Nothing screams warmer weather than a creamy, pineapple-y, ice-cold Pina Colada. But those Pina’s come at a pretty price packing on average more calories than a hamburger! They can run you (or should we say rum you) into serious trouble in the jeans department.

 pina colada protein shake

With the summer around the corner, and a tropical island getaway only in our imaginations, let’s indulge without the bulge with a delicious and nutritious take on everyone’s favorite summer time staple.

 

What you’ll need:

  • 1 cup of milk (or milk alternative)
  • 1 cup of frozen pineapple
  • 1 serving of your favorite vanilla protein powder (we used Motiv-8’s and it’s delicious!)
  • ½ tbsp. of coconut oil
  • ½ tsp. of coconut extract
  • ½ tsp. of vanilla extract

 

What you do:

  • Place ingredients in order in a blender until your kitchen turns into the tropical island of your dreams!

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