Ginger Pineapple Smoothie (Weight-Loss)

Indulge in this tropical ginger pineapple smoothie. It’s sweet, with a gentle warmth from the ginger!

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weight loss Ginger Pineapple Smoothie

Ginger Pineapple Smoothie (Weight-Loss)

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Today we have a very healthy smoothie recipe for you. We love adding ginger to our smoothies. It adds this warmth to it, and it is so good for you.

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

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup of frozen pineapple (chunks)
  • 1 tsp minced ginger (freshly minced)
  • 1/3 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup coconut water

Instructions

  1. To a high-speed blender, add the cucumber and coconut water first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend until smooth. For about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Serve with ice if you like. Enjoy!

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie benefits, and more, scroll down!

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 276
  • Sugar: 15.4g
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.2g
  • Fiber: 8.9g
  • Protein: 2.2g

Pineapple Ginger Smoothie Benefits

Ginger Pineapple Smoothie served in a tall thick glass cup

This tropical ginger smoothie is not only easy and quick to make, but it packs a whole lot of benefits.

Here’s an overview:

  • Boosts Hydration: Coconut water is a natural hydrator, rich in electrolytes, making this smoothie ideal for replenishing fluids and supporting hydration.
  • Supports Digestion: Ginger has been shown to improve digestion and reduce inflammation, while the high water content of cucumber also aids in digestive health. (Source)
  • Promotes Weight Loss: The fiber from chia seeds and cucumber can help you feel fuller longer, reducing overall calorie intake. Additionally, the low-calorie content of the smoothie supports a weight-loss diet. (Source)
  • Rich in Antioxidants: Pineapple and ginger are both rich in antioxidants, which combat oxidative stress and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases. (Source)
  • Enhances Immune Function: Pineapple is high in vitamin C, a nutrient that supports the immune system and can help with wound healing. (Source)
  • Increases Metabolism: Ginger has been shown to have metabolism-boosting properties, potentially increasing the number of calories burned throughout the day. (Source)
  • Provides Natural Energy: The natural sugars in pineapple and coconut water offer a quick energy boost without the crash associated with refined sugars, making this smoothie a healthy choice for an energizing drink.

If you enjoy this smoothie, I recommend that you also try my green apple ginger smoothie, and my weight loss mango pineapple smoothie.

Ingredient Swaps, Variations & Smoothie Notes

Ginger Pineapple Smoothie being pured into a glass cup

Below I will leave some tasty variations of this smoothie which I have loved, and I think  you will too:

  • The Base: Use dairy-free milk such as almond instead of coconut water.
  • The Ginger: If you don’t have fresh ginger root, use 1/4 tsp powdered ginger
  • No Cucumber: If you don’t like cucumber use fresh mango or berries instead. Do note that the flavor of the smoothie will be impacted.
  • The Seeds: Use flaxseeds instead of chia seeds, or hemp hearts.
  • Boost The Protein: Add 20-25g of protein to this smoothie by adding a scoop of unsweetened and unflavored protein powder. Alternatively, add 1/2 cup of cottage cheese or yogurt.

weight loss Ginger Pineapple Smoothie

Equipment:

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

This smoothie recipe was compatible with all my 8 different blenders.

If you own a blender not listed above, I am pretty sure this recipe will work with any blender.

But, do let me know if you find that it doesn’t, and I will update this list.

Dietary:

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

I have a friend who is on the raw vegan diet, and she loves this smoothie.

But, whether you are vegan or not, it doesn’t matter. This smoothie can be enjoyed by anyone, on any diet, except keto, of course.

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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