Strawberry Pineapple Smoothies Yield: 2 large or 3 small smoothies Ingredients: 8 oz. low-fat vanilla or plain yogurt 1 large banana 1½ cups chopped pineapple, frozen 1½ cups frozen strawberries ¼ cup milk Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Process until thick and smooth. Add ice to thicken, if desired, or milk to thin. Serve immediately.
Pineapple has been used for centuries to reduce pain and inflammation. It turns out that an enzyme found in pineapples called bromelain reduces swelling, bruising healing time and pain. Ginger is a potent anti-inflammatory proven stronger than ibuprofen.