A lot of us have a collection of healthy fruit smoothie recipes because they are easy to make and taste good. But others don’t understand how much healthy nutrition a well made smoothie can add. This Pineapple Orange smoothie is a case in point. If you are looking for a shot of vitamin C as well as other good stuff, this is a smoothie recipe you should try.
Pineapples very high in vitamin C and also provide dietary fiber, vitamins A, Calcium and Iron. Plus they are very low in saturated fats, sodium, and cholesterol.
Orange juice also has a lot of vitamin C as well as vitamin A. Like Pineapple Orange is low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium.
Carrots give you a lot of vitamin A, C, B6, and Iron. Like Pineapple Orange above, carrots are also very low in both saturated fat and cholesterol.
When blended together in this smoothie recipe you get a whole day’s worth of nutrition in a single glass.
In your favorite blender mix:
- 1 cup Pineapple Juice
- 1 cup Orange Juice
- 1/2 cup Low fat vanilla Greek yogurt
- 1 1/1/2 cups grated carrot (grated will mix better than sliced)
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1 tablespoon Chia seed
- Ice to taste