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Tropical {Detox} Smoothie…


I knew it wouldn’t last forever. 

All the glorious, blissful, unleashed gluttony during the holidays. 
I enjoyed every single minute of it. 

My jeans have officially reached their maximum capacity.
I need to relieve some of the pressure my waistline is putting on them. 
Not by undoing the top button, either.

This was my first time trying something with fruit & veggies all mixed together.
I was a little nervous.
It’s green.

It’s Greeeen.

Oh my gosh.  I just finished my smoothie and it was so good. 
 It tasted way better than I ever though it would. 
One minor drawback.
I think I have spinach breath. 
 Yep.  I can smell it. 
 Just did the old breathe into your hand & sniff test.
Very minor. I can deal with that.
I will be making this again tomorrow. 
Might even try to get hubby to drink it.
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Tropical {Detox} Smoothie

  • 1/3 Cup Skim Milk or Low Fat Coconut Milk
  • 1/3 Cup Non Fat Vanilla Yogurt
  • 8 Chunks Fresh Pineapple (frozen can be substituted- Omit ice)
  • 1/2 Cup (handful) fresh Spinach
  • 1 Tablespoon Shredded Coconut
  • 1 Tablespoon Ground Flax Seed Meal
  • 3 Ice Cubes

Source:Skinny Taste                                                                                    

Place all ingredients in blender.
  Blend until nice & smooth.
  Guzzle down. 
Wait for the magic to happen.


  1. Kelly Wells | 5th Jan 13

    OMG, You crack me up! I make a version of this recipe too and love it. No one can believe that you really can't taste the spinach with all that yummy sweet fruit in there. Thank you for sharing your recipe on Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party. Please come back on Sunday to vote for your favorite recipes!

  2. Cindy Gordon | 5th Jan 13

    ummm, sounds refreshing to me! My name is Cindy and I blog over at Vegetarianmamma.com I wanted to invite you to link up your recipe and any others at our Gluten Free Fridays Recipe Link up party! It happens every Friday and we'd love to have you join us with some of your awesome recipes! It doesn't mean that you have to be a gluten free bloggers. If you have some recipes on your blog that are gluten free that counts! 🙂 Many recipes are naturally gluten free.
    Thanks, Cindy 🙂

  3. Lori Ann | 5th Jan 13

    Thanks Kelly!

  4. Millie Snyder | 9th Jan 13

    You are so funny! This sounds like a great pick me up after the holiday. All the fruits and veggies are great for the system. Do you think a juicer would work for this or should it stay a smoothie?

  5. Lori Ann | 9th Jan 13

    To be honest Millie, I've not ever used a juicer before. You could possibly juice the spinach & pineapple, then add the coconut for taste. To make a smoothie, the juiced fruit & veggies could then be added to yogurt and the rest of the ingredients in a blender. Just a thought!

  6. Cindy Gordon | 11th Jan 13

    I think my hubs would like it too!!
    Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! 🙂

    Be sure to check out the winning entry this week for our Better Batter Giveaway! The winner will be announced Thursday evening!

    See you there!

    Cindy from vegetarianmamma.com

  7. Jessica | 30th Jan 13

    Yum! And you could even make coconut milk ice cubes! I haven't tried the flax yet but it's on my shopping list for the week! (And my jeans are also screaming for me to drop a few pounds!)

  8. Lori Ann | 30th Jan 13

    Flax meal is one of those awesome ingredients that's really good for you and can be added to alot of recipes without even knowing it's there 🙂

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