Anti-inflammatory Pineapple Coconut Smoothie Recipe

Anti-inflammatory Pineapple Coconut Smoothie Recipe

The makings of a Virgin Piña Colada for a healthy breakfast or mid-afternoon snack. Pineapple contains bromelain, a potent enzyme that helps to reduce inflammation. How delicious is that?! 


1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
3/4 cup coconut water/juice*
1/4 cup plain lowfat kefir
1 cup of ice

Read more: Fighting Inflammation with Foods


Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

*Note: I like to use Lakewood organic fresh blend of coconut and grape juice but you can use any bottled blend of coconut with any juice you like as long as there is no added sugar.

Recipe by Catherine Katz,

By Catherine Katz, Ph.D.| May 04, 2016
Categories:  Recipes
Keywords:  Cuisinicity

About the Author

Catherine Katz, Ph.D.

Catherine Katz, Ph.D.

Catherine is the founder of Cuisinicity- Love the Food That Loves You Back, a website where good food and good health come together in a way that is feasible for today’s busy families, as it has been for hers (Catherine and her husband, Nutrition expert Dr David L. Katz, have 5 children!). Catherine’s recipes have been widely featured in national media, including ABC News, O Magazine, Eating Well, Prevention Magazine, Woman’s World, Fitness, Shape, and many others. She is the co-creator of the Nutrition Detectives™ food label literacy program, now in use by thousands of schools all over the world and has collaborated in the production of other health promotion programming, including the Unjunk Yourself® music video program.


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