Alison Ebright

Green Pina Colada Smoothie

Hey everyone!  It’s Ali here, from Gimme Some Oven, and I’m stoked to be joining BHG and Delish Dish to share a month of tasty drink recipes with you.  Because while I love to create delicious meals, especially the quick and easy and seasonable ones that I usually share on my blog, I always love to serve up a good drink to go along with it.  Sometimes those include cocktails, sometimes a refreshing glass of freshly-brewed iced tea, or sometimes even just a simple fruit- or herb-infused water.  But when it comes to breakfast, most days of the week my glass is filled with a big green smoothie.  And as you might have guessed from the title, that’s what we’re talking about today!

I don’t know if you have looked at the section of smoothie recipes on BHG’s website recently, but there are tons of fabulous recipes to choose from!

I happen to be obsessed with keeping fresh pineapple on hand.  And I happen to also love coconut.  So when I ran across their pina colada smoothie recipe, I knew it sounded right up my alley.  But I can’t resist throwing a big handful of spinach into just about every smoothie that I make.  So I decided to turn this one into a green pina colada smoothie.  It’s super easy to make!

Just start with some delicious fresh pineapple.

Add in your coconut milk (I subbed in the lighter coconut milk from the carton, instead of the can), and some bananas.

Then add in your yogurt (I used plain lowfat Greek) and some honey (well hello there, bear!).

Then finish it off with a splash of vanilla and a big handful of fresh spinach.

Pop that lid on, and blend it all up to green perfection.

The result?  A sweet, healthy, rich, and delicious smoothie that is perfect for breakfast or any meal of the day.  Now this Kansas girl just needs a beach to go with this pina colada smoothie.  ;)

So hop on over to the recipe page for this Pina Colada Smoothie and blend up one for yourself!

7 Responses to “ Green Pina Colada Smoothie ”

  1. [...] this version packs a little surprise to turn it green, and I’m sharing all about it today on Better Homes & Gardens’ Delish Dish blog. If you love pineapple and coconut, you’d better check it [...]

  2. I could totally get down with one of these for breakfast!

  3. Would this work with kale instead of spinach?

  4. Any suggestions for what can be used in place of the yogurt for those who don’t do dairy?

  5. [...] you in our Month of Drinks.  In case you missed it, we began with a healthy (and non-alcoholic) Green Pina Colada Smoothie, followed by some lovely Strawberry Sangria.  Then this week, we are moving on to one of my [...]

  6. Thank you very much for the Bear In The Big Blue House line. At least someone else remembers him. And your drink recipe… just excellent.

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