Pineapple Peach Power Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup pineapple chunks (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 ripe peach, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cooked and cooled sweet potato
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1/2 banana (optional, for added sweetness)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger (optional, for a zesty kick)
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach (optional, for added nutrients)
  • Ice cubes (optional, for a thicker texture)

Instructions:

  1. In a blender, combine the pineapple chunks, sliced peach, sweet potato, and coconut water.
  2. Add the flax seeds, banana, and ginger if using. You can also add the baby spinach for an extra nutrient boost.
  3. Blend on high until smooth and creamy. Add ice cubes if you prefer a thicker texture.
  4. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Health Benefits:

The Pineapple Peach Power Smoothie is packed with nutrients. Pineapple is rich in vitamins, enzymes, and antioxidants, especially vitamin C. Peaches provide vitamins A and C, as well as fiber. Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamins A and C, manganese, and fiber. Coconut water is hydrating and rich in electrolytes, and flax seeds add omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, which are great for heart health and digestion. This smoothie is a perfect blend of health and taste, providing a vibrant energy boost to start your day.