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Apr222013

Cherry pineapple smoothie

It's smoothie season, right?! Well alright, it's nearly smoothie season. More snow is heading our way, so we aren't out of the woods yet here in Minnesota. That hasn't stopped me from making a ton of smoothies for my boys and myself. This cherry-pineapple version is my favorite concoction so far. It is packed with vitamins and nutrients, and you would never know it. Even my picky-eating boys slurp it down!

Tomorrow we are heading to Children's for my son's ear surgery. We would GREATLY appreciate prayers for him! We are all very eager to be on the other side of this.

Enjoy the smoothie! More to come!

Side note: The Yard Glacier is pretty teeny tiny right now. If we weren't expecting snow tonight, I would guess that it would be gone by Wednesday. It's anyone's guess! I wouldn't be surprised if giant hot dogs started falling from the sky!

 

Add the following ingredients to a blender:

1 cup fresh pineapple chunks

1/2 cup frozen cherries

3/4 cup fresh spinach

1/2 cup kale, chopped

1 heaping tablespoon chocolate-flavored whey protein

1/2 cup chocolate-flavored almond milk

3 to 4 large ice cubes

Blend until the mixture is smooth. Pour into one large glass (if you're not up for sharing) or two small glasses and enjoy!

Printable recipe: Cherry pineapple smoothie

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Reader Comments (6)

Sending prayers your way and lots of good thoughts too!

04.22.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSuzanne

This sounds so wonderful, I love the cherry pineapple combo, a new one for me.

My thoughts and prayers for a very succesfull ear surgery as well.
I'll try this yummy ingredant smoothie tomorrow after getting all of the ingrediants.
Keep the great recepies ongoing please. Thanks; Tall Bill, Fall City, WA

04.23.2013 | Unregistered CommenterTall Bill

How is the little man doing?! I hope all went well!!!
Cherries and pineapples... Now there's a combination I never thought of! YUMMMMMM!

04.29.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKate@Diethood

How is your son doing after his ear sugery?Have a great granddaughter to have one in July.They keep pushing it back.Have been praying.Thought would ask.God Bless.Mary;Mo.

05.14.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMary Ketchum

Hi Mary! Our son is doing great since surgery! Granted, he does not have any hearing in his left ear, but he has adapted well to that (sadly). The surgery was a success and we are looking forward to getting him a prosthesis so he can hear again. How old is your great granddaughter? We will keep her in our prayers!
Megan

05.14.2013 | Registered CommenterMegan Porta

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