Start your mornings on a sunny note with this naturally sweet Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Citrus Smoothie made with pineapples, orange juice, turmeric, honey, yogurt, lemon, and lime. It truly tastes (and looks!) like a tropical sunrise in a glass with health benefits! Vegan option available!
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I don't know who doesn't love a good smoothie. Haha. Seriously, smoothies are the one thing that is super easy to whip together but tastes so amazing----especially when you put together your favorite ingredients. Plus, it's so convenient and works for children who are picky eaters---as a way to get those fruits + veggies in.
This Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Citrus Smoothie has it all: plenty of nutrients, fruity flavor, and a great texture! There’s no going wrong with this packable, portable and creamy meal. Plus, this Immune-Boosting Strawberry Banana Poppyseed Smoothie is definitely one to try next!
The only piece of kitchen equipment you’ll need to whip this pineapple citrus smoothie up in minutes is a high-speed blender. This is a simple dump-and-go breakfast recipe that’s ideal for busy weekday mornings or as a healthy snack.
Once you have your blender out and ready, add the following ingredients to start making your smoothie:
Whether you're trying to switch things up with the taste of this Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Citrus Smoothie or you just don't like citrus fruits, here's a list of other great fruits that work amazingly with pineapple:
I like to turn my pineapple citrus smoothie into a treat by adding a few garnishes. A sprinkle of chia seeds adds a bit of crunch to the top of the smoothies, while pineapple chunks adds a festive touch. You can also add coconut chips, a scoop of your favorite granola or cereal, or pineapple chunks to make your smoothie pop.
The chia in these smoothies helps them maintain their creamy texture, even you don’t finish the drink right away. Store leftover smoothie in an airtight container or mason jar in the fridge. They’re best enjoyed the same day they’re made.
Perhaps the best health benefit of chia seeds is how rich they are in omega-3 fatty acids. These are the healthy fats that our bodies need but do not produce on their own. Omega-3s help to reduce inflammation and may fight free radicals, reducing the risk of chronic disease.
In addition, chia seeds can be added to almost anything. Add them in other smoothies like this one. Sprinkle them on your sandwich, add some to your morning smoothie, or scoop a tablespoon into your cereal. No matter how you eat them, chia seeds are extremely beneficial to your diet!
Benefits of Chia Seeds + Why You Should Be Using Them—–Convinced yet? Here are some of the top health benefits of chia seeds according to science. I’ve also added some of my favorite recipes to incorporate chia seeds into your everyday meals.
If you’re planning ahead, you can make this Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Citrus Smoothie the night before. Store it in an airtight container or jar in the fridge. In the morning, just give it a good shake or stir in case it separates (that’s normal). The smoothie is best consumed within the same day, or no more than 10 hours later.
If you prefer to eat your smoothie with a spoon, rather than drink it through a straw, make a smoothie bowl! Simply add less milk or use frozen pineapple to give your pineapple citrus smoothie a thicker texture. then add your favorite toppings, including:
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Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Citrus Smoothie.