Sweet. Soothing. Refreshing. Hydrating. This Pineapple Mint Smoothie happens to be my literary agent’s favorite recipe of all time. If you close your eyes while sipping it down, you might even teleport to a poolside bar and think it’s a pineapple mojito. (You wouldn’t be the first!)
How to make this Mint Smoothie
Head to the grocery store and gather the following fruits, leafy greens and herbs to create this delicious mint smoothie. No matter where you serve it, this juicy, sweet pineapple smoothie is amazing. It’s the perfect summer drink to cool down, hydrate and feel amazing!
Kale: The king of the leafy green family, kale is packed with fiber and phytonutrients that our body loves
Coconut Water: This is the most hydrating liquid base out there. I love using it as a post workout smoothie or on a hot day.
Pineapple: This natural sweetener turns this healthy smoothie into a decadent poolside cooler.
Lime: Fresh limes make the most vibrant flavors and can be blended effortlessly into a mint smoothie.
Mint: This herb is a natural stimulant, which can help your perk up during a painfully slow afternoon, or even give you a healthy jolt before you head to the gym.
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 Pineapple Mint Smoothie went down the hatch nice and easy.
Turn this Smoothie into a Cocktail
Yep, you heard me right. You can totally add a splash of rum to this smoothie and transform it into a pineapple mojito with a healthy twist.
For more mint smoothie recipes, check out these:
Pineapple Mint Smoothie
- 1 cup fresh kale
- 1 cup coconut water
- 1 1/2 cups pineapple
- ¼ cup fresh mint
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- 1 Protein Smoothie Boost, optional
- Blend kale and coconut water until smooth.
- Add remaining ingredients, and blend until smooth.
- Use frozen fruit to make smoothie cold.