Recovery Mocktail: Tropical Morning

Pineapple and Greek yogurt make this a super beneficial recovery drink without compromising on taste.

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Staci Lupberger, RD, praises Greek yogurt as a low-calorie protein source with “calcium to promote bone health and probiotics to promote gut health.” Yogurt reminded Julia Momose, owner of Chicago cocktail bar Kumiko, of a morning in the tropics eating it with fresh fruit and sipping on tea. The combo inspired her to create this cold, protein-packed recipe. Pineapple juice supercharges this drink: Pineapples are high in bromelain, which stimulates circulation and aids in soft-tissue recovery.

Tropical Morning

  • Serves: 1
  • Total time: 10 minutes



  • 1½ Tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 3 oz. green tea (brewed and chilled)
  • 1 oz. canned pineapple juice
  • ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • Matcha powder, for garnish

Make it boozy

  • 1½ oz. clear spirit of your choice (vodka, gin, tequila, mezcal, or rum)


  1. Step 1

    Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker or mason jar.

  2. Step 2

    Top with ice, cover, and shake until fully combined, frothy, and chilled, about 15 seconds.

  3. Step 3

    Strain into a glass, and garnish with a dusting of matcha.