September 8, 2011 

Oh Honey - (NAPS)-As a popular all-natural ingredient, honey has often been used in everything from hand lotions to bar soaps and bubble bath elixirs. Try this refreshing Tropical Honey Coconut Water Cooler below. For more information about honey as a natural beauty ingredient and for more honey recipes, visit www.honey.com.

Tropical Honey Coconut Water Cooler
Prep time: 5 minutes • Makes 1 serving

• 1 cup coconut water
• 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
• 1/2 cup banana, thickly sliced (1 small banana)
• 2 tablespoons honey
• 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
• Toasted coconut
Optional: 3 tablespoons rum or tequila

In blender, combine all ingredients except toasted coconut. Blend on high speed until frothy; pour into a 16-ounce glass and sprinkle coconut on top. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information Per Serving (without alcohol): 287 calories; 1 g fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 51 mg sodium; 865 mg potassium; 74 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 2 g protein.

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