Pineapple Juice Recipes

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Pineapples are brimming with vitamin B1 and C along with smaller amounts of B6, B5, B3 and B2. There are also great sources of the following: dietary fiber, folic acid, beta-carotene, potassium, magnesium, copper as well as manganese. Many believe that the most outstanding feature of the fruit is the mount of bromelain that it contains. Bromelain is an enzyme that has a number of uses for the body which include the ability to offer the balance of fluids.

Incorporating pineapples into your juicing regimen will provide you with an anti-inflammatory agent and a method of digestion assistance. The following will provide you with juice and smoothie recipes that you will find both tasty and beneficial. Whether you would like to slim down a bit or just reap the overall benefits of the fruit, the recipes will fulfill your desires.

More great tasting juice recipes can be found at The Sunflower Press.

*****Do note that the vast majority of the recipes call for immediate consumption.*****

Pineapple Juice with Beetroot Ingredients

  • 4 cups of pineapple
  • Half of a small beetroot

Directions

  1. Cut the skin from the pineapple
  2. Wash the beetroot and remove its skin. Do note that the skin can be quite tough.
  3. Slice the pineapple and beetroot so that the pieces are able to fit into your juicer
  4. Juice and serve over ice

Pineapple Juice with Cucumber Ingredients

  • 1 cup of pineapple
  • ?cup of a cucumber

Directions

  1. Peel and chop the pineapple
  2. Wash, peel (if waxed) and slice the cucumber
  3. Add to juicer
  4. Serve over ice

Pineapple Smoothie Ingredients

  • 1 cup of cubed fresh or drained canned pineapple
  • ¼ cup of frozen pineapple orange juice concentrate
  • ?cup of nonfat vanilla yogurt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 crushed ice cubes

Directions

  1. Combine the pineapple, the juice concentrate, yogurt, water and ice cubes within a blender. Blend until frothy and smooth. Serve immediately.

Mango, Strawberry and Pineapple Smoothie Ingredients

  • 1 mango that has been skinned and cut into 1 inch dice and then frozen
  • 5 strawberries after the stems have been removed and they are cut and frozen
  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 1 cup orange juice

Directions

Combine all of the ingredients into a blender and puree until the beverage is smooth. This should take between 2-3 minutes. Drink immediately.

Kale Smoothie with Pineapple and Banana Ingredients

  • ?cup of coconut milk
  • 2 cups of stemmed and chopped kale (or spinach)
  • 1 ?cups of chopped pineapple (which is approximately ¼ of a medium sized pineapple)
  • 1 ripe banana that has been chopped

Directions

Combine the milk, kale/spinach, pineapple and banana into a blender. Puree the mixture until smooth. This should take approximately one minute to achieve the needed texture. Add water as needed as a measure of ensuring your desired consistency.

Skinny Pineapple Smoothie Ingredients

  • 1 cup of frozen pineapple
  • ?of a medium sized banana
  • ?cup of crushed ice
  • ?cup of vanilla yogurt (vanilla Greek yogurt can be used as a substitute)
  • ?cups of fat free milk (coconut milk can be used as a substitute)

Directions

Combine the ice, pineapple and banana into the blender. Add 1 cup of milk and pulse mixture until smooth. Add the additional milk ¼ cup at a time until your desired consistency is achieved.

****Should you prefer a dairy free option, use only coconut milk and remove the yogurt.