Pineapple Lime Smoothie

Pineapple Lime Smoothie Recipe
Pineapple Lime Smoothie Recipe
photo by PerfectSmoothie

An interesting twist on a virgin pina colada, this smoothie will take you to the tropics! The mint leaves make it even more refreshing. If it is too tart, try it with less lime juice. Coconut water is known for its hydrating properties and has a natural balance of electrolytes. Pineapple contains bromelain, a protease enzyme that helps muscles heal after exercise. Mint leaves have long been used to aid in digestion, and mint oil has been shown to reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome by relaxing the smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal tract. Enjoy this tasty smoothie recipe as a medicinal treat for your muscles and digestive system.

Ingredients: 
1 1/4 cups frozen pineapple chunks
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp fresh mint
1 cup coconut water
Instructions: 
  1. Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.
Tips: 
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Rating: 

Average: 4.2 (13 votes)

Preparation Overview
Prep Time: 3 mins.
Blend Time: 2 mins.
Total Time: 5 mins.
Yield: This recipe makes 1 serving, equal to 1 pint (12 ounces).
Nutrition Summary
Serving Size: 12 oz
Calories: 162
Protein: 0.3 grams
Fat: 0.1 grams
Carbs: 34.8 grams
*data is for 1 serving
Detailed Nutrition Data
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1 serving (388.7 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories
162
Calories from Fat
1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.1g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.0g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
162mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
34.8g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
33.0g
Protein
0.3g
Vitamin A 8% • Vitamin C 233%
Calcium 8% • Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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