The bright green of the smoothie comes from greens powders that feature concentrated nutrients and a vibrant color from chlorophyl. You can use your favorite brand of greens powder in this fun tropical smoothie.

Dietary Needs: Gluten-free, Kid-friendly, Vegetarian

Recipe By: Our friends at INFRA - A purchasing cooperative of independent natural food retailers and food co-ops.

Ingredients

  • 1 coconut
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 10 ounces frozen pineapple
  • 1 handful of baby spinach
  • 1 ½ teaspoon spirulina greens powder

The bright green of the smoothie comes from greens powders that feature concentrated nutrients and a vibrant color from chlorophyl. You can use your favorite brand of greens powder in this fun tropical smoothie.

Cooking Steps

  • 1
    To extract the coconut water, poke a hole with an awl into one of the three eyes, invert and allow water to drain. When all coconut water is extracted, wrap coconut in a cloth and using a hammer, carefully crack open the coconut. Alternately, use 1 cup bottled coconut water.
  • 2
    In a blender pitcher, combine the coconut water, banana, pineapple, spinach, and greens powder.
  • 3
    Blend contents until smooth and serve promptly.

Recipe Notes

If serving this as a smoothie bowl, pour smoothie into the split coconut (or bowl) and garnish with dragon fruit, blueberries, kiwi, flaked coconut, and chia seeds.

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