Superfood Smoothie

5 from 26 votes

This Superfood Smoothie gets its name from being loaded with FIVE nutrient-rich superfoods that can have a positive affect on your health - easy to whip up!

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This Superfood Smoothie is packed with noteworthy superfoods! While I usually love to throw in a couple superfoods in all my smoothie recipes, this one packs in five superfoods! And don’t worry, superfood and nutritious here are not in exchange for flavor!

Superfood smoothies in two clear cups with bright green colors

Ingredients

  • Baby spinach: Spinach is a great source of vitamin A, C and K as well as iron and magnesium.
  • Pineapple: High in antioxidants and can help boost immunity. Pineapple is full of vitamins and minerals.
  • Kefir: A great source of probiotics, calcium and protein.
  • Ginger: Ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory and can help ease digestion.
  • Turmeric: Turmeric is another great anti-inflammatory and I love the earthy flavor it adds to the smoothie.

How to make this superfood smoothie

You can whip up this superfood smoothie in just a minute. There’s no prep required as long as you have the pineapple already frozen. You can chop it and freeze it or just buy it already frozen.

Throw it all in a blender and blend until the it’s smooth and creamy. It will start out looking chunky an separated, but will soon turn into a homogenous light green color,

Process shots to show the ingredients in blender before and after blending

Tips to make this healthy smoothie

  1. Use frozen pineapple.This gives the smoothie an extra smooth and creamy consistency and you won’t need to use ice cubes, which can thin the drink.
  2. If you don’t have kefir, you can use yogurt instead. I like to use Greek yogurt which is high in protein. You may need to add some liquid thought since kefir is thinner than Greek yogurt.
  3. Use a high speed blender. If you don’t have a high speed blender, I recommend stirring it every once in a while with a long spoon and blending for an extra 1 minute.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you make it ahead of time?

Smoothies are best drunk as soon as they are made. Once the ingredients are blended they start to oxidize and lose their nutrients. If you can’t drink it straight away, keep it covered in the fridge and drink within 24 hours.

Can you have this smoothie for breakfast?

This smoothie comes in at around 250 calories and has good amounts of fiber, carbs and protein. It’s a great breakfast option when you are short time.

Can you have a smoothie everyday?

Smoothies are a great way to get lots of goodness in quickly, and in a tasty way! I have smoothies most days, either after my workout or as an afternoon pick me up.

Close up of one cup of superfood smoothie with another one in the background along with baby spinach

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Superfood Smoothie

This Superfood Smoothie gets its name from being loaded with FIVE nutrient-rich superfoods that can have a positive affect on your health – easy to whip up!
5 from 26 votes
Servings 2 servings
Course Drinks
Calories 231
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup lightly packed baby spinach
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups plain kefir or yogurt
  • 1 thumb ginger cut into smaller chunks
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric

Instructions

  • Place all the ingredients in a high-speed blender, and blend for 60-120 seconds until you get a smooth and creamy texture.
  • Taste the smoothie, adding more milk if it is too thick or adding more sweetener if it’s not sweet enough for you. Pour into a cup or mason jar. Enjoy immediately, or store in fridge for up to 24 hours.

Video

Notes

Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight mason jar. It will stay fresh for up to 24 hours. But ideally, it’s best to consume immediately after making
Equipment: I make my smoothies in my Vitamix. It has a “smoothie” button so it does all the work for me until the ingredients are well blended.
Nutritional Data: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.

Nutrition

Calories: 231kcal, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 9g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 30mg, Sodium: 139mg, Potassium: 256mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 29g, Vitamin A: 1958IU, Vitamin C: 15mg, Calcium: 334mg, Iron: 1mg

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Superfood smoothies in two clear cups with bright green colors

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  1. Hi, you say this smoothies has 6 superfoods in it but your ingredients list only lists 5…. what’s the 6th ingredient please?