Pineapple Blueberry Smoothie (Dairy-Free)

My love for pineapples runs real deep! They are just so juicy and sweet and pack tons of healthy nutrients. Not only that but it’s great to use on the face too, as an exfoliating mask – but that’s a whole ‘nother post! 🙂

 

pineapple
photo source: livescience.com

 

Pineapple Health Benefits

  • Arthritis Management
  • Immune System
  • Tissue and Cellular Health
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Digestion
  • Coughs and Colds
  • Bone Health
  • Oral Health
  • Eye Health
  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Circulation

 

Blueberries are ALSO fantastic! They are literally, nature’s perfect little anti-aging fruit.

 

Basket-of-blueberries
photo source: blueberrycouncil.org

Blueberry Health Benefits

  • Maintaining healthy bones
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Managing diabetes
  • Warding off heart disease
  • Preventing cancer
  • Improving mental health
  • Healthy digestion
  • Weight loss and satiety
  • Fighting wrinkles

 

Now, onto the smoothie recipe…

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PINEAPPLE BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE

 

Serves 1 person

Dairy-Free / Vegan / Paleo

Author: Cynthia of OneSpicyPepper.com

  

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 fresh banana
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup water (or you can use coconut milk for a creamier tasting smoothie)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Blend everything, and enjoy!

 

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