This simple smoothie from Eating Bird Food features pineapple and ginger, both of which contain antioxidants that help curb inflammation and promote recovery. Apples also add vitamin C, while kale and chia seeds pack even more nutrients. You can make it with plain water or try coconut water for extra flavor.
Pineapple Recovery Smoothie
- 1/2 apple, cored and chopped
- 1 cup (150g) frozen pineapple
- 3/4 cup (180ml) water
- 1 cup (67g) baby kale
- 1–2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 knob fresh ginger
- 1 teaspoon chia seeds
Blend all ingredients in a high-powered blender. Blend until smooth, adding additional water as needed until the smoothie is the texture and consistency you enjoy.
Serves: 1 | Serving Size: 1 smoothie
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 208; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 09g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 29mg; Carbohydrate: 46g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 22g; Protein: 4g