Talk about a refreshing and satisfying smoothie! I keep frozen pineapple in the freezer regularly and often make this as I’m heading out the door for work.
Freezing your own fruit is super simple! I tend to just cut up and freeze a whole or a half pineapple at a time and have a Tupperware container that permanently lives in the freezer just for this purpose. When I start running low, I just cup up a new pineapple and top it off!
This smoothie naturally packs about 30 grams of protein as well as two thirds of your calcium for the day (if you use cow’s milk or a plant-based milk that is fortified with calcium).
Smoothies are super forgiving so if you’re like me and tend to wing recipes, you can just dump some fruit, yogurt and milk in a blender and go for it! If you are more of a measuring person though, all the details are below for you.
- 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 cups milk
- Handful of shredded coconut
- 1/2 teaspoon of coconut extract
- Optional: sweetener to taste & 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
- Add everything except the chia seeds and coconut to the blender (I like to mix these in after blending so I can actually taste them)
- Blend away until smooth, chia seeds and coconut, and serve right away
Did you make it? I’d love to see how it turned out! Tag @bitebetanutrition on instagram.
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