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Pineapple Mojito Green Smoothie


Pineapple Mojito Smoothie Recipe | Simple Green Smoothies

Our pineapple mojito smoothie is a great way to introduce your friends to green smoothies!

It’s refreshing served poolside on a hot summer day. Instead of cocktails, whip up a big pitcher of this green smoothie and watch as the compliments roll in.  You can even have a bottle of rum on the side as an option to upgrade to an adult drink.

No matter where ya serve it, this has got to be one of our family favorites— juicy, sweet pineapple; refreshing mint and a squeeze of lime. It’s the perfect summer drink to cool down, hydrate yourself and feel amazing!

If you’re not a fan of kale in your smoothies but want to be, this is a good one to start with. The pineapple and coconut water make it very sweet. The kale flavor ends up being very mild. Let me put it this way, normally my kids don’t like kale in their smoothies, but this one went down the hatch nice and easy with nary a word of, “I don’t like this! It’s too…green!”

Your friends and your body will thank you further on down the line. The recipe below will make 2 good-sized smoothies. For a crowd, make a double or triple batch. Trust me, your guests are going to keep coming back for more!

Planning your next blendin’ party? Check out this recipe + over 100 more in our book Simple Green Smoothies!

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Pineapple Mojito Green Smoothie

Pineapple Mojito Green Smoothie

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Drinks

Description

Friends will keep coming back for more when you serve up this refreshingly sweet pineapple mojito drink. This green smoothie recipe is a great way to introduce others to the world of kale!


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh kale
  • 2 cups coconut water
  • 3 cups pineapple
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves
  • Juice of 1 lime

Instructions

  1. Blend kale and coconut water until smooth.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, and blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Notes

*Use frozen fruit to make smoothie cold.

 

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  1. Keshia

    January 13th, 2015 at 7:15 am

    I’m new to green smoothies and i just made this one today. All I can say is YUM. I can’t wait to try another recipe.

  2. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    February 9th, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    YAY! Welcome + thanks for blending with us!

  3. Alex

    February 2nd, 2015 at 10:07 am

    Just wondering with Kale do you remove the leafy part from the stock? and is it easier to chop it up to measure the correct amounts?

  4. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    February 9th, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Hey Alex.

    We tend to leave most of the stock for blending, but feel free to groom any large stock off before measuring and blending.

  5. Joan Zakhour

    February 5th, 2015 at 9:36 am

    Hi. I have been making smoothies for a full week now and I lost 2 pounds! I love it! I bought too much mint and dried the remainder. Can I use the dried mint in recipes, or does it have less nutrients than the fresh?

  6. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    February 9th, 2015 at 2:12 pm

    Hey Joan.

    Thanks for the comment. We would prefer using fresh, but if dried is what you have on hand, feel free to try it. Hopefully you blender can get it nice and smoothie without dried chunks.

  7. misty

    July 11th, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    Hey Joan! You should consider growing your own mint. It’s so easy to grow. I keep it in a large pot on my patio. It grows like crazy with hardly any attention. So now i have out fresh, organic mint whenever needed. I never run out, it makes every smoothie better, and it seems like it keeps bugs away! Give it a try!

  8. SGS Rawkstar

    July 13th, 2015 at 9:49 pm

    Hi Misty,

    Great suggestion! I just planted some outside of my kitchen window, it’s perfect for adding mint to my smoothies, teas, or pretty much anything (I can’t get enough mint during these summer months!).

    Cheers!
    Amanda, SGS Rawkstar

  9. Alison

    February 8th, 2015 at 6:41 am

    Can I use coconut milk instead of water? Thanks

  10. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    February 9th, 2015 at 2:08 pm

    Totally! Here is a link to our favorite interchangeable liquids. https://simplegreensmoothies.com/liquid-base

  11. Tim

    February 18th, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    Hi does this give a smooth or ‘fiber’ drink and what blender/juicer do I need? A nutribullet? Thanks

  12. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    February 18th, 2015 at 7:51 pm

    Hi Tim.

    Thanks for reaching out. Green Smoothies have tons of fiber in them. You will need a blender, like a Nutribullet, Vitamix or Blendtec. 🙂

    https://simplegreensmoothies.com/essentials

  13. LOUISE

    February 20th, 2015 at 9:16 am

    just made this with frozen peaches and kale…no mint so used cinnamon…yummy…great way to TGIF!!

