This pineapple green smoothie recipe has a nice creamy texture and sweet pineapple flavor – which is what makes it so refreshing. It’s a great way to get the vitamins, minerals and essential gut flora your body needs to thrive! Oh, I almost forgot about the greens – I promise you won’t even know this has spinach! Your taste-buds might think this is a pina colada!
Tropical Pineapple Green Smoothie – Key Health Benefits
Pineapple is a super sweet fruit full of vitamin C, making it valuable for strengthening the immune system. It is also a great source of manganese – a nutrient that aids metabolism and sugar regulation while also helping to strengthen bones and connective tissue in your body. Pineapple also has Bromelain, a proteolytic enzyme that helps with pain and inflammation in the body.
Spinach is loaded with vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A and C, calcium, magnesium and iron.
Avocados contain potassium, which can often be a neglected part of your daily diet. They also give you a lot of fiber. In fact, one avocado can provide nearly half of the daily recommended value! But the best reason to consume avocados daily is due to their healthy fats! Feed and nourish your brain and body with essential fats (yes FAT IS GOOD!).
If you decide to swap out the water liquid base for non-dairy milk like almond milk or coconut milk, these are great alternatives to dairy milk as they are rich in natural B vitamins and minerals like phosphorous and magnesium!
Tropical Bliss Pineapple Smoothie Recipe
Make sure you have a good blender and this recipe should only take a few minutes of your time to make! Note, you can also turn this into a pineapple coconut smoothie or strawberry pineapple smoothie simply by swapping out the liquid base and frozen fruit in the ingredients below!
Prep Time 1 minute Cook Time 1 minute Total Time 2 minutes Servings 2 servings Calories 250 kcal
¾ cup water (you can also substitute your favorite non-dairy milk like almond milk, oat milk or coconut milk and I’ve used coconut water too which makes a tasty coconut smoothie!).
2 1/2 cups frozen organic pineapple chunks (look for the bags on sale at your local grocery). If you choose to add fresh pineapple, reduce to 2 cups and add 1/2 cups ice cubes.
1 medium ripe avocado halved and pitted
2 cups spinach (or your favorite green like boston lettuce or even kale)
Often, many people don’t even realize they have a leaky gut which usually results from an autoimmune disease. To help restore the gut and body, you must pay close attention to your diet.
One of my favorite ways to help restore the gut and soothe inflammation is to eat foods that are anti-inflammatory and rich in essential gut-friendly nutrients and probiotics like you’ll find in these AIP smoothie recipes.
All you need is a good blender to start benefiting from nature’s amazing healing foods.
It doesn’t matter if you are on a paleo diet, vegan gluten-free diet, or somewhere in between, we’ve created a list of delicious gut healing smoothie recipes that you can easily modify for your own personal dietary preferences.
After reading this, you’ll be on the path to reducing inflammation and healing your gut, one sip at a time!
Coconut Mango Spinach Smoothie
If you were recently diagnosed with an autoimmune disease and are following the autoimmune protocol, or if you are just beginning to add green smoothie recipes into your diet, it can be hard to adjust to the flavor of recipes containing leafy green vegetables. This kid-friendly Coconut Mango Spinach Smoothie uses foods that will promote good digestion and won’t trigger any “flare-ups” when you drink it. You can also add your favorite plant protein powders to this recipe like hemp protein, to boost the amino acid profile.
This five-ingredient Peppermint Smoothie recipe contains vitamins and minerals that promote a stronger immune system by providing essential gut flora. This works for paleo diets and vegan gluten-free diets – you can choose how you want to customize this to meet your dietary needs.
Kefir Gut Healing Smoothie
Fermented foods are great for an AIP diet since they are loaded with probiotics. This coconut water, Kefir Gut Healing Smoothie recipe contains lots of Vitamin B12, magnesium, and other important nutrients. Kefir contains a number of good probiotics, making it a prime option for a smoothie. Get ready to feel lessened symptoms from your leaky gut!
Healing Pineapple Smoothie
Herbs, spices, fruits, and vegetables are all packed into this Healing Pineapple Smoothie. With natural anti-inflammatory ingredients (such as turmeric), it’s the perfect smoothie to drink when you want to begin healing from the inside out.
