Tropical fruits are utterly juicy, sweet, and rich in so many nutrients. Fruits that are native to the tropical region are considered as tropical fruits and when you make delicious, smooth, creamy smoothies with them they become tropical smoothies, as simple as that. Pineapples, bananas, mangoes, avocadoes, papayas, lychee fruits, these are all tropical fruits. During the summer months, sipping a tall glass of tropical smoothie can give you that refreshing pleasure that nothing else can gift you ever. Just sit in your backyard or at your balcony and let your senses fill with the richness of a glass of mango smoothie or what about a tropical smoothie that has got a nice dose of coconut water into it? We have some of the best tropical smoothie recipes for you here that you can’t just wait to try. Tasty, smooth, and utterly sweet.
You can have them for breakfast or during any time of the day to lift up your mood as well as to feed your tummy with some rich deliciousness. Also, a glass of tropical smoothie in your hand can give you the feel of a sought after vacation in the Caribbean. Moreover, tropical fruits are high in antioxidants, fiber, potassium, folate, and vitamin C. So, apart from great taste, tropical smoothie recipes impart an abundant of health benefits. So what else are we waiting for? Just let’s make our own glasses of heavenly smoothies and devour them. Here are the best recipes for you.
Refreshing Tropical Smoothie Recipes:
Best Tropical Smoothie Recipe:
The very first recipe that we have got from ‘Sweet and Savory Meals’ is just an example of a perfect smoothie. It uses pineapple juice, orange juice, sliced banana, mangoes, pineapple cubes as the fruits. To balance out the extra sweetness coming from these fruits, the recipe uses orange juice and juice of a lime. These add a hint of tanginess to the whole recipe. Coconut milk goes into the preparation of the smoothie in the place of normal milk. It is a great choice if you want your smoothie to be dairy-free. Then they have added vanilla yogurt to enhance the taste as well as the protein quantity of the drink. And lastly, a pinch of vanilla extract and the lime zest has been added to elevate the smoothie game up to the next level. For garnishing use pineapple-mango skewers or anything that you wish.
Rich in carbs, protein, and other nutrients, this tropical smoothie can be a perfect breakfast option too to kick start a healthy day ahead.
Get the recipe at ‘Sweet And Savory Meals’.
Banana Smoothie With Nuts And Seeds:
Bananas are rich in potassium, magnesium, and vitamin C and a tasty glass of banana smoothie can be your smart breakfast option as well as a post-workout snack. Banana replenishes the loss of nutrients in your body and also is a great energy booster. If you want to make a tropical smoothie that has an exact amount of sweetness and smoothness to it, try this banana smoothie recipe.
This recipe has a truckload of seeds and nuts in it. It has pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, and flaxseeds. All these are great sources of fiber and also they do contain healthy fats and antioxidants. Almonds have been used to give the smoothie a more nutty flavor and almond butter and honey enhance the thick, smooth consistency amplifying the taste quotient of the drink. Use frozen sliced bananas to give your smoothie a thicker and milk-shake like consistency. This recipe is also dairy-free as it uses almond milk in the place of normal milk. Blend everything in a blender until smooth and pour the deliciousness into a tall glass. Garnish it with some dusted nutmeg and have a taste of heaven in your mouth.
Get the full recipe at ‘Kitchen Konfidence’.
Tropical Green Smoothie:
A vibrant green smoothie that has a punch of flavors coming from citrusy oranges and tasty pineapples – this green smoothie will become your favorite on-the-go drink as soon as you try it for the first time. The recipe uses spinach that comes with so many health benefits. While choosing your fruits for the smoothie always make sure that the tastes of the fruits are compatible. Not every fruit goes well with every other fruit. Like bananas go well with mangos and pineapples but do not go that well with the taste of melons and pomegranates.
This recipe is also the best for you if you do not like spinach that much. All the other ingredients in the smoothie will mask the taste of spinach and you will have it without even knowing. This smoothie is also low in calories so if you were in search of some low-calorie green tropical smoothie, this is the best recipe for you that we have got from ‘Jessica In The Kitchen’.
