Vegan Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

I love pineapple and I love green smoothies – so, today I created a recipe that combines them both!

Meet my vegan pineapple and spinach smoothie – I hope you enjoy it!

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Vegan Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

Vegan Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

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Discover the refreshing blend of my Vegan Pineapple Spinach Smoothie! This vibrant and nutritious drink is ideal for an energy boost at any time of the day.

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

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 cup spinach (washed)
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 scoop vegan protein powder (I used pea protein)
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup

Instructions

  1. To a blender, add the avocado and spinach first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 3-4 minutes or until smooth.
  3. Pour the smoothie into a cup and enjoy!

Notes

*For smoothie benefits, recipe notes, 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: 392
  • Sugar: 27.3g
  • Fat: 13.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 44.5g
  • Fiber: 11.5g
  • Protein: 28.3g

What Are The Benefits Of Drinking Spinach And Pineapple Smoothie?

Pineapple Spinach Smoothie Served in a tall thin glass cup

This smoothie isn’t just delicious. It’s packed with benefits too.

I love drinking this smoothie for breakfast because it gets my day started with an abundance of nutrients.

Here’s an overview of the benefits of this smoothie:

  1. High in Protein: The addition of pea protein powder makes this smoothie an excellent source of plant-based protein, ideal for vegans who need protein.
  2. Rich in Vitamins and Minerals: Loaded with vitamins C, E, and K, as well as essential minerals like potassium and iron, supporting overall health and wellness.
  3. Boosts Energy: The natural sugars from pineapple and maple syrup provide a quick energy boost, while the protein and healthy fats help sustain it.
  4. Enhances Digestive Health: High in dietary fiber from ingredients like spinach and avocado, aiding in digestion and promoting gut health.
  5. Supports Immune Function: Packed with antioxidants and vitamins, especially vitamin C from pineapple and spinach, which help strengthen the immune system.
  6. Heart Healthy: Avocado contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, which can help lower bad cholesterol levels and improve heart health.
  7. Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Spinach and pineapple have anti-inflammatory benefits that can help reduce inflammation in the body.

If you enjoy this smoothie, I recommend that you also try my ginger and pineapple smoothie as well as my spinach protein smoothie recipe!

Oh, and definitely also try my pineapple and avocado smoothie.

Smoothie Variations And Recipe Notes

Pineapple Spinach Smoothie being poured into a tall thin glass cup from a blender jug

You tweak the recipe by substituting or adding extra ingredients and still end up with a delicious smoothie!

Below are my recommendations, but feel free to experiment too!

  • No Banana: Swap the banana for mango or berries of choice. 1/2 cup is plenty. 
  • No Protein Powder: If you are avoiding protein powders, use 1/2 cup of silken tofu. If you are not vegan, use 1/2 cup Greek yogurt.
  • The Base: Swap the coconut water for coconut milk, almond milk, or oat milk.
  • Boost With Nut Butter: Add a tablespoon of nut butter for a creamier smoothie with a nutty taste!

For a super green smoothie, try my parsley smoothie!

Blender Compatability

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

I suggest that you avoid making this smoothie using the two blenders and models marked with ‘x’ on my list above.

I tried the smoothie recipe using all of the blenders, and the two marked in ‘x’ simply weren’t able to blend the smoothie to the desired consistency. 

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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