Gut Healing Smoothie
Kale and spinach are two leafy greens that help with the healing process for your body. This Gut Healing Smoothie contains superfoods and beneficial ingredients full of fiber in order to help combat your leaky gut and symptoms resulting from your autoimmune disorder. The interesting mix of ingredients makes for a unique and original flavor. You can also add collagen protein (gelatin) or whey protein (for non-vegans) to boost the amino acid profile. If you are vegan, try a plant-based protein powder.
Healing Turmeric Smoothie
Don’t like the taste of most green smoothie recipes? Try this Healing Turmeric Smoothie recipe with fruits and vegetables like carrots, mangos, and papayas. All ingredients have healing properties, and it tastes delicious!
Chocolate Protein Smoothie
Following an Autoimmune Protocol diet does not mean you should miss out on your favorite tasty treats. This Chocolate Protein Smoothie is like a banana smoothie but with a twist: it uses ingredients like avocados (rich in healthy fats), bananas, and non-dairy milk such as coconut milk to create a recipe that tastes like a dessert. Regulate your immune system while you sip on something sweet!
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Because dairy is not a health-positive food group, you may think this AIP smoothie recipe will lack creaminess – but this Pumpkin Pie Smoothie shows you that is not the case! By using pumpkin, dairy-free coconut milk and avocado, this recipe maintains a creamy consistency while still working to regulate your hormones, provide healthy fat and support your immune system.
Blackberry Turmeric Smoothie Bowl
Smoothie bowls are a fun twist on smoothies. But you can easily add these ingredients into your favorite blender and enjoy on the go! Turmeric is a strong fighter of inflammation, and blackberries are a powerful fruit full of antioxidants. With these two ingredients and multiple sources of protein, this Blackberry Turmeric Smoothie should work to alleviate symptoms of chronic symptoms while helping restore your gut biology. Feel free to swap out the blackberries for strawberries or blueberries.
Blueberry Mint Smoothie – The Perfect AIP Breakfast
If you have mint tea in the cabinet and are looking to do something different with it, this Blueberry Mint Smoothie is a perfect excuse to use it! Enjoy this for a morning breakfast or even an afternoon snack. The blueberries in this recipe are naturally sweet and rich in antioxidants. The avocados create a creamy texture and provide the essential fats our body craves. If you don’t like blueberries, I am sure you can swap for other berries like strawberries.
Lettuce is a great leafy green with ample benefit (I suggest trying boston lettuce). If you don’t like the texture of green smoothies, spice things up with this Sunrise Smoothie recipe. It has the bold and powerful flavor of pineapple; orange; and grapefruit, you will forget you are eating anything green I promise! You can drink this healthy smoothie recipe for breakfast or any other time in the day.
Do any of these recipes sound delicious to you? Have you tried them? Did they help? Let us know which you liked best! By drinking these AIP smoothie recipes rich in vitamins; minerals; antioxidants; and more, we hope you start feeling the benefits all of these smoothies have to offer!
If you are following the paleo diet, you are going to love the benefits of these delicious paleo green smoothies – we’ve hand selected the most satisfying recipes you have to try – even if you don’t eat a paleo diet, these green smoothie recipes are easy to make and full of yummy fruits and vegetables to help you feel more energized and cleanse your body!
1. 3 Ingredient Green Smoothie
Sometimes simplicity is key – and this 3 ingredient smoothie proves it. All you have to do is toss everything in the blender and mix it up. This 3 Ingredient Green Smoothie recipe could not be easier!
2. Fruit-Free Green Smoothie
Many green smoothies use bananas and other fruit, which can be frustrating if you are not a big banana fan or if you aren’t looking for something quite that sweet. This Fruit-Free Green Smoothie recipe is full of nutritional value and has low sugar content!
3. Kale Avocado Banana Green Smoothie
Kale and avocados are a couple of the most beneficial ingredients – so why not pack them into a smoothie? This Kale Avocado Banana Green Smoothie is creamy, flavorful, and full of nutritious foods. As well, the bright green color totally adds to the experience!
4. Addicting Paleo Green Smoothie
Green smoothies can be difficult to get right from the beginning. You can end up with some unsatisfactory combinations. This Addicting Paleo Green Smoothie recipe is creamy and delicious, making it a perfect place to start for those unfamiliar with making green smoothies!
