Start your day with a sip of sunshine! 🌅✨
My Tropical Sunrise Smoothie is more than a drink; it's a mood booster in a glass. Here's how to bring the sunrise to your breakfast table: Blend up a strawberry dream for the base—just like the rosy hues of dawn. Pour in a golden pineapple layer like the first light of daybreak. Watch the colors meld into a perfect sunrise.
Hosting guests? Impress them with this visual breakfast drink—each sip is an explosion of flavors and nutrients that'll make everyone's morning fun and vibrant. Packed with Vitamin C from strawberries, potassium from bananas, and the anti-inflammatory magic of turmeric. Share the delicious benefits of starting your day with plants and watch the good vibes multiply! Enjoy Veginners! Love, Cheryl🍓🍍🥥
Tropical Sunrise Smoothie Recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
For the Pineapple Bottom:
1 large banana
1/2 cup pineapple chunks (fresh or frozen)
1/2 cup plant-based milk (like coconut or soy)
A pinch of ground turmeric (for color)
For the Strawberry Top:
1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
1/2 cup coconut water or plant-based milk
A splash of lime juice
A thin, round slice of pineapple, cut to resemble a sun shape
Make the Pineapple Bottom: Blend the banana, pineapple chunks, plant-based yogurt, and turmeric until smooth. Pour this into the bottom half of your glasses.
Rinse your Blender: Quick rinse to keep colors separate.
Make the Strawberry Top: Blend the strawberries, coconut water/plant-based milk, 1/2 banana, and lime juice until smooth. Gently pour or spoon this over the pineapple layer.
Add the Pineapple Sun: Place the artistically cut pineapple slice on top.
Serve Immediately: Enjoy your visually stunning and tropical-flavored smoothie!
This recipe switch will give you a beautiful sunrise effect with the golden hue at the bottom and the vibrant red at the top. 🌅🍍🍓
Nutritional Info, estimated per serving:
Calories: Approximately 150-200 kcal
Smoothies mainly contain fruits, which are a natural source of sugars and fiber. The calorie count is a rough estimate, as it can vary based on the size of the fruits and the type of plant-based milk used.
Carbohydrates: Around 35-45 grams
Fruits are rich in natural sugars (fructose), providing energy. The carbs also include dietary fiber, beneficial for digestion.
Protein: About 2-4 grams
Most of the protein comes from the plant-based milk. Fruits have minimal protein content.
Fat: Approximately 1-3 grams
If using coconut milk, the fat content might be slightly higher due to its natural fat. Other plant-based milks or water have lower fat content.
Fiber: About 4-6 grams
Fruits like bananas and strawberries are good sources of dietary fiber, which helps in digestion and maintaining blood sugar levels.
Vitamins and Minerals: Rich in Vitamin C, Potassium, and others
Strawberries and pineapple are excellent sources of Vitamin C. Bananas provide potassium, which is good for heart health and muscle function. Turmeric adds anti-inflammatory properties.
Sugar: Naturally occurring sugars from fruits, approximately 20-30 grams
The sugars in this smoothie are natural, coming from the fruits themselves. There are no added sugars unless a sweetened plant-based milk is used.
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