Green Pineapple Paradise Smoothie

Basic Green Thickie Recipe

Green Pineapple Paradise Smoothie

I feel like every year when the seasons change, I get into a mood.

It’s like a clockwork.

Every year in December, I start dreading the upcoming winter and I get very summersick.

The thing is, I adore sunshine and warm weather and I absolutely hate being boxed in in my house all through the Scottish winter (which can be very long and dreadful!).

I just feel so much better when I spend time outdoors, especially when it’s sunny.

Now, since I don’t have a magic wand in my pocket to help me switch out the season into summer all year long, I’ve been trying out various ways to make myself feel better during the winter.

One of them is to take care of my house and make it feel extra special during the cold season as I’m obviously spending the majority of my time indoors.

The other thing that’s been really helpful is to make my smoothies taste very fresh, summery, and tropical.

It may be cold and dreary outside, but at least my glass is filled with tropical flavors and while I’m drinking my smoothie, I can imagine myself being on a paradise island…

I know it may sound silly, but it actually works!

Just try it out.

This Green Pineapple Paradise Smoothie recipe is the perfect example and I’ve been drinking it all throughout December.

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Green Pineapple Paradise Smoothie

Green Pineapple Paradise Smoothie

Drinking tropical drinks like this Green Pineapple Paradise smoothie is my little trick for surviving the long and dark winter.

  • Author: Katherine Kyle
  • Prep Time: 40 Seconds
  • Total Time: 40 Seconds
  • Yield: 2 Servings
  • Category: Green Thickie
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Drink

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks
  • ½ avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ½ cup ice cubes

Note: To turn this into a Green Thickie (Complete meal green smoothie) add: 

  • 1 filler (Please note, only use half a filler as the fillers are designed for recipes that serve 2)

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to FourSide or WildSide+ jar in order listed and secure lid.  (get a discount on your blender here)
  2. Select “Smoothie” cycle or blend on a Medium Low speed for 10 seconds.
  3. Then select Medium High speed for 30 seconds.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 550 ml/20 oz /1 pint

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