  14. SGS Rawkstar

    March 13th, 2015 at 8:40 am

    Louise,

    Great substitutions! Hope you enjoyed it!

  15. Isabelle

    March 12th, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    I usually do not like lemon, but…Miam Miam, this one is delicious…

  16. SGS Rawkstar

    March 13th, 2015 at 8:41 am

    Isabelle,

    So glad you enjoyed it! 🙂

  17. Marianne Widmer

    March 19th, 2015 at 3:39 am

    Hello from Denmark. I just love your green smoothies. They taste delicious

  18. SGS Rawkstar

    March 19th, 2015 at 8:15 am

    Cheers 🙂

  19. Poppy

    April 8th, 2015 at 5:05 am

    Hi Jadah and Jen, I am from South Africa and definately going on this. I have not tried but going to start as in yesterday. Will communicate on the progress and the benefits thereof.

    Wishing you guys all the luck.

    Poppy

  20. SGS Rawkstar

    April 8th, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    Welcome Poppy! We’re so excited to have you blendin’ with us! Please let us know if you have any questions along the way! 🙂

  21. Fions

    April 17th, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    I used spinach instead of Kale, because Kale was dare. I love it, very very nice.
    Thank you for giving us the recipes.

  22. SGS Rawkstar

    April 20th, 2015 at 7:43 am

    Hi Fions,

    Spinach is a great substitution for Kale! Happy blending!

  23. Alina

    June 15th, 2015 at 4:45 am

    Hi, this one turned out so chunky and fibrous for me – a first with the smoothies from this site. Is it because of the fibrous pineapple – I have a regular Kitchen Aid blender, and while it works fine with the other smoothies I’ve tried, I think it met its match in this one. No matter how long I blended, the final mix never really got homogenized. I wonder if this one needs a banana?

  24. SGS Rawkstar

    June 18th, 2015 at 7:11 am

    Hi Alina,

    Thanks for reaching out! Did you use fresh or frozen pineapple? Like you said, the fibrous pineapple can sometimes be tough on your blender, and using frozen pineapple is a great way to get around the pineapple’s texture! If you bought fresh, I love cutting up the pineapple, laying it out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper in the freezer, and then once it’s frozen, store the pineapple in an airtight container.

    Hope this helps!

  25. Lisa Karnish

    August 16th, 2015 at 10:27 am

    Excellent! Frozen pineapple and a few ice cubes for a hot summer day! Healthy Mojito!

  26. SGS Rawkstar

    August 17th, 2015 at 9:50 am

    Hi Lisa,

    Our thoughts exactly! This is the perfect green smoothie for a hot summer day!

    Cheers 🙂

  27. Melissa

    October 9th, 2015 at 4:07 pm

    Do I have to use coconut water? I have almond milk and fat free milk and plain greek yogurt that I usually use in my smoothies.

  28. SGS Rawkstar

    October 9th, 2015 at 4:55 pm

    Hi Melissa,

    You definitely don’t! I will admit, we love our recipes the way they are, but please don’t feel like you need to follow them to a T! They’re here to inspire you! Swap in another liquid base you enjoy more!

    Cheers 🙂

  29. meaninc

    October 30th, 2015 at 6:03 am

    This is a tasty smoothie. I was a little hesitant to try it. I love the crispness of the pineapple and lime juice together. I didn’t have mint, so I used Cilantro instead. I’m so excited for November 3rd and all of the tasty new recipes the book contains.

  30. SGS Rawkstar

    October 30th, 2015 at 11:34 am

    Hi Meaninc,

    Way to blend adventurously! Using cilantro in place of mint in this recipe is a great + tasty idea! Check out our favorite herbs to blend with here…

    https://simplegreensmoothies.com/detox-with-herbs

  31. fany

    November 18th, 2015 at 5:04 pm

    Hi! i do really interested to try this recipe. but can I use spinach instead of Kale? since I live in Indonesia so Kale it’s kinda hard to find. and I have dried mint leaves. can I use it to substitute fresh mint leaves? thanks!

  32. SGS Rawkstar

    November 19th, 2015 at 11:10 am

    Hi Fany,

    Of course! We love switching up our leafy greens! Use what’s available and local to your area! And just remember – because of their more intense concentrated flavor, dried herbs can be substituted for fresh herbs at a ratio of 1 to 3.

    Cheers 🙂

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