Learn how to make the Blue Hawaii Green Smoothie, with pineapple and blueberries.
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Hi, this is Doctor Debra from topworkoutsecrets.com. And today, I'm here with another great green smoothie recipe. This one is the blue pineapple. It consists of pineapple and blueberries. I was thinking this morning how great it is if I can get tropical fruit year round even when you don’t live anywhere near the tropics. And so the pineapple right now is really, really good. So, you start with pineapple and all I've done is cut the rind off the outside. You're going to want to use about two cups, so I'm going to have to cut a little more. I use the core and all that nice fiber. So that looks pretty good. And then I've got a little over a cup of blueberries, that's what was left in my blueberry bag. That’s why it's over. I'm going to put those in. I'm going to just start with about half a cup or so of water. All right, and I'm going to blend that up. I love my vita mix but do not let not having a vita mix or an expensive blender stand in your way. You can use any blender, even a $30.00 blender, plain old oster or just have to do things in little smaller batches. But don’t let that stand in your way of tasting these wonderful greens. All right and now for the important part, the important is the greens. This is the great tasting part but nutritionally and energy wise, it's the greens that you need to have. I've really never been a huge greens fan. I grew up with a friend who’s mom was from the south and just walking into their house when they were cooking colored greens, those nasty. So, I don’t even know if I even was brave enough to try it on. But now, that’s what I'm putting in, these colored greens. They’re completely different when they are in a nice green smoothie. I'm not worried about putting the stems in. It's just a little bit be tend to not grind up very well if it's a little bit much. And I'm going to start with two leaves of colored greens and a huge handful of spinach. With the greens, try to get organic if you can. But if you can't, you can't. I can't always. All right, get those going. All right, let’s give it a taste test. See if I can add more greens or if you need more pineapple. That’s really good. All right, I'm going to try to put in one more leaf of colored greens. Greens are kind of weird but they are naturally stronger like mustard greens are really, really too strong for me. They’re really strong. But sometimes these—in the soil they’re grown in. So, each batch can be a little bit different. I don’t think mustard greens are ever—but anyway, let’s try putting in a couple more colored green leaves. All right, let’s put that on to the test now. This is my way of doing things. I put in what I know I can handle and then I see if I can handle more greens. That’s about it. It tastes good though. All right, maybe we should go back to blend in the purple pineapple. It's definitely more purple than blue. Anyway, there you are, almost has a chocolate-y look to it I suppose. But pineapple and blueberries, to get this wonderful green smoothie. Give that a try. I mean, you just got great nutrition in there. It tastes really good. I'm going to make this video short because I'm really hungry. But you’ve got tons of vitamin Cs. you’ve got your minerals. You got vitamin A. You’ve got antioxidants with your blueberries, tons of fiber that helps you fill full, helps with all kinds of health conditions. And then, all your nice minerals that’s in the greens and your vitamin K that’s in the greens in just, it's the greens that’s going to energize you. It just the fruit, especially I'm hypoglycemic. There is no way I could do just the fruit on up and down. And let’s say you got lot of fruits and keep eating it. But I put those greens in, I'm great. I know some people can do straight fruit but they’re not getting the benefits of the green smoothie. There is no way I would eat that many colored greens and spinach any other way. So, give that a try. And again, this is Doctor Debra from topworkoutsecrets.com wishing you a really