Written by: Lindsay Sibson
Yes, I like Pina Coladas… AND gettin’ caught in the rain.
But I’m also REALLY into health food and the occasional glass of champagne.
Luckily, you can have your colada and care about your health too when you use FRESH and nutritious ingredients.
In honor of National Pina Colada Day on July 10th, here is a PUMPED UP recipe that will give your body a glassful of goodness:
Health Benefits Of A PUMPED UP Pina Colada Protein Smoothie
Organifi Complete Protein Powder
- Vegan, gluten free, soy free, non GMO, dairy free and USDA certified organic
- Loaded with digestive enzymes that promote healthy digestion
- 20 grams of plant-based protein in each serving!
- Helps increase your body’s ability to absorb nutrients
- Boosts your immune system
- Full of vitamins and minerals
- Coconut milk is packed with nutrients such as magnesium and potassium:
- Muscles use these to repair broken down tissue and grow back stronger
- Coconut milk does not need to be fully digested first before your body can use it
- Great source of energy for your brain
- Excellent source of plant-based iron
- Helps with digestion and colon cleansing
- Contains bromelain - a digestive enzyme that also balances blood coagulation
- Helps your body reduce inflammation
- Certified organic
- Soaring levels of antioxidants
- Deep detoxifier that cleanses your body
- Promotes a healthy response to inflammation
- 4 times more effective and stronger than regular turmeric
PUMPED UP Pina Colada Protein Smoothie
- 1 scoop Organifi Complete Protein Powder, vanilla
- 1 cup coconut milk
- ½ cup filtered water
- ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks
- Natural sweetener: 1 tbsp raw honey OR liquid stevia drops
- 1 capsule Daily Turmeric, opened and case discarded
- Optional flavoring: shredded coconut or coconut extract
Instructions:1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth and creamy.
- Add ice as needed to reach desired consistency.
Now all you need is to grab yourself a little umbrella for you drink and go outside to soak up the sun on this beautiful day!
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About The Author
Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.