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Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

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This lightly sweet Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie is made with fresh or frozen pineapple, cucumber, spinach, ginger, lime juice, coconut milk, and chia seeds. Makes the perfect quick & healthy on-the-go breakfast or snack!
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword blender, cucumber, pineapple, smoothie
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 2
Calories 136

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 cup chopped English cucumber
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger peeled
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk of choice
  • 2 tbsp full-fat canned coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp lime juice from about 1 lime

Optional ingredients:

  • Ice, scoop of unsweetened protein powder of choice

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to a high speed blender. Blend on high until very smooth. Serve immediately.

Notes

This recipe makes about 2 cups, or two servings if using a serving size of 1 cup.
If using fresh pineapple, add extra ice for better texture. 
If you don't have a high-speed blender, grate or finely chop your ginger before adding.
For a sweeter smoothie add 1 large frozen banana.
Nutrition information calculated with almond milk, protein information will depend on the type of protein powder you use.
Use hemp milk or oat milk for a nut-free option.
For more ingredients & substitutions, see blog post above.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 (of 2) | Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1520IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 2mg