Pineapple Green Smoothie

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Pineapple Green Smoothie

This vibrant, healthy, pineapple smoothie recipe is made with just 5 ingredients, including a hidden vegetable. It's a delicious breakfast or healthy and filling on the go snack!
This pineapple smoothie is not only creamy and perfectly sweet, but is packed with vitamin C, protein, and good-for-you greens.  Besides enjoying the wonderful taste of the tropical fruit, pineapple is high in manganese and vitamin C. It's also high in fiber, folate, copper, vitamin B1 and vitamin B6.
This smoothie has leafy green spinach in it, but you can’t even taste it! If you are scared my pineapple smoothie will taste too much like spinach, don’t worry. The pineapple and banana make this smoothie taste like candy (in a healthy way!).
Many people want to eat more vegetables but don’t think of including them in their breakfast.After tasting this delish smoothie, you will see how easy and delicious it can be to start your day with a nutrient-rich dark green veggie like spinach well hidden in amongst the yummy pineapple and banana!
The spinach paired together with pineapple in this recipe is nothing short of a nutritional powerhouse. It packs a powerful punch of antioxidants and critical electrolytes like magnesium, potassium, and calcium. Its also rich in vitamins A, K, and C and contain significant folate, iron, and soluble fiber.
Benefits Of Spinach In Smoothies:
 Increased Detoxification - Spinach is high in insoluble fiber, which helps improve digestive health and prevents constipation. The fiber in spinach can help you feel fuller longer, which can aid in maintaining a healthy weight. Spinach supports your body’s natural detox processes.
More Energy - Spinach is loaded with iron, which is essential for energy production and oxygen transport in the body. Getting enough iron helps prevent fatigue and improves concentration.
Healthier Skin - Spinach contains vitamins A, C, and K1. Vitamin A helps prevent breakouts, speeds up wound healing, and improves hydration. Vitamin C protects against oxidative stress. Vitamin K1 supports your skin’s natural barrier function.
Boosted Immunity - Spinach is rich in carotenoids that convert to vitamin A, which is essential for a strong immune system. Spinach, bananas,and pineapple all contain vitamin C, which boosts immune defence and helps fight infections.
Not only is this healthy smoothie rich in micronutrients, but it’s also easily absorbable. Don’t be surprised if this awesome smoothie gives your energy levels and skin appearance a noticeable boost.
If you want to save some time, try prepping your Pineapple Green Smoothie in freezer bags by portioning out the banana and pineapple. Then when you want to make it, add the milk, frozen fruit, and spinach leaves to your blender.
Why you will love this recipe:
It's super flavorful yet only requires 5 ingredients.
You can make it with either fresh or frozen pineapple.
It works well with any of your favorite plant-based milks.
It’s cool, creamy, and absolutely delicious. I like this smoothie for breakfast, but this sweet and refreshing meal in a glass is perfect any time of day, too.
It’s so powerful! Start your morning with a glass, and you will feel oddly invincible the rest of the day.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Healthy Clean Eating
Keyword clean eating breakfast, clean eating dessert or snack, green smoothie with pineapple, healthy pineapple smoothie, pineapple green smoothie
Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 1-2 bananas, sliced, frozen
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, frozen
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 1 cup baby spinach, or 1/4 cup frozen spinach
  • 1 serving protein or collagen powder

Instructions

  • Blend all the ingredients together in a high-speed blender until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.
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