Ginger Pineapple Papaya Smoothie:
If you have never imagined using this angel’s fruit in your smoothie, you were missing out on some major stuff. Papaya is sweet, smooth, and has various health benefits. Full of antioxidants, vitamin C, you have to try this tropical smoothie recipe if you want to taste something unique and experimental. Pineapple and papaya together make a very creamy smoothie and the taste of these two pairs very well.
This recipe from ‘Light Orange Bean’ has used store-bought vegetable juice as a base of the smoothie which you can ditch or can make yourself. Ginger powder automatically adds a twist of flavor to the smoothie and also it has fat-burning capabilities. So if you are on your weight-loose mission, this is one of the most flavor-packed and nutrient-packed tropical smoothie recipes that are low in calories and taste more than excellent. After you have poured the blended smoothie into your glass, top it up with pistachios and chia seeds to add crunch and texture.
Mango is the king of fruits and no one can deny that this super fruit of the drupe family can give a burst of sweet taste in your mouth in just one bite. And this is one of the most convenient fruits to use in a tropical smoothie. You need some frozen mango slices, some frozen cubed bananas, and milk, that’s it. This recipe uses oat milk to make the smoothie healthier. Blend all the ingredients in a blender and serve the smoothie in a mason jar. Thick, sweet, smooth, and ready to get melt in your mouth. On a warm summer evening or on a busy morning when you are just going out of time, make your mango smoothie and you are ready to face the long day.
The recipe we got is from ‘Simple Vegan Blog’.
Tropical Chocolate Protein Smoothie Recipe:
A tropical smoothie that has a rich flavor of chocolate to it! Awesome, right? If you want to add some quirk to your regular tropical fruit smoothie you can do that by adding chocolate protein powder and chocolate almond milk to that. You could also add some nuts and cocoa powder to your smoothie to make it more nutrient-packed and flavorful. This smoothie will be loved by your kids too and is a great breakfast option to jump-start your day. Try it and let us know, how all of your family members loved it!
Get the recipe idea at ‘Cooking With Ruthie’.
Açaí is one of the most antioxidant-rich fruits and is heart-friendly and also is believed to prevent cancer. Use frozen and unsweetened açaí pulp and to go with that, use banana, pineapple, and strawberries. Customize the thickness of the smoothie by adding mango or orange juice. Honey can be used as an added sweetener. This is so sweet, delicious, and healthy treat to have as your breakfast or post-lunch snack.
Got the recipe idea from ‘BBC Good Food’.
Tips To Make The Best Tropical Smoothie:
- Tropical smoothies taste the best when you use fresh tropical fruits.
- Try to use ripe fruits to get the best taste and sweetness.
- Frozen fruits are the best if you want thick consistency and creamy smoothies.
- If you have forgotten to freeze your fruits the last night, add ice cubes to your smoothie to make it thicker.
- Use heavy-duty blending jar. If the cubes of the ice are not broken properly, they will come in your mouth repeatedly and will create interruption. Plus your smoothie needs to get even and properly smoothened.
- To add crunch and texture add seeds and nuts to your smoothie.
- For more protein add almond butter, soy butter, peanut butter, or cashew butter. Protein powder can also be added to the smoothie.
- Sugar is surely not advisable to add to your smoothie. If you want a little bit of sweetness, add honey or maple syrup or agave nectar.
- For spices use turmeric, nutmeg, ginger, or cinnamon powder.
- Add yogurt to give your smoothie more creaminess and boost of protein.
- As a base, you can even use a little bit of water. To amp up the game, go for pat milk, almond milk, or coconut milk which have nutritional properties and will make your tropical smoothie more drinkable.
- Know your ingredients and whether they do gel with each other or not before adding them to a single smoothie. Remember that fewer is better but if you mess up with your ingredients, you may have to drain it out into the washbasin!
So these were some of the best tropical smoothie recipes you can try in your home. They are rich, nutrient-packed, and what else? FREAKING DELICIOUS…