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This simple pineapple smoothie recipe comes together in just 5 minutes, which means it’s great for a quick and satisfying snack or breakfast. I’ve included ten variations on the recipe, like kale pineapple, carrot pineapple, pineapple coconut, and more!
This recipe costs about $2.83 to make and serves two people. That’s about $1.42 per serving.
Pineapple Smoothie Recipe
Smoothies are my favorite for quick and easy breakfasts. They’re nutritious, satisfying, and so easy to make. Plus, my family LOVES them! I also appreciate the versatility.
There’s a smoothie for everyone out there, even for picky eaters. I can usually make a drink for the whole family with just a few ingredients, even including variations.
In particular, you can turn this simple (but tasty!) pineapple smoothie into ten different drinks, depending on what you use. That means it’s great for people on specific diets, too.
Here’s Why You’ll Love This Pineapple Smoothie Recipe
- Nutritional Benefits: Pineapple is a rich source of vitamin C. It also contains essential nutrients like manganese, vitamin B6, and dietary fiber.
- Hydration and Digestive Aid: Pineapple is known for its high water content, which helps in hydrating your body. Additionally, it contains bromelain, an enzyme that aids in digestion by breaking down proteins.
- Versatility: Pineapple blends well with various ingredients, allowing you to customize your smoothie based on your preferences. See the list in the FAQ section below on how to customize your smoothie.
- Quick and Easy: With just a few simple ingredients and a blender, you can whip up a satisfying smoothie in minutes, making it a perfect option for busy mornings or as a refreshing snack.
Pineapple Smoothie Ingredients and Estimated Cost
Per Serving Cost: $1.42
Recipe Cost: $2.83
- 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks: $1.58
- 2 cups pineapple juice: $1.00
- 1 large banana cut into chunks: $0.25
NOTE: The recipe prices are calculated by using grocery store websites. The recipe cost is calculated by the amounts needed for the recipe. The actual cost will vary depending on what ingredients you already have. I updated the pricing for this recipe in June 2023.
How To Make This Pineapple Smoothie Recipe
*For complete recipe instructions, see the recipe card below.
There’s nothing like a fast and easy smoothie as a perfect snack or accompaniment to a meal!
To make this pineapple smoothie recipe:
- Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender, and place the lid on tightly.
- Blend on HIGH speed until smooth, and no large chunks of frozen pineapple remain, about 1 minute.
- Pour the smoothie into glasses and serve!
Pineapple Smoothie: Storage & Serving Tips
SERVE: Like any smoothie, a pineapple smoothie is best served immediately.
STORE: The leftover smoothie will be kept in the refrigerator for 12 hours. You may need to stir it before drinking because it may have separated.
FREEZE: I like freezing leftover smoothies in popsicle molds for an easy breakfast on the go!
This is a quick 5-minute recipe. You’re just putting all the ingredients into a blender, so it’s very easy!
This will make enough smoothies for two people, but thankfully it’s fast enough that you can make enough for the whole family if needed.
Yes! I love using fresh, in-season fruit to pair with this smoothie, too. It won’t affect the flavor at all.
This is a GREAT question! You can use this simple smoothie recipe as a base for my ten pineapple smoothie variations:
Spinach, Pineapple, and Banana: Add the pineapple juice and two handfuls of fresh spinach to the blender and blend until smooth. Then, add the remaining ingredients on the recipe card below and follow the instructions.
Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie: Add 1 cup of frozen or fresh strawberries instead of bananas in the recipe below.
Mango Pineapple Smoothie: Instead of using bananas in the recipe below, add 1 cup of frozen or fresh mango chunks.
Creamy Pineapple: Follow the recipe below, but use only 1 cup of pineapple juice and 1 cup of low-fat vanilla yogurt.
Kale Pineapple Smoothie: Add the pineapple juice and two handfuls of fresh kale to the blender and blend until smooth. Then, add the remaining ingredients on the recipe card below and follow the instructions.
Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie: Instead of using bananas in the recipe below, add 1 cup of frozen or fresh blueberries.
Pineapple Coconut: Follow the recipe below, but use only 1 cup of pineapple juice and 1 cup of coconut milk.
Pineapple Orange Smoothie: Follow the recipe below, but use orange juice instead of pineapple juice.
Avocado Pineapple Smoothie: Follow the recipe below, but use one sliced avocado instead of the banana.
Carrot Pineapple: Follow the recipe below, but use only 1 cup of pineapple juice and 1 cup of carrot juice.
More Drink Recipes:
Simple Pineapple Smoothie
- 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
- 2 cups pineapple juice
- 1 large banana cut into chunks
- Place all of the ingredients into a high-powered blender, and place the lid on tightly.
- Blend on HIGH speed until smooth and no large chunks of frozen pineapple remain, about 1 minute. Pour the smoothie into glasses and serve!