Friday, May 2, 2014

beautiful recipe: Avocado Pineapple Smoothie



when it comes to my lifestyle and health, clean eating and daily movement {exercise} are a no brainer. like brushing my teeth, i just do it and i honestly just love it. i love to plan ahead and since i've been doing this consistently for years, it's a habit and easy for me; when it comes to food, i choose fresh options most always, rotating seasonal produce as they become available throughout the year, but i basically eat the same things every day.

that last statement is the reason for this post. i not only want to share this other aspect of my life with you, but i think it will help me step out of my own comfort zone and try new variations of foods i already eat and love. :)

these recipes won't just be good for you, but they'll also be delish and will help you feel and look fabulous {think skin, hair, nails}.

this avocado pineapple smoothie is a gorgeous example...

~ anti-inflammatory, packed with essential fatty acids, not to mention super yummy, this smoothie is a fabulous way to promote detoxification, healthy skin, and nervous system support. bonus: the healthy fats help stabilize your blood sugar! ~ 

this recipe is one i found via barre3.com {one of my fave workout/lifestyle resources!} courtesy of Andrea Bemis, chef, owner of Tumbleweed Farm {located in Hood River, OR}, and writer of the fabulous blog Dishing Up The Dirt.

take a look...

avocado pineapple smoothie ~ *serves 2*


ingredients:
1 avocado
1 banana, frozen
1 cup pineapple, fresh or frozen
1 cup organic coconut milk
4 tbsp cilantro, minced
2 tbsp flax seed, ground
1/4 cup water
a few ice cubes

instructions:
place all ingredients into a blender, blend until smooth…enjoy!

tell me if you try this! stay tuned for more beauty-ful recipes like this one each week. they'll help you get and stay healthy not just for summer, but the rest of your life. 

enjoy your weekend!


images: Andrea Bemis dishing up the dirt 

1 comment:

Beauty Buzz Daily said...

Thanks for sharing! Oh so eager to try this out. I love all the ingredients in this smoothie~