Mai Tai Smoothie Recipe

Mai Tai Smoothie Recipe

Transport yourself to a tropical island getaway with this delicious Mai Tai smoothie. Mellow pineapple, sweet cherries, and citric oranges blend together to create a perfectly sweet and mellow smoothie that is good for any time of the day. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is sweet. Weight is medium. Texture is smooth but pulpy. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Smoothie
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry, mai tai smoothie, orange, pineapple, recipes, smoothie
Servings: 2 people
Author: Chef Ryan Callahan
Cost: $5

Equipment

  • can opener
  • Blender

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 c. honey Greek yogurt
  • 1 c. canned pineapple cubed
  • 1 c. orange juice
  • ½ c. frozen cherries
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • ½ c. ice

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients into the blender and cover.
  • Activate the blender. If you have frozen ingredients that are not cooperating, use the pulse function and a little finesse to pulse your way into the perfect mixture.
  • Taste you smoothie and adjust. Is there too much or not enough of a certain ingredient or flavor? Adjust the flavors just like you would do anything else.
  • Serve in a glass with a straw. Garnish if desired.

Cooking for Chemo focuses on teaching you how to make your food taste good again during cancer and chemotherapy treatments. The flavor and cooking techniques contained within our easy to make recipes will help improve your quality of life as you go through cancer and chemotherapy treatments. Our cooking and flavor techniques can be integrated with any diet regimen. Talk with your dietitian to come up with a quality nutrition plan. This site is not to be taken as or used instead of professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor, oncologist, and dietitian before starting any new diet.

This recipe is taken from Cooking for Chemo …and After! By Chef Ryan Callahan -The Cancer Chef. For more cooking for chemotherapy recipes like this, you can pick up a copy on Amazon . Have specific questions? Email us at cookingforchemo@gmail.com

About the Author:

Chef Ryan Callahan is a 2x Gourmand World Cookbook Award Winning Chef. He is also the author of "Cooking for Chemo ...and After!" Chef Ryan acted as his mother's primary caregiver while she herself went through chemotherapy treatments. He has dedicated his life to helping cancer fighters navigate the difficulty that eating related side-effect present to the cancer fighter.