Try A Sweet Tropical Smoothie Recipes

Chrystal clear waters and a gentle breeze that ruffles the coconut palms comes to mind… Yes, a sweet tropical smoothie recipe actually takes you there for a minute or two, and that’s great in my book!

Cool and tangy tropical smoothie

Summer just wouldn’t be the same without the sweet taste of tropical fruits. You can create simple, tasty cocounut, pineapple and mango smoothie recipes easily with your blender.

Here’s how we mix them at home…

My Favorite Tropical Smoothie Recipe

Cool and tangy, this tropical smoothie is excellent on a hot day. It’s a thick and creamy drink that tastes of the exotic, a delicious smoothie that is perfect for satisfying those fruity cravings.

Coconut milk is nutritious but high in fat, so try to choose a low fat (light) Coconut milk to keep it healthy :-)

You will need:

  • 1 banana, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 mango, peeled and flesh cut from pit
  • 1 cup (8 fl oz/250 ml) low fat coconut milk, chilled
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz/125 g) mango or other tropical fruit yogurt
  • 4 ice cubes
Ingredients for a tropical smoothie

Ingredients for a tropical smoothie

Method:

Place all the ingredients together in a blender, and blend until smooth and frothy. This makes approximately 3 cups (24 fl oz/750 ml) which will produce around 2 to 3 servings.

Cool and tangy tropical smoothie

Cool and Tangy Tropical Smoothie

A Tasty Mango and Peach Frappe

Peaches and mangoes are a great source of beta-carotene and antioxidants. The ginger aids digestion, eases nausea, and also helps to eliminate motion sickness. So it’s a great smoothie to drink if you suffer with travel sickness and you are heading off on a long journey.

It is also all natural, and so can be used to treat morning sickness during the earlier stages of pregnancy.

Mango and Peach Frappe

Mango and Peach Frappe

You will need:

  • 1/2 inch (12 mm) piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped.
  • 1 large mango, peeled and flesh cut from pit
  • 2 peaches, peeled and pitted
  • 8 ice cubes

Method:

Throw all the ingredients together in a blender and blend until the mixture is silky and smooth.

Pineapple Mint Lassi

Pineapple-Mint Lassi

Pineapple Mint Lassi

Pineapple Mint Lassi is a traditional south Asian drink of yogurt, ice, mint and occasionally as in this case fruit. This is definitely one of the most unusual pineapple smoothie recipes you will ever try.
Authentic Indian inspired dessert drinks are usually very sweet this being the exception, in fact this recipe is quite tart even with the sugar added and won’t be to everyone’s taste.

For a slightly sweeter taste add honey instead of the sugar and substitute the plain yogurt for flavored one.

You will need:

Ingredients for Pineapple-Mint Lassi

  • 1/2 pineapple, peeled , cored and chopped
  • 1 cup (8 oz/250 g) of plain natural yogurt
  • 1/2 cup (4 fl oz/125 ml) of water, chilled
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 8 ice cubes
  • 2 teaspoons sugar, or to taste

Method:

Place all ingredients together in a blender and blend until the mixture smooth. This recipe make rough 3 cups (24 fl oz/750 ml), which is roughly 2 to 3 servings.

A Mango Smoothie Recipe

Mango is such a wonderful tasting fruit as a snack, but it’s even better in a smoothie. Here’s an easy mango smoothie recipe you can make in just minutes.

You will need:

  • 1 ripe mango
  • 8 oz (250ml) plain yoghurt
  • 5 oz (150ml) milk
  • Ice cubes

Method:

Cut the mango in half and score the flesh into rough pieces with your knife, being careful not to pierce the skin. Turn the skin inside out and the mango chunks should come away nicely, already cut, with no mess and no fuss. Tip the mango chunks into your blender and add the yoghurt and milk. Blend until they’re smooth and add some ice cubes. Blend until these are also smooth and pour into tall glasses.

A Tropical Fruit Delight

If you have a blender, fruit drinks like this one are simple to make and lovely to drink. It’s a nice refreshing drink using a few mixed fruits which when blended together will set your taste buds alight:

You will need:

  • 1 banana peeled and cut into small slices
  • 1/2 a cup of pineapple peeled and diced
  • 1/2 a cup of mango peeled and diced
  • 1/2 a cup of papaya peeled and diced
  • 1 cup of freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 3 ice cubes

Method:

Simply take the ingredients and pop in the blender. A tropical smoothie recipe taste better when you blend it until it is rich and smooth. Once you are satisfied with the consistency pour into a glass. Add a slice of pineapple, cut to fit over the rim of the glass as a garnish. Use a toothpick to secure a glazed cherry to the top of the pineapple and serve.

The Mixed Tropical Smoothie Recipe

Making great tasting tropical smoothie recipe is easy with a blender. Simply add your favorite fruits and blend to suit your needs

You will need:

  • 1 orange, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup pineapple, sliced
  • 1/2 cup mango, chopped
  • 1/2 banana, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

Method:

Place the banana, ice and juice into blender and blend until the mixture turns slushy. Add the orange and pineapple slices and blend on high for one minute until everything is smooth. Pour into tall glasses and enjoy!

A Coconut and Lime Smoothie Recipe

You will need:

  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 dash allspice

Method:

Place ice cubes in the blender and pour other ingredients over the top. Blend until you have a slushy consistency. Pour into tall glasses and serve immediately.

A Tropical Health Drink Recipe

You will need:

  • 1 orange (peeled and quartered)
  • 2 slices pineapple
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup chopped watermelon
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • Ice

Method:

Place fruit and pineapple juice into the blender and blend until they are the right consistency to suit you. Add a few ice cubes at a time and blend on a pulse setting until the ice is blended into the drink. Pour into glasses and serve.