Pineapple Smoothie

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Serving Size: 1
Instructions for Produce Sale: Quadruple this recipe and package in a 1 gallon pitcher

 

 

 

Ingredients:
2 cups peeled and sliced organic cucumber
2 cups frozen pineapple
1/4 lime, squeezed
1.5 cup water (add another .5 cup if mixture is too thick)
1 frozen banana
2 cups frozen organic strawberries (optional)

Directions:

Peel and slice cucumber, then blend all ingredients together and you’re done! Alternatively, if you have the equipment, peel then juice the cucumber before adding it to the smoothie.

Nutritional Information: Pineapples contain a high concentration of vitamin C and bromelain, both of which fight strongly against microbial infections. Many suggest eating pineapples with prescribed medications to cure colds and coughs effectively. This drink will give you one serving of fruit!

 

Adapted from OCHSA Culinary Graduate, Elisabeth Mulroy