairy free, simple and easy to make Tropical Raspberry Coconut Smoothie | This Gal Cooks

Tropical Raspberry Coconut Smoothie

A couple week ago I made this Tropical Raspberry Coconut Smoothie that I’m sharing with you today. Then I bought some plant based protein powder and chia seeds and I’ve been making protein smoothies ever since. Once I get those perfected, I’ll be sharing the recipes with you!

Today’s smoothie is all about the tropical flavors. Imagine you’re sitting on a warm sandy beach, sipping on this smoothie while watching the blue-green waves crash upon the shore. That’s nice, isn’t it?

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Easy Blender Cilantro Lime White Bean Hummus

I’m a girl who likes to snack on hummus.

Easy Blender Cilantro Lime White Bean Hummus. Smooth and creamy, packed with fresh flavors!

Smooth, creamy bean dip flavored with fresh ingredients like cilantro and limes is always sure to satisfy my 3pm snack cravings.

Easy blender cilantro lime white bean hummus is super easy to make at home. No chopping veggies. Minimal cleanup. If you’re like me and you don’t own a large food processor, your blender will save the day!

You  may think of chickpeas when you think of hummus. But I’m going to change your thought process on that. I made my hummus with white beans. Using white beans results in a smoother, milder hummus. It’s perfect for those who don’t like chickpeas. Ken doesn’t like chickpeas. One time he said “I do not like those things” after I showed him a can of chickpeas. But he liked my cilantro lime white bean hummus.

I like my hummus packed with fresh flavors. Cilantro, lime and chipotle are a few of my most favorite flavors to use in salsa and marinades. Since I love those flavors so much, I decided to make a white bean hummus with them. I packed this hummus full of cilantro, lime juice, garlic and chipotle pepper in adobo sauce. The chipotle pepper lends a tiny bit of heat, for those who love a little kick of heat in their dips. If you’re not a fan of heat, you can omit it.

I used gluten free rice and almond crackers for dipping. But you can use your favorite chip, cracker or veggie for dipping. Or you can eat it straight from the bowl with a spoon.

Cilantro Lime White Bean Hummus
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Smooth and creamy white bean hummus is packed with the fresh flavors of lime, cilantro and chipotle pepper. This hummus is perfect for those who don't like chickpeas. The flavor is mellow and the texture is smooth and creamy. Made in one blender or large food processor. No chopping veggies.
Recipe type: appetizer
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 15.8 oz can of reduced sodium northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ C tahini paste
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ C fresh lime juice (about 2 small limes)
  • ½ chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, seeds removed
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • ¼ C fresh cilantro leaves
  1. Place all ingredients into your blender or a large food processor. Pulsate a couple of times and then blend on medium speed until smooth.
  2. Store covered in a refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼ C Calories: 210 Fat: 10g Carbohydrates: 23g Sugar: 1g Sodium: 252mg Protein: 9g

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