Smoothies

 

These two luscious smoothies are healthy and delectable. They’re perfect for refreshing and rejuvenating before/after a workout or during the winter months when you’re on the go.

What You Need for the Caribbean Green Smoothie: Water, pineapple, bananas, chia seeds and spinach.

Pineapple, spinach, chia seeds, bananas, cilantro, Caribbean Green Smoothie
(Pineapple, spinach, chia seeds, bananas, cilantro, Caribbean Green Smoothie, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Directions: In a blender, add all ingredients and blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Pineapple, spinach, chia seeds, banana, cilantro, water, Caribbean Green Smoothie
(Pineapple, spinach, chia seeds, banana, cilantro, water, Caribbean Green Smoothie, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Healthy Benefits: While all the ingredients in the Caribbean Green Smoothie are excellent for your bod, cilantro in particular is full of anti-oxidants, essential oils, vitamins and dietary fiber.

 

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Caribbean Green Smoothie

A Caribbean Green Smoothie with tropical flavors and healthy ingredients that will perk you right up. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1 chopped banana
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro stems and leaves
  • 2 cups fresh spinach

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add all the ingredients and blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Caribbean Green Smoothie and Papaya and Beet Root Smoothie
(Caribbean Green Smoothie and Papaya and Beet Root Smoothie, photo by: J. Clegg.)

What You Need for Papaya and Beet Root Smoothie: Papaya, beet, bananas, mango, flax seeds and water.

Flax seeds, mango, papaya, beets, bananas, Papaya and Beet Root Smoothie
(Flax seeds, mango, papaya, beets, bananas, Papaya and Beet Root Smoothie, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Directions: In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Drink up!

Healthy benefits: The Papaya and Beet Root Smoothie boosts your stamina and is great for before workouts. This fruit-veggie combo is also a good source of potassium and helps lower blood pressure. Papaya by itself packs a punch: it’s known as an anti-oxidant that helps your skin, tummy and fights inflammation.

 

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Papaya and Beet Root Smoothie

This Red Smoothie is a healthy combo of potassium-rich ingredients that boosts your stamina and is great before workouts.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ripe papaya
  • 1 small beet
  • 1 banana
  • frozen mango
  • flaxseeds
  • water

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine all the ingredients and blend until smooth. Drink up!

These smoothies are awesome. However, if you want something a bit more substantial, try our Healthy Taco Soup. You’ll love it!

 

Lisa Mitchell

I am a blogger for CheapCaribbean.com who is a travel junkie and addicted to the beach.