The Pineapple Express

The Pineapple Express – A Healthy Tropical Summer Shake

A nutritious healthy summer smoothie packed with iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, biotin, omega-3s, vitamins A, B(B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9), C, E, K… Perfect to get you aboard the pineapple express and get you feeling good about the rest of your day!

Fruit Veg

Ingredients:

  • Handful Of Kale
  • Handful Of Spinach
  • 2 Wedges Of Watermelon
  • ½ Pineapple
  • 1 Cooked Beetroot
  • 1 Kiwi
  • 1 Pear
  • 1 Nectarine
  • 1 Celery
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Passion Fruit
  • A Thumb Of Ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons Ground Flax Seeds
  • 3 Tablespoons Raw Cacao Nibs
  • 2 Scoops Whey Protein Powder (only add if you exercise regularly and are looking to put on weight)
  • 1 Tablespoon MCT Oil
  • ½ Pint Of Water
  • 12 Ice Cubes

Method:

1.  Wash your ingredients.

2. Separate your watermelon from the skin, and deseed it.

3. Peel your ginger, pineapple, lemon and kiwi.

4. Chop the fruit and veg into chunks.

Fruit Veg

5. Chuck half of them into your blender.

6. Add the Whey, flax seeds and the raw cacao nibs.

cacao flax seeds and whey

7. Throw in the rest of your fruit and veg into the blender (if struggling for space grab a potato masher and squish them down).

8. Attach your blender to the rest of it (this step is important if the bottom of your blender leaks when you add liquid).

9. Add the MCT oil and water.

mct oil ice

10. Mix until the consistency looks smooth.

11. Add 8 ice cubes, and mix again.

12. When the ice has mixed in and the shake looks nice and creamy, detach the blender and pour out as desired.

healthy nutritious protein shake

Perfect as a light healthy breakfast for the family, share with your flatmates or just something to sip on throughout the day!

Or add some nutty granola, walnuts, raw cacao nibs, pineapple, watermelon and turn it into a healthy delicious smoothie bowl!

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