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Pina Colada Smoothie

Introduction:

The Pina Colada Smoothie, a refreshing and tropical drink, offers a delightful blend of flavors that make it a favorite choice for those looking for a respite from the heat or just indulging in exotic flavors. This creamy concoction, originally from Puerto Rico, has gained worldwide acclaim, not only for its delicious combination of coconut, pineapple and rum, but also as a non-alcoholic treat suitable for all ages. Also for its versatility. Its creation is relatively straightforward and can be tailored to personal preferences. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll explain the process of making a pina colada smoothie, a delightful blend of ingredients that dance in harmony on the palate.

 

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups of pineapple chunks (fresh and frozen)
  • 1 cup of coconut milk (or any other milk)
  • 1/2 cup of coconut cream (or whipped cream)
  • 1 medium size banana (peeled and frozen)
  • 2-3 tbsp of honey
  • 1/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of ice cubes (optional)
  • fresh Pineapple slice (for garnish)

 

Pina Colada Smoothie

 

Instructions:

  • Add the pineapple chunks, banana, coconut milk, coconut cream, greek yogurt, and honey (if you prefer a sweeter taste) in a blender.
  • If you like your smoothie cold, add a few ice cubes.
  • Blend until the mixture is smooth and creamy. You can adjust the consistency by adding more almond milk if needed.
  • If your smoothie is too thick, you can add a bit of water to reach your desired texture.
  • Remember, you’re in control of the smoothie’s consistency. Some prefer it thick and creamy, while others like it more liquid. Adjust it according to your taste.
  • Pour your pina colada smoothie into a tall glass, garnish it with a pineapple slice or a fresh cherries, and your healthy and delicious drink is ready to enjoy.
  • Serve in to two galasses. Serve immediately for best taste and refrigerate up to 2 days.

 

Nutrition:

  • Serving:  1 glass
  • Calories:   233.3
  • Carbohydrates:  9.5g
  • Protein:   7.6g
  • Fat:  4.7g
  • Sugar:  22.3g

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