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Pineapple + peanut butter smoothie: A healthy and delicious meal-in-a-glass

Pineapple + peanut butter smoothie
Pineapple + peanut butter smoothieJulianna Polizze

You may be thinking, "Pineapple and peanut butter together in a smoothie? Really?" This smoothie happens to be the perfect combination of sweet and savory, and truly brings an interesting texture to your taste buds. Since the pineapple and peanut butter are both strong flavors, they both stand out as equally prominent ingredients.

Martha Stewart's Whole Living Smoothies App (which can be downloaded from the App Store on iTunes) blends together this tasty smoothie recipe that is filling enough to be its own meal. It's also an ideal smoothie to get you ready for the summer and warm weather!

Next time you need a refreshing boost to start your day, try this smoothie for breakfast. Not only is it quick to make using only five ingredients, but its ingredients add a ton of healthy perks and nutritional value. The all-natural peanut butter provides protein and fiber, whereas the pineapple provides manganese (a mineral required to metabolize food) and bromelain (an enzyme that aids digestion and staves off inflammation). The Whole Living Smoothies App includes these useful health benefits along with the recipe. Don't miss out on this yummy, heart healthy and gluten-free smoothie!

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 2 cups diced pineapple
  • 1/2 cup all-natural smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup ice

Instructions:
Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth.

Start blending now and enjoy!