KNR, p. 279 “Pineapple Banana Smoothie”

It may be September, but it’s still summer and temperatures still reach the 90s in the southern half of the USA. Happily, the stores have plenty of pineapples and bananas in stock, and you can make a refreshing hot weather beverage that also doubles as a filling afternoon snack.

We promise that everyone who drank either version sipped and smiled. There might have been a few ‘ahhhh…’ sounds heard, along with requests for seconds.

 

Pineapple Banana Smoothie

Sheila and Charlie Kerrian
Prep Time 10 mins
Cuisine American
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup water OR pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, cubed
  • 1 cup fresh banana, sliced
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • optional blueberries for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Place water (or pineapple juice) and crushed ice in blender.
  • Add the cubed pineapple, sliced banana, and a pinch of salt.
  • Cover and mix until blended and creamy, about a minute.
  • Pour into glass and top with the optional blueberries.

Notes

*Blueberry version:
Use a bigger blender.
Follow quantity suggestions mentioned above and place water, crushed ice, pineapple, banana, and sea salt in the blender.
 Add 1/2 cup blueberries.
 Cover and mix until blended and creamy, about a minute.


Serves one happy recipient.

P.S. Go ahead, envision a vacation to the Islands during the last gasp of summer weather and add vodka or rum. Sip away.

 

 

 

 

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