Vegan Recipes: National Pina Colada Day
Posted on July 10, 2015
Celebrate July 10 with a drink in hand, it is National Pina Colada Day. The Pina Colada is a sweet, rum-based cocktail. Along with the rum, it includes cream of coconut and pineapple juice and is unusually served blended or shaken with ice.
These super creamy, indulgent tasting, family friendly pineapple and coconut Piña Colada Smoothies will transport you to the tropics in a matter of minutes. Using only 3 easy-to-find and healthy ingredients just boosts the appeal of this naturally vegan, dairy-free treat!
Typically Piña Coladas are made with coconut creme, pineapple juice, and rum–these tropical beverages can be super high in calories. To make them lighter, this recipes removes the coconut creme and replaces it with coconut milk, added frozen bananas, and says adios to the rum.
This recipe is a perfect blend of two favorites- strawberry lemonade and pina coladas.
The classic Piña Colada cocktail turned into a vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free breakfast smoothie. Refreshing and rejuvenating.
The bright pop of pineapple, the creaminess from the banana, along with coconut undertones make the smoothie so satisfying.