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Celebrate the everyday by adding pineapple juice to your breakfast smoothie. This is such a delicious recipe!
School day mornings are busier than ever in the spring, but you don’t have to settle for a bowl of cereal for breakfast. This healthy breakfast smoothie celebrates the taste of things to come as we re-enter the growing season after a long winter.
I’m happy to be working with DOLE and Mom It Forward to help spread the word about a secret weapon for smoothies and other recipes. DOLE Pineapple Juice is a great pantry staple to keep on hand to give smoothies that extra burst of flavor. It’s healthier than adding sugar, because pineapple juice is a good source of vitamins A, C, and E. This is 100 percent juice, unlike a lot of products you’ll find in the “juice” aisle. It’s a GMO-free product packaged in BPA-free cans.
DOLE’s shelf-stable juice is available in a big 46-ounce can, as well as a 6-pack of 6-ounce cans. The large package is more affordable per ounce, but the smaller size is convenient if you don’t think you’ll get through the big can.
Pair this smoothie with an Aloha Muffin and fresh pineapple for a healthy, delicious breakfast. This recipe is slightly adapted from DOLE’s Breakfast-a-Go-Go Smoothie. I use my own plain yogurt and a little vanilla extract rather than the vanilla yogurt in their recipe. The flavor is fantastic!
- 3/4 cup canned pineapple juice
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 1 very ripe banana
- 1/2 cup blueberries
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- Add the ingredients to your blender in the order listed. Alternately, you can use a food processor. Process the ingredients until smooth.
- Taste the smoothie. Depending on the ripeness of your banana, you may want to add a teaspoon of honey or pure maple syrup.
Breakfast Smoothie Price Breakdown
This recipe costs a total of $1.42 to make using a small can of juice, or $.71 per serving. Try this healthy breakfast smoothie with a muffin to start your day off on the right foot.
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written for DOLE in collaboration with the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. I was compensated for my time and provided with the ingredients in this recipe. All opinions expressed in this post are my own.