Sip your way to health: The pina colada avocado smoothie

Unleash the power of green: Discover the secret to a refreshing summer with the ultimate pina colada avocado smoothie!

Sienna Parker
Sienna Parker - Sqauk, Journalist
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(SQAUK) – As the summer heat waves roll in, there’s nothing like a refreshing cold treat to beat the heat. But what if that treat could cool you down and offer various health benefits? Enter the Piña Colada Avocado Smoothie – a tropical blend that’s as nutritious as delicious.

The Recipe:


  • One ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • one tablespoon of lime juice
  • one tablespoon honey (optional for added sweetness)
  • Ice cubes


  1. Combine the avocado, pineapple chunks, coconut milk, pineapple juice, and lime juice in a blender.
  2. Add honey if desired for extra sweetness.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Add ice cubes and blend again until you reach your preferred consistency.
  5. Pour into glasses and garnish with a slice of pineapple or cherry for that classic pina colada touch.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy!

The Benefits:

  • Avocado: This creamy fruit is a powerhouse of nutrients. It is rich in monounsaturated fats, which are heart-healthy and can help lower harmful cholesterol levels. Avocados are also packed with fiber, which aids digestion, and they contain more potassium than bananas. Potassium is essential for maintaining electrical gradients in the body’s cells and serves various important functions.
  • Pineapple: This tropical fruit is sweet and juicy and has health benefits. It contains vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, manganese, and copper. Additionally, it contains bromelain, an enzyme that may aid in digestion and reduce inflammation.
  • Coconut Milk: Coconut milk is a great dairy alternative because it is lactose-free and contains lauric acid, which can improve cholesterol levels and lower the risk of heart disease. It also provides essential vitamins and minerals such as iron, magnesium, and zinc.
  • Lime Juice: Lime juice adds a zesty twist to the smoothie. It is high in vitamin C, which is vital for all body tissues’ growth, development, and repair. It’s also an antioxidant that can protect cells from damage.

This Piña Colada Avocado Smoothie isn’t just a treat for your taste buds; it’s a boost for your body. Whether you’re looking for a post-workout refreshment, a morning energizer, or a healthy snack, this smoothie will surely deliver flavor and nutrition. So, blend up a batch and toast to your health!

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By Sienna Parker Sqauk, Journalist
Food, health, wellness, mind, body and spirit journalist at Sqauk.
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