Cucumbers are 96% water. Most of the hydration comes from its skin, which contains vitamin C and caffeic acid. Both elements help soothe skin irritations and reduce swelling. The spinach in this Cucumber Banana Pineapple Smoothie is high in calcium, iron, and magnesium. This tasty smoothie will keep you cool as a cucumber.

Ingredients

½ cup Greek yogurt (or coconut milk)

1 cup peeled* and chopped cucumber (standard or English cucumber)

1 ripe banana, broken into pieces

1 cup frozen pineapple

1 handful of spinach leaves

10 ice cubes

1 tablespoon lime juice or lemon juice (optional)

 

Instructions

Add all ingredients to the blender in the order listed. Blend until smooth.

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