Recipe: Cranberry Pineapple Chia Smoothie

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The Cranberry Pineapple Chia Smoothie recipe is a simple drink that tastes great and is very easy to make. It is not only a treat for tastebuds but also packs the fiber to keep you full all morning long. The sweet flavor of pineapple and dray taste of cranberries will remind you of family Thanksgiving dinners. You will love the mixture of hometown fruity flavors.

The chia seeds add healthy fats and fiber. Chia seeds are equally impressive a decent source of protein and fiber. Kefir adds probiotics to keep your bowels happy. This simple smoothie has enough fiber and protein to keep you full all morning long. It can also be a filling snack or deserts for adults and kids alike.

AuthorChuckH
DifficultyBeginner

A simple smoothie recipe that is delicious and filling.

Cranberry Pineapple Chia Smoothie

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time3 minsTotal Time3 mins

Ingredients:

 1 tbsp chia seeds
 70 g Frozen cranberries
 70 g Frozen pineapple
 1 FiberDX by Barndad nutrition
 ½ cup water
 1 cup Plain Kefir
 1 tsp honeyOptional

Directions:

1

Add ingredients to a blender

2

Blend until smooth

3

Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 12 ounces

Servings 1


Amount Per Serving
Calories 295Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.2g12%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 199mg9%
Potassium 300mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 43.5g15%
Dietary Fiber 21.4g86%
Sugars 18g
Protein 20.8g42%

Calcium 30%
Iron 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Notes:
  1. This recipe has less than 400 calories per serving. It adds sweet flavor of pineapple and the dry flavor cranberries.  

Ingredients

 1 tbsp chia seeds
 70 g Frozen cranberries
 70 g Frozen pineapple
 1 FiberDX by Barndad nutrition
 ½ cup water
 1 cup Plain Kefir
 1 tsp honeyOptional

Directions

1

Add ingredients to a blender

2

Blend until smooth

3

Enjoy!

Cranberry Pineapple Chia Smoothie

 

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About the Author

ChuckH
I am a family physician who has served in the US Army. In 2016, I found myself overweight, out of shape, and unhealthy, so I made a change to improve my health. This blog is the chronology of my path to better health and what I have learned along the way.

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