You’ll feel like you’re vacationing on a tropical island with these Tropical Sunshine Smoothies, which are packed with color, flavor and nutrients- especially Vitamin C!
Now that winter is over and the weather is starting to warm up, you may be looking for a refreshing drink recipe to cool you down and quench your thirst. My Tropical Sunshine Smoothies are a quick, easy and nutritious drink that you can whip up in minutes. The vibrant yellow color and bright, citrus flavors will make you feel like you’re vacationing on a tropical island.
These Tropical Sunshine Smoothies are packed with several essential vitamins and minerals, especially Vitamin C, which is an important antioxidant. They’re also a very good source of fiber, which is found in the fruit as well as the flaxseed. Flaxseed is also packed with omega-3 fatty acids and phytochemicals, all of which have several beneficial effects on our health. To read more about the health benefits of flaxseed, CLICK HERE.
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Greek yogurt adds a boost of protein and helps thicken the smoothie to give it a nice, creamy consistency. To read more about Greek yogurt, CLICK HERE. This smoothie will fill you up, kickstart your morning, and give you long lasting energy throughout the day. So go ahead and try this recipe- who says you can’t start your next vacation early?
- 6 ounces diced pineapple (about 1 cup)
- 1 medium orange, peeled
- ½ banana, peeled
- ¼ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
- Ice- 1 cup
- 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed (optional)
- Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Garnish glass with a slice of orange or piece of pineapple.