Smoothies make mixing fruit very easy and really tasty as well. A perfect example is this Pineapple Strawberry smoothie with bananas. Try this one soon. Adding Chia seed is optional but it will provide a great deal of nutritional value including omega-3 fatty acids without changing the results of the recipe.
Its also easy to turn this Pineapple Strawberry 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 noticeable taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results.
In your favorite blender mix:
- 1 can of pineapple pieces in natural juice, not drained
- 2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries
- 1 frozen banana, peeled and sliced
- 2 cups cold fat free soy milk or milk
- Ice to taste
- 1 tbsp Chia seed
Pineapple Strawberry Smoothie