Green Piña Colada Smoothie

Green Piña Colada Smoothie

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016

Traditional piña colada flavors of pineapple and coconut sweeten up dark leafy greens in this healthy fruit smoothie recipe to deliciously sneak an extra serving of vegetables into your day.

Ingredients 1 serving

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  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 cup kale or baby spinach
  • ½ cup "lite" coconut milk (see Tip)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Unsweetened coconut flakes for garnish


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  1. Combine yogurt, pineapple, kale (or spinach), coconut milk and vanilla in a blender. Puree until smooth. Garnish with coconut flakes, if desired.
  • Tip: Refrigerate leftover coconut milk for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 2 months. It will appear separated when thawed; simply mix until smooth.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 cups
  • Per serving: 325 calories; 9 g fat(6 g sat); 3 g fiber; 35 g carbohydrates; 26 g protein; 68 mcg folate; 11 mg cholesterol; 24 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,703 IU vitamin A; 98 mg vitamin C; 293 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 119 mg sodium; 579 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (163% daily value), Vitamin A (34% dv), Calcium (29% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ fruit; 1 nonfat milk; ½ vegetable; 2 fat

Reviews 2

March 07, 2017
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By: Erica Andrus
Tasted really good, a great way to sneak in some veggies too! After reading a review that the taste of the yogurt was too strong, I used NOOSA coconut yogurt so that the flavor enhanced the smoothie. I think that really helped!
June 07, 2016
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By: EatingWell User
Very thick I used all ingredients as listed and my smoothie was not as green as the picture. Maybe I should have packed the spinch leaves in the measurement cup? I thought it was very thick and I mainly tasted the plain Greek yogurt. Pros: Healthy ingredients Cons: Very thick
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