How to Make a Piña Colada Power Smoothie (Virgin)

Aloha! This is an indulgent and summery alternative to my usual green smoothie but is still an excellent source of fiber, protein and antioxidants.

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How to Make a Piña Colada Power Smoothie (Virgin) Recipe
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Add 1/3 cup of water or coconut water to your blender. You can skip this step and double the amount of milk (step 2) for a creamier result.

Add 1/3 cup of water or coconut water to your blender. You can skip this step and double the amount of milk (step 2) for a creamier result.

2
Add 1/3 cup milk or coconut milk.

Add 1/3 cup milk or coconut milk.

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3
Add your pineapple. I used 2 slices of canned pineapple but frozen or fresh would work well. Bonus: if using canned pineapple, add a splash of the juice for extra sweetness!

Add your pineapple. I used 2 slices of canned pineapple but frozen or fresh would work well. Bonus: if using canned pineapple, add a splash of the juice for extra sweetness!

4
Add your yoghurt. I used 2 very heaped teaspoons of Greek yoghurt. Add more for a creamier smoothie but keep in mind that this will dilute the pineapple and coconut flavors.

Add your yoghurt. I used 2 very heaped teaspoons of Greek yoghurt. Add more for a creamier smoothie but keep in mind that this will dilute the pineapple and coconut flavors.

5
Since this smoothie lacks my usual leafy greens and oats I supplement with added fiber. This is my fiber of choice. Keyword: Gentle 😊

Since this smoothie lacks my usual leafy greens and oats I supplement with added fiber. This is my fiber of choice. Keyword: Gentle 😊

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Add a heaped teaspoon of fiber.

Add a heaped teaspoon of fiber.

7
Sprinkle in a few dried goji berries for your superfood fix.

Sprinkle in a few dried goji berries for your superfood fix.

8
I always add a protein source to my smoothies to increase the nutritional value and keep me feeling satisfied. Peanut butter is my go-to but that won't work here so I add a scoop of protein powder.

I always add a protein source to my smoothies to increase the nutritional value and keep me feeling satisfied. Peanut butter is my go-to but that won't work here so I add a scoop of protein powder.

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Add 2 heaped teaspoons of coconut.

Add 2 heaped teaspoons of coconut.

10
Start your blender on the low setting.

Start your blender on the low setting.

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With the blender running remove the filler cap and add 1/2 a fresh or frozen banana.

With the blender running remove the filler cap and add 1/2 a fresh or frozen banana.

12
Drop in your ice cubes.

Drop in your ice cubes.

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Once you are happy that the ice cubes are blended, turn up your blender to a high setting for about 10 seconds.

Once you are happy that the ice cubes are blended, turn up your blender to a high setting for about 10 seconds.

14
Pour and garnish with a pineapple piece and a sprinkle of coconut. Enjoy!

Pour and garnish with a pineapple piece and a sprinkle of coconut. Enjoy!

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