Pineapple Ginger Smoothie

Many of you longtime followers know that I’m not a big believe in “recipes” when it comes to smoothies.  My method of choice is always “a little of this, a little of that”, usually based on whatever fresh produce happens to be hanging around my house.

But a smoothie I made this week happened to be exceptionally tasty.  So I decided to snap a quick pic and share it with you all.

It’s basically a simple pineapple smoothie, featuring some healthy Greek yogurt, banana, and my favorite smoothie ingredient — fresh ginger!  All in all a delicious, light, and wonderfully fresh tasting citrus smoothie.  Feel free to substitute in your favorite citrus fruits, but I happen to be partial to my beloved piña.  So pineapple it is for me!  Enjoy!!

Pineapple Ginger Smoothie

You will love this sweet and colorful Pineapple Ginger Smoothie recipe. It is a bright, colorful and nutritional way to start the day.


  • 1 1/2 cups diced fresh pineapple
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (I used vanilla, but you can choose your favorite flavor)
  • 1 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice or water


Blend all ingredients together in a blender until smooth.  Serve immediately.

Ali's Tip:

For a different twist, try adding in a pinch of ground cinnamon to this smoothie!

If you make this recipe, be sure to snap a photo and hashtag it #gimmesomeoven. I'd love to see what you cook!

Leave a Comment:


  1. Chaz L. — March 15, 2014 @ 2:15 pm (#)

    Thanks for this!!! I’m gonna make it today!

  2. Steve — May 29, 2014 @ 3:35 pm (#)

    Can I use ginger powder instead of fresh ginger? Would I use the same amount?

    • Ali — June 1, 2014 @ 5:47 pm (#)

      Hi Steve,

      Sure, you can sub in ginger powder. But you’ll want to use WAY less. Usually I estimate 1/4 teaspoon for every 1 Tablespoon of fresh ginger. Enjoy!


  3. Peter — June 7, 2014 @ 12:06 pm (#)

    I have been looking for a good smoothie recipe with fresh pineapple and fresh ginger as they are great inflammation fighters for back pain and arthritis, this one looks good. I would like to add turmeric about 1 tablespoon, how would this affect the taste if so how would you alter the recipe to balance it?

    • Peter — June 11, 2014 @ 8:39 am (#)

      Sorry should have been 1 teaspoon turmeric not tablespoon.

  4. Neva Z — July 26, 2014 @ 10:31 pm (#)

    This is loaded with sugar. These fruits are high in sugar…so is yogurt How is this healthy

  5. melissa — January 25, 2015 @ 2:57 pm (#)

    This was fantastic! I needed a good smoothie recipe to help use up the giant bag of ginger I received. I used plain yogurt and it was still amazing! Thank you for this easy smoothie recipe. I will be enjoying it often. I am a huge fan of naturally sweetened smoothies!

  6. Luisa Rodriguez — April 7, 2015 @ 4:07 pm (#)

    I made without banana but I added honey and it was so yummy!  I don’t like the mix of banana and pineapple, but the mix of pineapple with ginger is so delicious! Thankssssss!

    • Ali — April 7, 2015 @ 8:45 pm (#)

      Thanks Luisa, and I bet that honey was lovely in this!

  7. Rebecca — July 3, 2015 @ 8:48 am (#)

    Very  yummy!  Really liked the added cinnamon . 

    • Hayley @ Gimme Some Oven — July 6, 2015 @ 11:45 am (#)

      Thanks Rebecca, we’re glad you liked it!

  8. Lee Carlson — August 28, 2015 @ 4:36 am (#)

    What’s the calorie content?  Don’t want to use all my calories on one smoothie.  

    • Hayley @ Gimme Some Oven — August 31, 2015 @ 11:32 am (#)

      Hello Lee! We’re sorry but we are unsure of the nutrition facts/amount of calories in this recipe. We currently are not publishing nutrition facts on the site, as the nutrition calculators available are not 100% accurate, and we never want to publish anything that might be misleading. However, a lot of our readers love the My Fitness Pal nutrition calculator, so feel free to try that for an estimate. We hope that helps!

  9. Terry C. — October 28, 2015 @ 8:18 pm (#)

    Love! Thank You Ali, delicious smoothie! I used goat milk kefir instead of the yogurt and raw goats milk instead of water. An absolutely lovely combo…….yummy! Thanks again!

    • Hayley @ Gimme Some Oven — October 29, 2015 @ 3:39 pm (#)

      Yay, we’re so happy you enjoyed this Terry, thank you for sharing! :)


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