Drift away to a tropical island with this protein packed pineapple banana smoothie. It’s easy and inexpensive to make, highly nutritious and made with just 4-ingredients!

It was a long winter. In the past month, Pittsburgh has had some sunny days, but the cold weather always seemed to find its way back. This past weekend, however, was beautiful! I spend the entire weekend outside. We opened our pool, did yardwork and went for a long trail run without having to wear layers of clothes. I was reminded how much I love hot weather. Sun beating down on my body makes me so happy!

Hot weather also impacts my eating. I don’t want to be indoors cooking – I want to be outside sipping smoothies in the sun. And, that’s exactly what I did.

I’ve made loads of smoothie’s in my time, but this pineapple banana smoothie screams summer. It’s made with only 4 ingredients – Greek yogurt, milk, banana and frozen pineapple. And, the only equipment that you need is a blender. Because this smoothie doesn’t have any greens, it doesn’t require a high-powered food processor. I used my nutri-bullet pro and it blended to a smooth consistency within 1 minute.

The next time you crave a taste of the tropics, whip up this protein-packed pineapple-banana smoothie. Cheers to a hot weekend – may the sunshine be here to stay!


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Pineapple Banana Protein Smoothie

Drift away to a tropical island with this protein-packed pineapple banana smoothie. It’s easy and inexpensive to make, highly nutritious and made with just 4-ingredients!
Author: Heather Mangieri, RDN

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 cup ice

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a bender and mix well. Serve immediately. Makes one serving.
    Makes 1 Smoothie

Notes

  • Nutrition Facts: 260 Calories, 37 g Carbohydrates, 3 g Fiber, 17 g Protein, 6 g Fat, 20% Daily Calcium, 15% Daily Vitamin D, 10% Daily Potassium
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