Coco-Pine Cooler is a smoothie made from a combination of pineapple and coconut milk.
Pineapple is a great source of vitamin C, which supports the immune system, promotes healthy skin, and aids in wound healing. Pineapple has natural anti-inflammatory properties, which can help with conditions like arthritis. It contains bromelain, an enzyme that can help improve digestion and reduce inflammation in the body. It provides dietary fiber, promoting digestive regularity and supporting a feeling of fullness. Pineapple is relatively low in calories, making it a healthy, guilt-free snack.
The MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) in coconut milk may help with weight management by promoting a feeling of fullness. MCT can be used for a quick energy source, and may support weight loss. It may also fight bacterial growth, and aid in managing certain neurological conditions.
A wondrous recipe for a healthy and tasty summer drink.
Ingredients* for Coco-Pine Cooler: (Serves: 2)
Pineapple: 1½ cups, Coconut milk: 1 cup, Ginger (chopped): 2 t, Lime juice: 2 t, Water: to adjust consistency, Ice: crushed
1. Place all the ingredients in a blender.
2. Use only half of the crushed ice.
3. Blend at high speed until smooth.
4. Pour over the remaining crushed ice and serve immediately.
Let the Coco-Pine Cooler transport you to a hammock swaying in the warm breeze under swaying palm trees.
Did You Know: One pineapple plant can produce only one pineapple at a time.
*t: teaspoon, 1 cup: 250 ml