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Cucumber-Pineapple Smoothie

Cucumber and pineapple are naturally hydrating foods, so they can help your liver and kidneys clear toxins from your body. Pineapple is also the only major dietary source of the enzyme bromelain, which helps your body digest protein.
Two glasses of a cucumber and pineapple smoothie.
  • Yield 1 serving
  • Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cook Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 tbs. chopped fresh mint
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup plain, full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbs. chia seeds

Directions

STEP 1
Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth. Serve.

This recipe originally appeared in the April 2020 issue of Experience LifeLife Time’s whole-life health and fitness magazine. 

Photography by: Andrea D’Agosto; Prop Styling: Alicia Buszczak; Food Stylist: Paul Jackman

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Maddie Augustin

Maddie Augustin is a Minneapolis-based recipe developer.

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