Try this Banana Pineapple smoothie mix for a sunny taste of the tropics you can enjoy any time of year. If you want, this is a great smoothie to add Chia seed. Chia will disappear into the mix but still deliver a whole lot of nutrient goodness including heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Its also really very easy to turn this Banana Pineapple 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.
In your favorite blender mix:
- 1 cup of sliced bananas
- 1 1/2 cups Pineapple-Orange Juice
- 1 cup ice cubes
- 3/4 cup pineapple (diced)
- 1/2 cup frozen vanilla yogurt
- 1 tbsp. sweetened flake coconut
- Optional: 1 tbsp. Chia seed
Blend until smooth and enjoy!