Breakfast Desserts

Caramelized Pineapple Smoothie


  • 4 cups pineapple peeled and sliced in strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne optional
  • 1 banana frozen, cut in chunks
  • 14 ounces full-fat coconut milk Thai style
  • 4 inches ginger root peeled, sliced
  • 1/4 cup flax seed meal
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 cups spinach optional

Optional Garnishes

  • chia seeds
  • toasted coconut flakes


  • Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees and spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, toss together pineapple strips with oil and cayenne. Spread pineapple out in a single layer on baking sheet and roast for 15-20 minutes, turning once halfway through, or until golden brown and caramelized. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. 
  • Place caramelized pineapple, frozen banana, coconut milk, ginger, flax seed meal, nutmeg and spinach (if using) in a high speed blender and puree until smooth. You can add ice to make a thicker smoothie if you wish.
  • Divide mixture between four glasses and garnish with chia seeds and toasted coconut flakes if you wish. 


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