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Vanilla Bean Coconut Yogurt Smoothie

PREP TIME: 5
COOK TIME: 7
SERVES
: 2

Ingredients

  • 1/2 water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon torn fresh mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
  • Coconut water, frozen in ice cube tray (approximately 1/2 tray)

Directions

  1. Combine the water, honey and vanilla bean pod in a small saucepan over low heat. Simmer for 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, to allow the vanilla to infuse into the honey.
  2. Remove the vanilla pod and allow the mixture to cool completely, about 10 to 15 minutes. 
  3. In a blender, combine some of the vanilla honey with the yogurt, mint and 1/2 tray of frozen coconut water cubes, or more for desired consistency.
  4. Puree until smooth, then pour into glasses and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint. Serve immediately.