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Healthy HUDDLE- quick and easy recipe

Strawberry SmoothieStrawBerry Shortcake Smoothie

1/2 cup Frozen strawberries
1/2 cup Strawberry yogurt or unsweet vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup Coconut Milk
1 coconut shortbread cookie crumbled – optional
1 tsp coconut- toasted or raw

Combine first 4 ingredients in a blender for about 30 seconds or until smooth.  Top with coconut and Voila nice tasting…ready for Spring.

Healthy facts:

Coconut milk is rich in MCFA ( medium-chain fatty acids).  Studies show this stimulates the Thyroid to pump up the fat burning hormone (thyroxine) which boosts metabolism by 56% for up to 5 hours!

and…these same MCFA’s reduce blood sugar surges by 58% within 4 weeks according to recent studies in the Journal Of Obesity.