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Sometimes there is nothing more refreshing than cold fresh pineapple. And, if you are looking for fruit nutrition with a tang, this pineapple banana smoothie mix might be the perfect answer.

Its also easy to turn this Pineapple Banana smoothie treat into a nutrition powerhouse just by adding a tablespoon of Chia seed. Chia is a natural seed that adds a large measure of nutrition including heart healthy, cholesterol fighting omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Even better, unlike Flax, Chia doesn’t have a taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results.

n your favorite blender mix:

-2 cups of fresh Pineapple -or if you cannot find fresh substitute with frozen or canned
-2 medium Bananas cut into chunks*
-1 cup of cold Pineapple juice (Dole makes a great pineapple juice!)
-1 tablespoon Chia seed

*If you use frozen, use one cup and then start with only 1/2 cup of juice and add to reach the consistency you want.

Pineapple Banana Smoothie

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