Pina Colada Smoothies

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Here are some kid-friendly pineapple-coconut-strawberry pina colada smoothies guaranteed to put a smile in your day. It's just like an aloha day at the beach. Well, almost. 🙂
For today's inspiration, here is the "Contemplation Before Eating" from Plum Village:
This food is a gift of the earth, the sky, numerous living beings, and much hard and loving work.
May we eat with mindfulness and gratitude so as to be worthy to receive this food.
May we recognize and transform unwholesome mental formations, especially our greed, and learn to eat with moderation.
May we keep our compassion alive by eating in such a way that reduces the suffering of living beings, stops contributing to climate change, and heals and preserves our precious planet.
We accept this food so that we may nurture our brotherhood and sisterhood, build our Sangha (community), and nourish our ideal of serving all living beings.
What a wonderful thing to contemplate before each meal!
This is recipe #194 of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our family and hopefully yours.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword gluten-free, plant-based, smoothie


  • 1 cup frozen fruit (pineapple chunks, mango, and/or peaches)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 4 dates, pits removed
  • 3 fresh strawberries (optional)
  • Non-dairy whipped cream garnish (optional


  • Put all the ingredients in a blender. 
  • Blend until smooth, pausing to scrape down the sides of the blender if needed. If the fruit is really frozen, you might need to add a bit more coconut milk.
  • Serve in your favorite glasses, with strawberries over the side of the glass or a swirl of non-dairy whipped cream. Enjoy your pina colada smoothies in your most tropical state of mind!
Did you make this? Please let me know by tagging @maitricooks on Instagram and leave a rating in the comments below. Happy cooking, and lots of love! ❤️🤗🙏
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