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.
Mai Tai Smoothie Recipe
- can opener
- 1 c. honey Greek yogurt
- 1 c. canned pineapple cubed
- 1 c. orange juice
- ½ c. frozen cherries
- 2 tbsp. sugar
- ½ c. ice
- 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.
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