Spinach Smoothie With Pineapple

Start your day with this simple and delicious smoothie. When you sip this healthy spinach smoothie with pineapple, you’ll experience a burst of tropical flavor!

This vegan smoothie is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and anti-inflammatories, and just requires four ingredients.

This nourishing and filling smoothie is full of nourishing spinach, making it a great option for anyone seeking to increase their vegetable intake.

Additionally, or perhaps more so, if you don’t particularly enjoy such ingredients on their own, in salads, or as side dishes. For example, you might not like eating spinach raw in salads or soups.

A terrific substitute for adding more of this healthy vegetable to your diet is this delicious creamy spinach smoothie with pineapple.

Why Will You Love This Spinach Smoothie?

  • This spinach smoothie can be made in a hurry, it only takes a few minutes. And, you need just four simple ingredients and a few minutes.
  • It is creamy, cold, energizing, and flavorful with spinach & fruit!
  • It’s also vegan and gluten-free, making it suitable for a variety of dietary needs.
  • It is healthy! Spinach, banana, and pineapple give you all vitamins and nutrients your body needs.
  • It is perfect for kids.
  • It makes a wonderful addition to any healthy breakfast.
  • There is absolutely no sugar in this simple pineapple spinach smoothie! Nothing at all, not even honey or agave! It relies on the flavor of the banana and pineapple to add that component.

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So, let’s get started and make a delicious and healthy beverage that’s sure to become a new favorite.

As always scroll down for the detailed recipe, but I suggest you don’t skip reading the important information included in the blurb.

I Love Spinach!

I love spinach because it is a superfood. Spinach’s high nutritional content and low-calorie content are the reasons it is regarded as a superfood.

The following are some of the many ways in which spinach benefits health.

1. Contains Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Neoxanthin and violaxanthin, two anti-inflammatory components that control inflammation, are present in this superfood. Its abundant anti-inflammatory qualities can aid in the prevention of osteoporosis, headaches, migraines, asthma, arthritis, and other conditions. So be sure to include this nutritious leafy green in your normal diet to enjoy its benefits.

2. Prevents Cancer

Carotenoids and zeaxanthin, which are abundant in spinach, can benefit your body and rid itself of free radicals. Because free radicals predispose your body to a variety of diseases, including cancer, spinach is thought to avoid cancer. So, eating spinach regularly will protect you from developing mouth cancer, stomach cancer, and cancer of the esophagus.

3. Improves Immunity

Spinach’s vitamin A content is rumored to improve the body’s entry points, together with the intestinal, respiratory, and mucous membrane systems. Eating just one cup of greens per day gives you energy and keeps you busy all day.

4. Lowers Blood Pressure

According to reports, spinach contains a lot of potassium, which is typically suggested for people with high blood pressure. Potassium lessens the impact of sodium on the body.

5. Prevents Anemia

Spinach contains a significant amount of iron, which can lower your risk of getting anemia. Children, adults, and pregnant women can all benefit from iron. Additionally, iron increases bodily vitality and aids in delivering oxygen to all body cells.

6. Supports Bone Development

Vitamin K, which is present in spinach and helps maintain strong bones, is a confirmation that consuming enough spinach is beneficial for your health.

Additionally, it enhances the body’s intake of calcium. Each cup of spinach includes 250 milligrams of calcium, which is essential for healthy bones and teeth. Your bones are strengthened by calcium, which also maintains the wellness of your bones.

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7. Good For The Eyesight

Lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants present in spinach, aid in maintaining good eyesight. Additionally, it shields you from eye issues like cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. Spinach contains vitamin A, which supports healthy mucous membranes necessary for normal eyesight.

8. Promotes Weight Loss

It is recommended that you include spinach in your weight reduction diet if you want to lose weight because it will benefit you. The low-calorie content of spinach leaves also helps with weight reduction.

Its high fiber content regulates low blood sugar levels, promotes healthy digestion, and avoids constipation. All that is required to improve your health is one serving of greens per day. Spinach fills you up and decreases your hunger. As a result, including it in your regular diet will assist you in many ways.

9. Lowers Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a primary cause of heart disease, renal disease, and strokes. So eating this superfood can help you stay fit and reduce all these risks. A daily serving can help keep your nerves in check and your mind calm. 

10. Relaxes The Body

Spinach helps you sustain a stress-free lifestyle by keeping your mind relaxed. Because it contains a lot of zinc and magnesium, it helps you slumber well at night, which can treat all of your mental illnesses. Your body will benefit from this as well as some much-needed eye relaxation. Therefore, it is undoubtedly beneficial to your health to eat greens at least once per day.

