Skinny Pina Colada Smoothie


1 cup fresh or frozen pineapple chunks (or one 8-ounce can crushed pineapple, in juice)
1 medium to large ripe banana
About 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, or your favorite milk. Coconut milk is a good choice
1/2 teaspoon coconut extract, or to taste
Sweetener, optional and to taste (no-calorie sweetener such as liquid vanilla stevia drops or white stevia powder)
About 1/4 cup shredded coconut, optional and to taste
Splash of rum or Malibu Coconut Rum (optional)


Combine pineapple, banana, milk, coconut extract, and optional sweetener in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
Optionally add rum, to taste, and blend.
Optionally garnish and serve immediately.