Mar 282014

Yummy and healthy pineapple and coconut smoothie from

Since it’s been raining here a lot lately, we decided to have a family movie day this week. I’ve been promising Arik this for a while now, so I was happy to finally get around to it. He picked out Ratatouille to watch, I popped popcorn, we stretched out on the couch and spent the afternoon there.

Yummy and healthy pineapple and coconut smoothie from

Yummy and healthy pineapple and coconut smoothie from

At halftime, I made this pineapple coconut smoothie to try and bring some summer feeling into the place. It totally worked! :) If you haven’t yet, I highly recommend having a movie day. It really is fun and relaxing for everyone involved (which often times is not the case with toddler activities) and it is a great change-up to those busy weekday afternoons. Oh and the smoothie; I highly recommend that too.  It just sweetened up the whole day! :)

Yummy and healthy pineapple and coconut smoothie from

Pineapple and Coconut Smoothie
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Serves: 2-3
  • 1 cup (about 2 handfuls) pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup/240ml coconut milk
  • 1 cup (about 2 handfuls) ice cubes
  • ½ cup/120ml milk
  • 1-2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
  • some shredded coconut, toasted, for garnish
  1. Combine all of the ingredients except for the shredded coconut in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into glasses, top with toasted coconut and serve immediately.
*To toast the shredded coconut, just dry-roast in a pan over medium heat until golden brown.
*Unfortunately, this smoothie cannot be made ahead of time and should be served immediately after mixing.
Recipe from My Colombian Recipes

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