Pineapple Ginger Immunity Smoothies will help chase the winter blues away with their spicy citrus flavor.
This post was sponsored by NutriBullet Balance. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep me inspired in the kitchen.
This time of year, I like to take all of the precautions I can to help avoid the winter sniffles. This pineapple ginger immunity smoothie, with 93% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin c, is a nutritional powerhouse that’s in heavy rotation at my house right now.
Made with frozen pineapple, baby carrots, lemon, and orange, it has a bright, citrusy flavor that will remind you of sunnier days. Turmeric and ginger give the smoothie an earthy, spicy flavor and provide inflammatory properties while hemp seeds add protein and omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids.
I love the punch of gingery flavor – if you like turmeric tea/golden tea, you’ll love this smoothie.
I used the new NutriBullet Balance nutrient extractor to make this pineapple ginger immunity smoothie – I’m so impressed with this powerful little machine!
First off, there’s the “omg we live in the future” aspect – it connects to your phone with bluetooth! Everything is better with bluetooth, right? This NutriBullet has an app filled with healthy smoothie, soup, and dip recipes, or an option to create your own. The base acts like a food scale, so you know exactly how much of each ingredient you’re adding. Just tell the app what you put into the container, and it will calculate real-time nutrition information for you! I can’t stop playing with it – it’s so cool.
I’m also really impressed with how powerful it is. I actually jumped the first time I used it to blend! There are raw baby carrots in this pineapple ginger smoothie, but after just 45 seconds of blending you’d have no idea. They get completely obliterated with no chunks at all. Same goes for the frozen pineapple and the ice. It makes the smoothest smoothies I’ve ever had.
The NutriBullet Balance comes with two colossal cups that you make your recipe in. When they say colossal they mean it – these things are huge (about twice the size of my normal smoothies). They come with flip-tops for travel which is nice for quick mornings on the go.
- 4 Tablespoons frozen pineapple
- ½ cup baby carrots
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- ½ lemon peeled
- ½ orange peeled
- 3 teaspoons hemp seeds
- 1 cup ice
- 1 cup water
- In your nutribullet balance container, add the pineapple, baby carrots, turmeric, ginger, lemon, orange, hemp seeds, ice, and water. Screw on the lid and flip.
- Blend 45 seconds, or until smooth.
- If desired, top with additional pineapple chunks and hemp seeds.