Healthy Piña Colada Smoothie in Minutes!
Summer has me craving a few things: Cool water to dip my toes in, big shades to cover my eyes, and a delicious piña colada to sip on in peace. I might not be able to get you the first two, but I can absolutely teach you how to have the third in the healthiest way possible!
All you need to make an epic Healthy Piña Colada Smoothie is a few key ingredients: Pineapple, Banana, A can of coconut milk, Non-dairy milk, Desiccated coconut and a handful of ice. If you have some pineapple juice hanging around, you can also sub that out for the milk. Got it all? Well, let’s get started!
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What you will need for this Healthy Piña Colada Smoothie:
1 peeled and frozen banana
Can of Coconut Milk
Non-dairy Milk or Pineapple Juice
Fun Options to Add In!
1 juicy orange, peeled and sectioned
1-2 medjool dates, if you want it sweeter
1/3 cup of white rum – if it’s 5 o’clock somewhere and the kids are with grandma haha
Healthy Piña Colada Smoothie
- 1.5 cups Pineapple diced
- 1 Banana Peeled and Frozen
- 1 tbsp Desiccated Coconut More as you wish
- 1/2 cup Canned Coconut Milk Well Shaken
- 1 cup Non-dairy Milk Or Pineapple Juice
- Handful Ice Cubes
- Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth!
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