Protein Shake with Poi Coconut Butter and Lemon Ginger Recipe

Protein Shake with Poi Coconut Butter and Lemon Ginger

This adds exciting flavors and ingredients, to a healthy nutritious protein shake.

These can be frozen in mason jars and will retain all the nutritional value. Simply thaw in the refrigerator overnight and you’re all set for a fast convenient protein drink.

Ingredients: Serves 6

4 cups coconut water
Six heaping tablespoons of organic protein powder
2 tablespoons almond, cashew, or pumpkin seed butter
Three heaping tablespoons of organic plain Greek yogurt
One large handful of organic frozen or fresh fruit. I used pineapple and papaya in addition to mixed berries.
One banana
4 heaping tablespoons Akaka Falls Farm Poi Coconut Butter
3 heaping tablespoons Akaka Falls Farm Lemon Ginger Preserve
Powdered bee pollen (optional)
1⁄2 cup Tart cherry juice, or açai juice (optional)


Mix all the ingredients in a blender and add more liquid to your desired consistency.


You may add extra ingredients such as spinach/kale or powders, such as beet, greens moringa, turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, etc. Have fun with it and be creative and healthy.

Denise’s professional career was in pediatric nursing, also an emergency resident nurse with Club Med before moving to Hawaii for 25 years.In addition to working in a busy pediatric practice for 17 years, she developed a Chocolate mousse pie business called Ms. Moose, and was a Pastry Chef that sold to many of the restaurants and markets on the Big Island, Oahu and Maui.Her background in health and nutrition paired with her passion for baking and cooking, has inspired her to create a delightful assortment of culinary recipes which she has shared with us using many of the Akaka Falls Farm Preserves. Another of Denise’s passions is training dogs and horses, she is shown here with her horse Moon Shadow


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