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
136
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
260µg
37%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
160mg
16%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
88µg
22%
Iron, Fe
12mg
67%
Magnesium, Mg
52mg
16%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
6mg
43%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
154mg
22%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
98mg
7%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
168g
6%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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.