Pineapple Salsa Smoothie
This green smoothie packs a powerful punch without pushing out the paunch. It bursts with complex flavors that dance on the tip of your tongue and tickle your throat. This recipe is a stunner and it does justice to every bite of even the best pineapple salsa. It’s not to be missed.
1 cup coconut water or water
2½ cups diced pineapple, fresh or frozen
1 cup firmly packed baby spinach
1½ teaspoons finely chopped red onion, more to taste
2 tablespoons chopped cucumber
¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño chile, more to taste
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice, more to taste
-Pinch of finely grated lime zest
-Pinch of salt, more to taste, optional
-cup ice cubes (omit if using frozen pineapple)
-Natural sweetener, optional
1. Put all ingredients into your blender in the order listed and puree for about 1 minute until smooth and creamy.
2. Tweak flavors to taste. You may like more onion, jalapeño, lime juice, salt or sweetener, depending on the ripeness of your pineapple.