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Greena Colada Smoothie

Would you believe me if I told you that this smoothie tastes just like a piña colada?

Well, it does. I know it sounds crazy, but you can’t even taste the spinach! You taste coconut and pineapple. It is such a treat and a regular I love to make as a snack after church, for breakfast, or in between lunch and dinner.

The inspiration for this recipe came in the BlendTec cookbook, but it calls for actual coconut meat. I never have that on hand. So, it’s been modified to fit what I usually have in my kitchen.


Greena Colada Smoothie
 
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • Juice from half a lime (I've made this without the lime juice and it's still great)
  • 3½ cups frozen pineapple
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 cup ice cubes
Instructions
  1. Add ingredients to blender in order listed. Blend until smooth, blending longer if you prefer less coconut texture. Serve and enjoy!

 

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{ 2 comments… add one }

  • Coco @ Opera Girl Cooks October 19, 2012, 9:46 AM

    Ooh, what I wouldn’t give for one of those fancy BlendTec contraptions — this looks awesome!

    • Kara October 22, 2012, 10:03 AM

      The husband totally scored on that birthday gift! Although it was kind of a gift for both of us…:)

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