Banana Chia Seed Smoothie

School has been hectic and I hardy have the time to make refreshing fruit smoothies. Well, it's time to get back into smoothie mode.

 One of my favorite fruits here on Oahu is pineapple. I love to include pineapple (and coconut) in most of my recipes but I try not to get too carried away. This recipe is perfect for the upcoming hot, sun shiney days and includes ingredients that you can find at your local grocery store. To make this smoothie extra special I added chia seeds. It's simple, refreshing and will be your go to cold drink!

Banana Chia Seed Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 3/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add more liquid if too thick.
  2. Pour smoothie into cups and sprinkle with shredded coconut and chia seeds, if desired. Serve cold and enjoy!
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Kelly Sloan

Hi, I'm Kelly! I am a Cali girl who loves food, nutrition, hiking, and writing. I recently graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition. I grew up with an active lifestyle and eating healthy, however, I do have a major sweet tooth! I do believe that everything in moderation is good for a healthy lifestyle! I love to bake and create new recipes and I love to share food. I love to stay active and healthy with continuous fitness and nutritious foods throughout the week and I hope to share my recipes, food photography and travel experiences with you on my blog! #RD2Be