This post is sponsored by ©Knudsen & Sons, Inc. all opinions are my own.
This 4-ingredient pineapple cranberry smoothie features all-natural cranberry juice, pineapple, banana, and Greek yogurt for a tart, good-for-you drink!
My longtime readers will know I'm a fan of easy smoothie recipes. But those easy smoothies must also be yummy smoothies or what's the point of bustin' out the blender?
While I'm all for a classic peanut butter & jelly smoothie or dreamy low-carb chocolate peanut butter smoothie, sometimes you need a smoothie that really wakes up your taste buds like this 4-ingredient pineapple cranberry smoothie.
If you're a fan of cranberry juice but hate drinking all the added sugars or artificial flavors, you'll love this pineapple cranberry juice smoothie. It features R.W. Knudsen's® Just Cranberry Juice along with frozen pineapple, frozen banana, and Greek vanilla yogurt for a cranberry smoothie that is sure to wake up your taste buds!
Don't worry. If you're worried it's going to be too tart, you can always add a bit of vanilla extract and raw organic honey to your pineapple cranberry smoothie. The smoothie is still super good for you and a better option than that drive-thru smoothie you're thinking of grabbing on the way to work.
Let's chat a minute about the star of this cranberry juice smoothie, R.W. Knudsen Just Cranberry Juice. The cranberry juice in this bottle is 100% juice, and each 8-ounce serving provides a 1-cup serving of fruit. Just Cranberry has no preservatives or artificial flavors and is USDA organic and non-GMO project certified. Plus you can easily find R.W. Knudsen Just Cranberry down the juice aisle at your local Walmart. That's a lot of goodness packed into that 32-ounce bottle!
Behind the bottle is a pretty sweet story. R.W. Knudsen prides themselves on being a better for you option. As a result, they've established strong relationships with local growers. One of their growers is Peters Cranberries in Sixes, Oregon.
Summertime is all about fresh, good-for-you fruits... and fruit smoothies. Add this 4-ingredient pineapple cranberry smoothie to your repertoire of smoothie recipes. It's sure to be one of the most refreshing drinks you taste this summer!
- ¾ cup R.W. Knudsen Just Cranberry Juice
- ¾ cup frozen pineapple chunks
- ½ frozen banana*
- 1 (5.3-ounce) container light vanilla Greek yogurt
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
- 1 tablespoon raw organic honey (optional)
- Place cranberry juice, pineapple, banana, and Greek yogurt in blender. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
- NOTE: If the smoothie is too tart, you can add the vanilla and honey to sweeten it a bit. As listed, it will add about 30 calories per serving.
- * Frozen banana makes the smoothie a little thicker but you can use a non-frozen banana.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 148Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 39mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 2gSugar: 19gProtein: 7g