Healthy Pina Colada Smoothie

Healthy Pina Colada Smoothie

Pina Colada Smoothie recipe – Two Ways!

If you like Pina Coladas, then this healthy Pina Colada Smoothie recipe is for you! Made with fresh pineapple, coconut and Greek yogurt, this pina colada smoothie is a fantastic healthy snack or breakfast idea!

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If you like Pina Coladas, then this healthy Pina Colada Smoothie recipe is for you! Made with fresh pineapple, coconut and Greek yogurt, this pina colada smoothie is a fantastic healthy snack or breakfast idea!

In my opinion, nothing says summer like a really great smoothie.  When I was a kid, my dad would make us peach smoothies. I remember this being such a treat. My brothers and I would get so excited, especially if fresh peaches were in season. However, growing up in South Dakota, fresh peaches were only available for a couple weeks in August. The majority of the time, my dad had to open up a can of store-bought peaches. Either way, we loved the smoothies he made.

This Pina Colada Smoothie recipe has the the same great flavor as that yummy peach smoothie my dad use to make. This smoothie delivers excellent texture, flavor, and just the perfect amount of sweetness. It’s also a fantastic way to enjoy a healthy breakfast or snack.

Here’s how this delicious Pina Colada Smoothie recipe comes together:

Cool, refreshing and delicious! This Pina Colada smoothie is the perfect breakfast or snack any time of day!

This pina colada smoothie recipe is ideal for breakfast or a great snack for you and the kids on a hot afternoon.  With just a bit of prep before hand it literally takes about 5 minutes to have this cool, frosty drink in hand.

What is in a pina colada smoothie?

  • bananas
  • pineapple (fresh is great, but you can also use frozen or canned)
  • coconut milk
  • Greek yogurt
  • pineapple juice
  • flake coconut

(For exact ingredient amounts, be sure to reference the recipe below.)

Cool, refreshing and delicious! This Pina Colada smoothie is the perfect breakfast or snack any time of day!

Pina Colada Smoothie adaptation to a cocktail:

You can also adapt this drink making it a fabulous cocktail and wonderful to sip on the patio at the end of a great summer day. Here’s the adaptation for the Pina Colada cocktail:

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Adaptation for Pina Colada Cocktail:

substitute 1 1/2 c. vanilla ice cream, for the Greek yogurt

add 2-3 oz. of Malibu Rum (add more or less depending on how strong you like it)

Blend and serve.

If you like Pina Coladas, then this healthy Pina Colada Smoothie recipe is for you! Made with fresh pineapple, coconut and Greek yogurt, this pina colada smoothie is a fantastic healthy snack or breakfast idea!

 

If you loved this delicious Pina Colada Smoothie and could you use some more healthy breakfast and snack ideas? Check out some of my other recipes here:

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Blueberry Almond Chia Pudding

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Easy Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Mango Peach Smoothie

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Hey, did you know I wrote the book on smoothies? I’m the author of The Protein Smoothie BibleThe Protein Smoothie Bible by Erin Indahl-Fink, the perfect tool for Healthy Living!

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Here’s the recipe for this delicious Pina Colada Smoothie

Nutrition

Calories

122 cal

Fat

9 g

Carbs

11 g

Protein

1 g
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Serves 3 smoothies

Pina Colada Smoothie Two Ways: Breakfast or Cocktail

Cool, refreshing and delicious! This Pina Colada smoothie is the perfect breakfast or snack any time of day! Add rum to make into a cocktail!

10 minPrep Time

10 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 large bananas, sliced and frozen
  • 1 c. pineapple, frozen (you can use fresh or canned, and freeze) + extra for garnish
  • 1 c. light coconut milk (use regular milk, if you don't have coconut milk available)
  • 1 1/2 c. plain, Greek yogurt (I like Fage)
  • 1/2 c. pineapple juice
  • 3 Tbsp. shredded, coconut + more for garnish

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients into the blender. Blend until smooth. Enjoy right away

Notes

Yield: 3, 8 oz. smoothies or 2 large 12 oz. smoothies

Tags

Courses
Breakfast
Snack
Cooking
Blending
Diet
vegetarian
lacto vegetarian
pescetarian
Allergy
gluten free
egg free
soy free
wheat free
seafood free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free
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If you like Pina Coladas, then this healthy Pina Colada Smoothie recipe is for you! Made with fresh pineapple, coconut and Greek yogurt, this pina colada smoothie is a fantastic healthy snack or breakfast idea!

 

 

Comments

  1. oh yummers!!!
  2. That sounds so refreshing! Must try...
  3. Can't wait to try! Sounds so refreshing
  4. All I can say is YUM!! Thanks for bringing this by Throwback Thursday and Happy New Year~ I'll be pinning this to our Throwback Thursday board.
  5. Sounds and looks delish! Thank you for sharing on Merry Monday! Hope to see ya next week! Kim
  6. Yummy! That looks delicious. I will be featuring this tomorrow night at my Winter Blues Wednesday party. Please stop by and pick up an I've Been Featured button. Thanks. http://diybydesign.blogspot.com
  7. Mother of 3 says
    That looks amazing! Pinned.
  8. Erin, Wow, this drink looks so yummy, both as a smoothie and a drink. Stop by Over The Moon Linky Party since you are being featured. https://eclecticredbarn.blogspot.com/2019/01/over-moon-linky-party_20.html Hugs, Bev

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