This tropical smoothie is creamy and cool, just perfect for a quick breakfast or mid-afternoon refreshment. You also get a hefty dose of B vitamins, calcium, vitamin C, and magnesium in this delicious smoothie. And, it’s 57 percent water!
1 cup pineapple chunks, fresh or canned in juice
1 banana, peeled
1/2 cup low-fat vanilla soymilk
1 teaspoon coconut extract
crushed ice (optional)
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth. Makes 1 generous cup.
Nutritional Analysis: 225 Calories; 10 percent fat (2.5 grams); 0 grams saturated fat; 8 percent protein; 82 percent carbohydrate; 4.3 grams fiber.