Vegan Pineapple Smoothie

June 25, 2022
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This healthy and refreshing Vegan Pineapple Smoothie recipe is the perfect drink, especially for the summer days.

You can prepare this pineapple smoothie as a breakfast or snack with just a few ingredients. This smoothie recipe, which is a combination of tropical flavors, is ideal for vegetarian and vegans.

With this pineapple smoothie, you'll feel refreshed after every sip. This dairy-free and sugar-free tropical fruit smoothie will be a staple beverage this summer.

Pineapple Smoothie
Taste Score: %88
Difficulty Easy
Servings 1 people
Preparation 10 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 10 mins

Tips

  • Use frozen fruits. This gives the smoothie a denser and creamier consistency.
  • Slice pineapple and bananas before freezing. Freeze the fruit on a parchment-lined tray. Then store it in an airtight container or freezer bag.
  • Taste the pineapples. Make sure to use sweet pineapple to make smoothies. You can skip the sugar or sweetener if the pineapple is too sweet.
  • If using fresh pineapple, add ice cubes to the recipe. In this way, you can make a creamy-textured and cold smoothie.
  • You can also add mango or peach to this recipe.
  • Use freshly squeezed juice. Store-bought juices can contain a lot of sugar.
  • You can also use milk or coconut water instead of orange juice.
  • You can use whole milk or plant-based milk such as almond milk, coconut milk, oat milk or cashew milk.
  • You can make a pina colada by adding coconut milk and shredded coconut to this recipe
  • You can use sugar or sweetener instead of fresh juice. If you want to sweeten the smoothie, you can add sweeteners such as sugar, honey, agave nectar, stevia, maple syrup, or dates.
  • Add lemon juice to boost the citrus flavor.
  • When making smoothies, put liquid and hard ingredients in the blender first.
  • For a more intense pineapple flavor, use vanilla extract.
  • If the smoothie is too thick, add more juice.
  • If the smoothie is too watery, add more frozen fruit.
  • You can add greek yogurt, cashew butter, chia seeds, or vanilla protein powder as protein to the recipe.
  • You can use a food processor or a high-speed blender.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Freeze the fruit in advance. Peel the pineapple and remove the core. Cut them into cubes and freeze them on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Similarly, peel and slice ripe bananas. Then freeze on a large baking sheet. For the smoothie, take the frozen fruit out of the freezer.
  2. Juice the carrot in the food processor.
  3. Add frozen pineapple, banana, orange juice, and carrot juice to a bowl and mix. Blend until you get a smooth and creamy consistency.
  4. Add sweetener to your taste or skip this step.
  5. Pour smoothies into glasses. Garnish with sliced pineapple and serve it.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Pineapple Smoothie
Serves 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories308
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.9 g1.2%
Sodium 89 mg3.9%
Protein 4.2 g8.4%
Potassium 1241 mg26.4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

How To Make a Pineapple Smoothie?

To make banana pineapple smoothie, use frozen fruits and vegetables. First, mix the liquid and hard ingredients. Then add the frozen banana, pineapple and optional sweetener.

In this vegan pineapple smoothie recipe, you can use dairy-free almond milk, coconut milk, or oat milk instead of fresh orange juice. You can also add vegan sweeteners.

To make a keto pineapple smoothie, use coconut milk and ice instead of caloric foods like bananas and yogurt. Choose keto sweeteners as sweeteners.

How To Freeze Pineapple?

You can increase the shelf life of fresh and ripe pineapples by freezing them. Here are the steps for freezing a whole pineapple:

  • Peel and cut the pineapple. First, cut the green part of the pineapple with a sharp knife. Cut the pineapple in half lengthwise to remove the outer skin. Remove the core of the pineapple and cut it into slices.
  • Put the pineapples on the baking tray. Place parchment paper, greaseproof paper or a silicone baking mat on the baking tray. Spread the pineapple pieces in a single layer on the baking sheet.
  • Freeze pineapples. Keep the baking tray in the freezer for at least 1 hour. Then place the pineapple pieces in an airtight container or freezer bag and store them in the freezer. This way, you can store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.

How To Store Pineapple Smoothie?

It is best to consume this smoothie immediately after preparing it. However, you can store it in the refrigerator in a sealed container or jar for one day.

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Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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