Summer of Smoothies (week 9): Pineapple Smoothie

Pineapple Smoothie | Very Culinary

by Amy Flanigan on July 26, 2013 · 7 comments

I’ll always remember a few things about meeting Paul – he wore these super cute tennis shoes, could recite movie lines like nobody’s business, loved dill pickle potato chips more than life itself, and could eat a pineapple like it was the last one ever to be grown on earth.

Not much has changed 10 years later. 

I never used to buy pineapple that much. I think I always had it in my head that it’s just too much of a pain to deal with. And too expensive to buy already cut up. Until the OXO ratcheting pineapple slicer came into my life.

Now I buy it all the time. It’s one of my favorite fruits to include in recipes as seen in my Grilled Hawaiian Chicken Sandwiches, Hawaiian Pork SlidersThai Chicken Curry Wraps, Pineapple and Coconut Rice, Pineapple Nilla Dip, and …there’s just so many.

But I’ve also loved cutting it up and freezing the pieces for smoothies this summer.

Pineapple Smoothie | Very Culinary

Paul is happy happy.

Pineapple Smoothie
Serves 2
Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients
• 1 cup light coconut milk
• 2 cups low fat vanilla frozen yogurt
• 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks

Directions
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

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Check out the entire series!
Week 1: Strawberries and Cream Smoothie
Week 2: Carrot Cake Smoothie
Week 3: Skinny Root Beer Smoothie
Week 4: Apple Pie Smoothie
Week 5: Red, White, Blue Smoothies
Week 6: Mango-Orange Smoothie
Week 7: Cookies and Cream Smoothie
Week 8: Watermelon Slushie

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Maureen August 31, 2013 at 4:51 pm

http://pinterest.com/cntrygrlms/yummies/

This one sounds yummy too !!

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Joanne July 28, 2013 at 2:13 pm

Seriously, that oxo pineapple cutter is a godsend! i never ate pineapple before it but now…overload.

Hopefully that overload will be in smoothie form this week!

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pam (Sidewalk Shoes) July 27, 2013 at 6:17 pm

I never thought about freezing pineapple to use in smoothies!

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madscar July 27, 2013 at 1:28 am

This is amazing!I love it:)

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Melanie @ Just Some Salt and Pepper July 26, 2013 at 9:30 pm

Mmmm I love this combination! I’ve never heard of dill pickle potato chips, but I would probably like them as well!

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Pam July 26, 2013 at 10:33 am

The ratcheting tool is awesome. Now you can use the empty pineapple “shell” and make yourself a tropical drink.

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Mom July 26, 2013 at 8:26 am

This looks like another simple smoothie to add to my “to try” list and that OXO ratcheting pineapple slicer looks like a good kitchen tool. I can’t remember seeing it before.

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