Smoothies featuring pineapple

Pina Colada Smoothie

Pina Colada SmoothieAfter my first two sips of this smoothie one word came to mind: fantabulous :)

Not only is this one delicious smoothie, it’s creamy and has a nice mouth feel. Definitely a keeper that I’ll be making again.

This is the kind of smoothie I like to make for dessert or as a treat, a nutritious and healthy treat that is.

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Kiwi Pineapple Smoothie

Kiwi Pineapple SmoothieTickle your taste buds with this delicious and nutritious tropical kiwi pineapple smoothie!

Ever make a smoothie that no matter how hard you try you can’t set it down? This is one of those mouthwatering smoothies. I had just enough time to take a few pictures before it was history.

I try and eat locally grown food whenever possible. However, I make exceptions for tasty and nourishing foods such as kiwi and pineapple.

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Pineapple Chlorella Smoothie

Pineapple Chlorella SmoothieYou’ve got to try this delicious pineapple chlorella green superfood smoothie that’s overflowing with nutrients. It will tickle you taste buds and ensure you have the best day ever :)

This smoothie is loaded with nutrition from a variety of ingredients with their own unique health promoting properties. To avoid writing a novel only the two main ingredients, pineapple and chlorella, are profiled. The other ingredients are covered in previous recipes and articles.

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Pineapple Banana Smoothie

A beautiful golden pineapple and two perfect yellow bananas isolated on white.Treat yourself to this tropical, delicious, fruity, healthy, quick and easy to make smoothie.

This recipe comes not from my own kitchen experimentation, but rather a loyal reader and smoothie enthusiast. Thanks, Corinne!

I tend to get carried away with the ingredients when concocting my smoothies; so it was nice to blend up a tasty treat that only contained four ingredients. Sometimes simple is best.

A few health benefits you’ll derive from this smoothie:

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Tropical Acai Smoothie

Tropical Acai SmoothieTake a trip to tropical paradise with this delicious and highly nutritious fruit smoothie.

Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, this recipe is a great way to start your day, or as a healthy snack or dessert.

All of the ingredients in this smoothie are healthy, but acai is in a class of its own as a legitimate superfood. While researching the health benefits of acai I came across one article that thoroughly encapsulated the magic of this super berry.

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Tropical Cilantro Smoothie

Tropical Cilantro SmoothieI got a big bunch of cilantro from my local food co-op this week and have been using it liberally in my salads, omelets, and of course smoothies. A small green leafy herb that’s often used to garnish, don’t take cilantro lightly, it packs a hefty nutritional punch.

In this day and age where we find ourselves bombarded by toxins from every direction it’s important to get enough detoxification agents into our diet.

Cilantro is best known for its ability to detoxify heavy metals, in particular mercury from the body. Studies have shown that consuming large amounts of cilantro daily can actually mobilize mercury and other toxic metals from the central nervous system, which is why cilantro is often used with other herbs and supplements in chelation (removing heavy metals from the body) therapy.

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