5. Kiwi Super Green Smoothie
This Kiwi Super Green Smoothie recipe combines kiwis, spinach, chia, ginger, and more for a smoothie that helps your digestive system run smoothly. Great source of vitamin C!
6. Paleo Green Breakfast Smoothie
This Paleo Green Breakfast Smoothie keeps things sweet with strawberries and oranges, but also has kale to keep things green and packed with nutritional value. This recipe takes less than ten minutes, making it a quick to-go option for any morning!
7. Mango Avocado and Spinach Smoothie
Despite being green, the mango flavor really stands out in this Mango Avocado and Spinach Smoothie. This is great as a snack during the day and is even sweet enough to be a dessert. If you are trying to convince a non-believer that green smoothies are delicious, make this recipe!
Let us know how you enjoyed the recipes. Which was your favorite? If you can’t find something that matches what you enjoy, let us help you find something more fitting for you!
Green tea smoothies are all the rage – they help give you energy and keep you feeling your best…
Green tea alone is loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Maybe that’s why the Buddhist monks adore matcha so much?
You’ll feel a quick energy buzz with a kick of natural caffeine. You’ll also find L-theanine and catechins in good quality matcha green tea. Plus you’ll help your immune system and help control your weight.
Here’s 10 of the best green tea smoothie recipes from our favorite blogs!
1. Mango Green Tea Smoothie
Green tea tastes great on its own, but wouldn’t it be great to mix it with something naturally sweet? This Mango Green Tea Smoothie recipe mixes in mangos, bananas, spinach and more for a rich flavor that packs a nutritious punch.
2. Green Tea Frappuccino
If you are looking to rev up your metabolism, matcha green tea powder is the way to go. This Green Tea Frappuccino recipe is a great option when trying to burn fat and keep energy levels high. The recipe uses pure maple syrup to sweeten up the Frappuccino naturally.
3. Pineapple Green Tea Smoothie
This Pineapple Green Tea Smoothie recipe gives you a delightful tropical taste in the morning – making for a great breakfast. The fiber content, vitamins, and antioxidants in this smoothie keep your belly full and your body happy. Just mix up the ingredients and you’re ready to go!
4. Blueberry Matcha Smoothie
While you may never have thought about putting cashews in your smoothie, you will wonder why after making this Blueberry Matcha Smoothie recipe. With avocado, spinach, sunflower seeds and more, this recipe is jam-packed with protein.
5. Super Green Tea Antioxidant Smoothie
What has 14 grams of protein and 171% of your daily Vitamin C? This Super Green Tea Antioxidant Smoothie! This recipe combines fruits and vegetables, helping you with your vitamin and protein intake for the day. Great option for breakfast – gets your day started the right way!
6. Green Grapefruit Smoothie
For the taste of citrus in the morning, this Green Grapefruit Smoothie is the way to go! With grapefruit and lime, you are sure to get that tangy delicious treat you love – with tons of additional benefits when compared to fruit juice alone. Simply blend and sip!
7. Creamy Banana Matcha Smoothie
For a creamy vegan treat, this Creamy Banana Matcha Smoothie recipe is perfect. There are just five ingredients: banana, non-dairy milk, matcha, maple syrup, and ice! It doesn’t get any easier than this.
8. Green Tea and Kiwi Smoothie
This Green Tea and Kiwi Smoothie recipe boasts about its ability to help smooth your skin. With just 5 ingredients, you can make this recipe in 5 minutes. Great for when you are on the go!
9. Green Tea Kiwi-Berry Smoothie
With green tea, kale, kiwi and more, this Green Tea Kiwi-Berry Smoothie gives you a boost of fiber and protein in the morning. All you have to do with this recipe is mix the ingredients and blend. Quick and easy!
10. Lemon, Ginger & Green Tea Smoothie
For a flavor as lively as you will be after drinking your smoothie, this is the ideal choice. Filled with hemp seed, matcha, kale, and more, this Lemon, Ginger & Green Tea Smoothie is sure to get you energized and ready to rock!
Hopefully you found a recipe that satisfies you. Let us know what you liked! If you need any more suggestions, let us know and we can help you find the green tea smoothie recipe that fits you best.