Pineapple Avocado Smoothie

This Pineapple Avocado Smoothie is full of superfoods to begin your day with optimal benefits. It is smooth and creamy makes you feel like you are on a tropical vacation. Enjoy this Smoothie Recipe.

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What Makes this Tropical Drink Special?

This Smoothie is full of superfoods like Pineapple, Coconut Milk, Coconut Flakes, and Avocados. You will feel like you are vacationing in the tropics while getting the health benefits of a delicious beverage.

Ingredients

This recipe includes Coconut Milk, Pineapples, Avocado, Coconut Flakes, and your favorite sweetener. I love that you can buy frozen avocado now at Walmart. Or you can start freezing your own. Just cut into cubes and put in baggies.

 

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Questions Readers are Asking

What health benefits does Pineapple have?

Pineapple is packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and other helpful properties, such as enzymes that can fight inflammation and disease.
Pineapple has been linked to health benefits, including aiding digestion, boosting immunity, and speeding up recovery from surgery.
Pineapples are packed with a variety of vitamins and minerals. They are especially rich in vitamin C and manganese.

Is Coconut A Superfood?

Coconut is rich in fiber and Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), it offers a number of health benefits, including improved weight loss, digestion, and heart health. Unsweetened coconut makes a great addition to a balanced diet.

Can you Make Smoothies in advance?

Yes, you can make it a day or two in advance and keep it in the refrigerator in a glass jar with a lid. Just give in a shake before consuming. You can also put frozen fruit in baggies in advance by meal prepping and keep it in the freezer to save time.

How do you toast the coconut?

You can use sweetened or unsweetened coconut flakes. Add about a 1/2 cup to a baking sheet, preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Bake for 5-10 minutes. Sweetened coconut toasts quicker. Watch closely.

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Pineapple Avocado Smoothie

This Smoothie is full of superfoods like Pineapple, Coconut Milk, Coconut Flakes and Avocados. You will feel like you are vacationing in the tropics while getting the health benefits in a delicious beverage.
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword coconut, Dairy free, pineapple, Smoothie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 364kcal
Author Candi Elm

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk unsweetened
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks frozen
  • 1/2 cup avocado Frozen Cubes
  • 2 tbs coconut flakes
  • Stevia or Raw Honey to Taste
  • 1 tbsp Toasted Coconut as garnish
  • 1 tsp coconut oil optional for superfood
  • Ice optional

Instructions

  • add milk to blender
  • add pineapple chunks
  • add avocado frozen or fresh
  • add coconut flakes
  • add coconut oil and ice if preferred
  • Blend for 30 – 60 seconds
  • top with toasted coconut (optional)

Notes

Using Frozen Pineapple and Avocado will give your smoothie a chilled frothy taste without adding more ice. 
Use Raw Honey or Stevia if you want a Vegan Dairy-Free Smoothie
To Toast Coconut add a small layer of fresh coconut to a sheet pan and toast in the oven at 325 degrees for approx 5 -10 minutes. Keep an eye on it. 
Adding coconut oil gives you added MTC’s and is heart healthy. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 627mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 173IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 3mg

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What is the best type of blender for smoothies?

When making smoothies, the best consistency is achieved when using a high-powered blender. I use a Ninja Smoothie Maker. You can also use a Vitamix. This will blend the frozen fruit the best, and not leave chunks of fruit or ice. I prefer to use a mix of fresh and frozen fruit without ice.

Front view of Pineapple Avocado smoothie.

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