Brit + Co Guides Logo

How to make a piña colada power smoothie (virgin)

Make a Piña Colada Power Smoothie (Virgin)

10
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Add 1/3 cup of water or coconut water to your blender. You can skip this step and double the amount of milk (step 2) for a creamier result.

Add 1/3 cup of water or coconut water to your blender. You can skip this step and double the amount of milk (step 2) for a creamier result.

Add 1/3 cup milk or coconut milk.

Add 1/3 cup milk or coconut milk.

Add your pineapple. I used 2 slices of canned pineapple but frozen or fresh would work well. Bonus: if using canned pineapple, add a splash of the juice for extra sweetness!

Add your pineapple. I used 2 slices of canned pineapple but frozen or fresh would work well. Bonus: if using canned pineapple, add a splash of the juice for extra sweetness!

Add your yoghurt. I used 2 very heaped teaspoons of Greek yoghurt. Add more for a creamier smoothie but keep in mind that this will dilute the pineapple and coconut flavors.

Add your yoghurt. I used 2 very heaped teaspoons of Greek yoghurt. Add more for a creamier smoothie but keep in mind that this will dilute the pineapple and coconut flavors.

Since this smoothie lacks my usual leafy greens and oats I supplement with added fiber. This is my fiber of choice. Keyword: Gentle \ud83d\ude0a

Since this smoothie lacks my usual leafy greens and oats I supplement with added fiber. This is my fiber of choice. Keyword: Gentle 😊

Add a heaped teaspoon of fiber.

Add a heaped teaspoon of fiber.

Sprinkle in a few dried goji berries for your superfood fix.

Sprinkle in a few dried goji berries for your superfood fix.

I always add a protein source to my smoothies to increase the nutritional value and keep me feeling satisfied. Peanut butter is my go-to but that won't work here so I add a scoop of protein powder.

I always add a protein source to my smoothies to increase the nutritional value and keep me feeling satisfied. Peanut butter is my go-to but that won't work here so I add a scoop of protein powder.

Add 2 heaped teaspoons of coconut.

Add 2 heaped teaspoons of coconut.

Start your blender on the low setting.

Start your blender on the low setting.

With the blender running remove the filler cap and add 1/2 a fresh or frozen banana.

With the blender running remove the filler cap and add 1/2 a fresh or frozen banana.

Drop in your ice cubes.

Drop in your ice cubes.

Once you are happy that the ice cubes are blended, turn up your blender to a high setting for about 10 seconds.

Once you are happy that the ice cubes are blended, turn up your blender to a high setting for about 10 seconds.

Pour and garnish with a pineapple piece and a sprinkle of coconut. Enjoy!

Pour and garnish with a pineapple piece and a sprinkle of coconut. Enjoy!

  • 1/3c Water or coconut water
  • 1/3c Milk or coconut milk
  • 1/2c Pineapple (frozen, canned or fresh)
  • 1/4c Yoghurt (plain or Greek)
  • 1.0tsp Fiber
  • 1.0tsp Goji berries (dried)
  • 1.0Tbsp Protein powder
  • 1.0Tbsp Coconut (grated)
  • 1/2 Banana (frozen or fresh)
  • 4.0 Ice cubes
  • Blender
  • Measuring cup