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A Smoothie Recipe With Just 3 Ingredients

pineapple smoothie in a mason jar

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Sometimes, you just want to keep things simple. That’s part of why I’m a fan of homemade smoothies. They’re a blissfully simple and unfussy way to get loads of nutrients. After receiving a new blender as a gift (Best. Gift. Ever.), I’ve been creating all kinds of concoctions, usually with some sort of frozen fruit, oat or almond milk and a little protein powder. The below recipe is only three ingredients and a delicious way to cool down as the temps slowly climb up.

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 ¼ cup oat milk

Directions

Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 365 calories (78 from fat), 8.25 g total fat (3 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 86 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 14 g sugar, 34 g protein.

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1½ fat, 4 protein, 1 other carbs.

Remember that you’re welcome to modify this recipe in a way that works best for you! Skip the protein powder to save 170 calories, or add some shredded coconut for a beachy vibe.

And members, don’t miss Rock Your Whirl’d – Build a Better Smoothie featured in the May/June issue of TOPS News magazine.

Cheers, friends!

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