· 1/2 cup sliced cucumber ((skin on // organic when possible))· 1 heaping cup cubed pineapple ((if frozen, omit ice))· 1/2 large ripe, peeled, frozen banana· 1/4 cup light coconut milk*· 1/2 cup filtered water· 1 medium lime, zested + juiced ((~1 tsp zest // 2 Tbsp (30 ml) juice per 1 lime))· 1 large handful greens ((spinach or kale // organic when possible))· 2-4 ice cubes
Step 1Add cucumber, pineapple, frozen banana, light coconut milk, water, lime zest, lime juice, greens, and ice cubes to a blender and blend on high until creamy and smooth, scraping down sides as needed.Step 2For a thicker smoothie, add more ice. For a thinner smoothie, add more liquid of choice. Taste and adjust flavor as needed, adding more lime juice or zest for acidity/brightness, banana or pineapple for sweetness, coconut milk for creaminess, and greens for more intense green color.Step 3Serve immediately. Leftovers will keep covered in the refrigerator up to 24 hours, though best when fresh.