11. Glowing Skin

The most delicate and sensitive part of the body is the skin; therefore, if you want to have smooth, glowing skin, consider eating some spinach. But this leafy green vegetable provides just the perfect amount of beneficial nutrients and minerals to help keep your skin looking healthy and glowing.

Some of the essential nutrients found in spinach include vitamins A, C, and E, as well as vitamin K, which is necessary for maintaining healthy skin.

12. Prevents Acne

Acne is a skin disease that can cause permanent skin scars, damage your skin, and lower your self-confidence in public. It has been shown that eating spinach can decrease acne by reducing inflammation in the skin.

Additionally, you can make a face mask by blending some greens with some water. After that, apply it to your skin and leave it on for 20 minutes. This will decrease inflammation in your face and remove dirt and excess oil that causes acne.

Spinach Smoothie Ingredients:

  • Bananas: Bananas are a popular ingredient in smoothies for good reason. They thicken, sweeten, and give a smoothie a creamy feel. Dates, pears, avocado, or (unsweetened) applesauce can be used in place of the banana.
  • Pineapple: I used fresh pineapple, but of course, you can use canned.
  • Spinach: The main ingredient of this smoothie. Look for fresh, vibrant color spinach. Learn How to Grow Spinach.
  • Almond milk: Unsweetened almond milk is my preferred liquid, but you may substitute any other plant-based milk or even water. The almond milk adds a rich flavor to the smoothie, and if you choose the right kind, it’s a good source of calcium. You can use non-dairy yogurt also.
  • Chia seeds: Add extra protein and fiber
  • Vegan protein powder: adds extra protein which keeps you full for longer.

Ingredients for green detox smoothies in a blender: spinach, bananas, chia seeds

How To Make Spinach Smoothie With Pineapple?

  • Add the banana, pineapple, spinach, almond milk, chia seeds, and vegan protein powder into a blender.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy, about 30-60 seconds..
  • Add the ice and blend again until smooth.
  • Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Substitution And Additions

  • Instead of fresh spinach, you can use frozen spinach, but I’m telling you the flavor and taste will substantially alter. You might like reading: How To Freeze Spinach?
  • I used unsweetened almond milk to make this drink dairy-free. You can, however, replace it with your preferred plant-based milk or any other accessible option, such as soy milk, coconut milk, hemp milk, oat milk, etc.
  • This healthy green smoothie can be made with vegan yogurt.
  • To make your smoothie protein rich stir in a tablespoon or two of peanut or almond butter.
  • For a herbaceous twist, add a few leaves of fresh mint or basil.
  • For enhancing the flavor, add ½ tsp vanilla.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can This Smoothie Be Made The Night Before?

Making this drink and storing it for the night is one thing I won’t suggest. Freshness is key when it comes to enjoying the full flavor of this beverage.

How To Make A Quick Healthy Smoothie?

Using frozen fruits and veggies is the fastest way to quickly prepare a healthy smoothie.

Is This Smoothie Healthy?

Yes, it is! Bananas, pineapple, spinach, and almond milk are the only components in this spinach pineapple smoothie. There are no additional sweets or sugars in it. It’s really good for you!

Should I Mix Fruit And Vegetables In Smoothies?

Yes. Mixing fruits and veggies in smoothies is an effective way to control and reduce the total sugar and calorie content of the smoothie.

What Can I Make With Leftover Ingredients?

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spinach smoothie with pineapple in a glass cup

Spinach Smoothie With Pineapple

Start your day with this simple and delicious smoothie. When you sip this healthy spinach smoothie with pineapple, you’ll experience a burst of tropical flavor!
5 from 10 votes
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Course: Beverage, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spinach smoothie with pineapple
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 134kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen pineapple
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 scoop of vegan protein powder optional
  • Sweetener to taste

Instructions

  • Add the banana, pineapple, spinach, almond milk, chia seeds, and vegan protein powder into a blender.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy, about 30-60 seconds.
  • If desired, add your favorite sweetener to taste
  • Add the ice and blend again until smooth.
  • Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 366mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1473IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 288mg | Iron: 1mg

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13 Comments

    1. You’re absolutely right! A spinach smoothie with pineapple can be a healthy and nutritious choice.

  1. 5 stars
    I love this! Simple and good! The pineapple masks the taste of the spinach so well. I added the juice of half a lime to make it extra fresh, along with 5 ice cubes.

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