Pineapple Basil smoothie- anti-cancer recipes- cook for your life

Pineapple Basil Smoothie

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 2 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 5 ingredients
In the summertime I love the aromatic flavor of fresh basil with seasonal fruits. This icy summer Pineapple Basil Smoothie mixes the very Italian with the extremely tropical. Whip this... your blender, and find out just how wonderful basil tastes with pineapple.


  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • ¼ cup basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup, or to taste
  • 3 ice cubes

Nutrition Facts


75 cals


1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


18 g


14 g


3 g


2 g


127 mg


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Taste for sweetness. Serve immediately.

Chef Tips

If you want to use a fresh pineapple, it’s easy to freeze.
Here’s how:

Peel the pineapple, quarter it and core it. Slice the quarters 1” thick, then cut the slices up into chunks.

Spread the pineapple chunks onto a cookie sheet in a single layer. Place in the freezer until the chunks are frozen solid.

Bag them in quart Ziplock freezer bags and return to the freezer to store for a rainy, or sunny, day.

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, videos, and more content are reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society.

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