Licuado de Nopal (Cactus Pineapple Smoothie) is a yummy, healthy, and delicious drink that is said to help with weight loss, diabetics regulate their blood sugar levels, and improve digestion. By Mama Maggie's Kitchen
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Cactus Pineapple Smoothie (Licuado de Nopal)

Cactus Pineapple Smoothie (Licuado de Nopal) is a yummy, healthy, and delicious drink. Said to help with weight loss, diabetics regulate blood sugar levels, and improve digestion.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 2
Calories: 107kcal
Author: Maggie Unzueta

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chopped
  • 1 cup fresh cactus chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground tumeric
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice or water

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour and enjoy!

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Notes

Use fresh ingredients. You will lose some of the nutrients if you use canned pineapple or jarred cactus. 
If you are not used to cactus, add more pineapple and orange juice. 

Nutrition

Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 492IU | Vitamin C: 105mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1mg