Tropical Smoothie Recipe

Tropical Smoothie Recipe
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This simple, delicious smoothie is clean, refreshing, and full of healthy vitamins. A great way to start the day off in the summertime! If you're new to smoothie-making, you can learn about how to make a smoothiealthough some of our tips are great for old hands in the smoothie business, as well. 

1
Servings
300
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut water
  • Juice from ½ lime
  • 1 banana
  • ½ fresh mango
  • ½ cup fresh pineapple
  • ½ cup crushed ice

Directions

Add the coconut water and lime juice first, then mango, followed by the banana. On top, place the pineapple, and finally, the ice. Blend on low for a minute and a half, then slowly bring the speed up until the ingredients are well incorporated.

Smoothie Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Smoothie Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
52g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3.6%
Protein
5g
10%
Carbs
75g
25%
Vitamin A
97µg
11%
Vitamin B6
0.8mg
40.4%
Vitamin C
126mg
100%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
8µg
11%
Calcium
107mg
11%
Fiber
10g
42%
Folate (food)
120µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
120µg
30%
Iron
2mg
9%
Magnesium
121mg
30%
Monounsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
13%
Phosphorus
110mg
16%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
1421mg
41%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
18.7%
Sodium
261mg
11%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
15.3%
Zinc
0.7mg
4.7%