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  • Writer's pictureGabriela Dmt

Pineapple & Turmeric Smoothie

This tropical smoothie is made up from fresh pineapple and bananas with a spicy pinch from the ginger root, just the perfect way to kickstart your day!

All these ingredients make up for a delicious combination of flavours and a great pack of immune-boosting smoothie, that can be served for breakfast or for an afternoon snack.

Servings: 2 x 250ml glasses

Prep time: 10 mins

What you need

- 270g fresh pineapple flesh ( about 1/2 a pineapple)

- 2 small bananas

- 150ml milk (of your choice)

- 1 tsp turmeric

- 1/2 tsp black pepper

- 3 cm piece ginger, chopped

What you do

- blitz all the ingredients in a high-powered blender for 2 minutes, until smooth and creamy.

- divide between 2 glasses and serve.


  • Pineapple boosts immunity and improves blood circulation, helps in healing wounds, protects against infections and reduces inflammation.

  • Ginger has been used to aid digestion, reduce nausea, and help fight the flu and common cold. The main bioactive compound is gingerol, which has a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effect.

  • Turmeric: Curcumin is the pigment found in turmeric that has a lot of benefits and these include antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

  • Combining turmeric with black pepper has been shown to increase curcumin absorption a lot.

" Create healthy habits not restrictions! "


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