Easter smoothie

Easter smoothie

Using only four ingredients, this quick two-minute snack will satisfy your hunger while bringing you into the Easter spirit. The contrast of the pineapple with the almond milk gives a refreshing and delicious taste that all will love in the house.

Serves:  2
Dietary: Vegan, vegetarian, coeliac, wheat-free, peanut-free
Contains; Tree nuts (almond milk)
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: n/a


1 cup (250 ml) almond milk, unsweetened
½ tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp chia seeds (10 g)
1 cup (175 g) tinned pineapple in juice, approx. 5 slices



  1. Place the milk and pineapple into a blender and blend for 30 seconds or until smooth.
  2. Add the cinnamon and chai seeds and blend for a further 30 seconds.
  3. Pour into a glass and enjoy!
  4. Drink immediately.  Do not refrigerate.


This recipe has been donated by Sylwia Szkup, a student nutritionist at ATU, Galway.


Per serving:  one glass of smoothie (220 ml)
Total calories:  98 kcal
Fat: 3.0 g
 of which saturates:  0.3 g
Carbohydrate: 13.0 g
 of which sugars: 13.0 g
Fibre: 3.4 g
Protein: 2.5 g
Salt: 0.16 g



  • Good source of fibre, which contributes to an acceleration of intestinal transit.
  • Good source of omega-3 fats.



  • Cow’s milk can be used if you prefer; however, this alternative recipe will not be vegan.
  • You can use mango or banana instead of pineapple.
  • Try a pinch of chilli to add a little kick.


Checked by Kathy Lewis, Registered Nutritionist


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