The Banana and Pineapple Smoothie – Simple ingredients for a big taste

A banana and pineapple smoothie with cocoa and milk.

The Banana and Pineapple Smoothie is just that. It is a simple combination of these two excellent fruits that I have blended with a few extra ingredients. Cocoa Powder compliments both the banana and pineapple and neutralizes some of the sweetness making the overall taste only slightly sweet. The low fat milk can be substituted for another variety like soy milk to give the smoothie a creamier texture.

The Ingredients

 

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Info about The Banana and Pineapple Smoothie

The ingredients mix easily and need no more then 10 seconds to blend fully. I’d always advise to buy pineapple in a can. It just makes more sense, you spend a lot less time making the smoothie and I don’t know about you put pineapples are pretty big and I don’t have the stomach for eating a whole pineapple.

The Banana and Pineapple Smoothie contains more than 20% of your RDIs for all the minerals except for zinc. It has a wide range of vitamins although it lacks vitamin E and vitamin K, however there is 89% of your RDI of vitamin C. The smoothie has a high proportion of carbohydrates and fiber and contains a low amount of fat. In order to reduce the saturated fat you could substitute 1% milk for fat free milk.

The banana and Pineapple Smoothie Nutritional Score 61

Nutrients and RDI values