Weight Loss Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

A refreshing blend of pineapple and cucumber for a tasty low-calorie smoothie, ideal for weight loss.

Refresh, hydrate, and slim down with this 4-ingredients green smoothie!

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Weight Loss Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

Weight Loss Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

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Enjoy a weight loss pineapple cucumber smoothie! A delicious mix of pineapple, cucumber, and chia seeds for a refreshing, low-calorie drink that helps boost metabolism.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup of sliced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup of coconut water
  • 1 tbsp of chia seeds

Instructions

  1. Slice the cucumber and measure the rest of the ingredients. Set aside.
  2. Wash your blender (yes, it’s in the sink, I can see it!) and add the cucumber and coconut water first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Blend for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Serve over ice if you like, and enjoy!

Notes

*For smoothie variations, smoothie tips, and more, scroll past the recipe!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 208
  • Sugar: 21.4g
  • Fat: 3.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.5g
  • Fiber: 7.1g
  • Protein: 4.1g

What Are The Benefits Of Cucumber And Pineapple Smoothie?

This vegan pineapple and cucumber smoothie bursts with flavor and contains many benefits too.

If you are thirsty and need a nutrient-dense hydration source, make this smoothie, it only takes 5 minutes!

Other benefits of this fat-burning cucumber pineapple smoothie include:

  1. Low in Calories: Made with low-calorie ingredients, this smoothie can be a satisfying snack or meal replacement that doesn’t tip the calorie scale.
  2. High in Fiber: Chia seeds and cucumber provide a good amount of dietary fiber, which helps promote feelings of fullness, reducing the likelihood of overeating.
  3. Hydration: The high water content from cucumber and coconut water aids in hydration, which is crucial for optimal metabolic function and weight loss.
  4. Metabolism Boosting: Pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme that may help in metabolizing protein and reducing inflammation, potentially aiding weight loss efforts.
  5. Energy Sustaining: The combination of natural sugars and fiber provides a steady release of energy, preventing the spikes and crashes that can lead to overeating.
  6. Nutrient-Rich: Despite being low in calories, this smoothie is rich in vitamins and minerals, supporting overall health without adding excessive calories.
  7. Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Chia seeds are a source of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been linked to a reduction in appetite and may aid in weight management.

If you love pineapple and cucumber smoothies, you should also try my green apple cucumber smoothie, and my green weight loss pineapple kale smoothie!

Weight Loss Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

Smoothie Variations And Recipe Notes

If you feel like experimenting and trying a different variation of this smoothie, you should try some of my tested variations.

I loved them, and I think you will like them just as much!

  1. Yogurt Variation: If you are not vegan or dairy-free, add 1/2 cup of yogurt to the smoothie. It will make it creamier and will also add protein.
  2. More Greens: Add a handful of baby spinach or kale for more benefits without impacting the taste.
  3. Substitute: You can swap the chia seeds for flaxseeds or oats. As for the coconut water, you can either use plain water or use unsweetened almond milk.
  4. Citrus Twist: Squeeze a lemon or a lime or a nice tangy twist.
  5. Caffeine Boost: Make this a true breakfast smoothie by adding a 1/2 teaspoon of matcha powder.
  6. Mint Infusion: Double down on the refreshing notes by adding 2-3 leaves of fresh mint to your blender with the rest of the ingredients.

cucumber and pineapple smoothie being poured into a glass cup

Smoothie Tips:

  1. Add cucumber and coconut water first: This allows your blender to work with something softer before tackling the harder ingredients. 
  2. Do not over-blend: If you blend for too long, the smoothie will become foamy (trust me, I made this mistake) 2-3 minutes of blending is more than enough.
  3. Use frozen fruit: I know it can be tempting to just throw fresh fruit because you don’t have frozen fruit, but without frozen fruit, the smoothie won’t take the same or have the right consistency.

Blender Suitability:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh x
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender x
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender x
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

For a single-serving smoothie, I highly recommend that you use a Nutribullet 600.

It is ideal for quick smoothies, and it is so easy to clean!

Dietary:

Type Of Diet Suitable
Vegan-Friendly
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Diabetic-Friendly
Paleo-Friendly
Keto-Friendly
Raw Food-Friendly

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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