Clean and Healthy Tropical Smoothie

It’s that time again! 12 bloggers, 12 recipes, 12 ingredients or less. This month’s theme is just perfect for spring- fresh and fruity.

I made a healthy tropical smoothie for you all to enjoy today. It’s naturally sweetened, dairy free, and delicious! This is one of my kids’ favorite smoothie combos. Any extras left in the bottom of the blender? Just throw them into popsicle molds and freeze for later.

I call for lots of frozen fruit in the recipe. You don’t have to use it but I strongly recommend it. Getting into the habit of keeping lots of frozen fruit on hand will change your smoothie life. It makes the texture like a Jamba Juice, thick and almost ice cream like! And we all know that is never a bad thing.

Need some more advice on smoothie making? You might like my recent post on Good, Better, and Best Smoothies.

Enjoy, and be sure to check out all of the other recipes for this month.

Clean and Healthy Tropical Smoothie dairy free and naturally sweetened

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Clean and Healthy Tropical Smoothie


  • Yield: 2 large smoothies or 4 smaller portions

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen pineapple
  • 1 cup frozen banana (about 2 bananas)
  • 1 whole orange, peeled
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and process until smooth.
  2. If your blender is working too hard or not mixing well, add a bit more almond milk and blend again.
  3. Enjoy right away.

Notes

Any leftovers are great frozen into popsicles for later!

And if you want to throw in a cup of frozen blueberries you’ll have a delicious purple smoothie! Less tropical but still super delicious.

tropical blueberry smoothie

All of the pretty ladies who are participating:
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Everyone brought their A-game! These recipes look delicious.
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12 Responses
  1. People need to realize they are not “clean” eating if their food has the dye’s in it. Red 40, Red 3, Yellow 3, Blue 1, etc. A lot of times dye’s are sprayed on the fruits (yes even frozen fruit) to make the color more attractive to customers. If you are eating food with dye’s in it you are NOT clean eating.

  2. Kim

    Melissa;
    Hi,your smoothie looks really good,but I was wondering what the carbs and sugar content is in your tropical smoothie.
    I am a diabetic and I was wondering if this smoothie can be made in a magic bullet blender for 1 person.
    How can I lower the sugar and carbs in your tropical smoothie?
    Can I put protein powder in your smoothie with the coconut milk and the frozen tropical fruit in my blender?
    Kim

    1. Melissa

      You could use an online app to figure out the carbs for this, I don’t have the info. And yes, coconut milk and protein powder would be great in this!

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I’m Melissa, and I want to help you feed your family wholesome food.

As a hobby farmer and mom of five, I’m all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. I want healthy meals that feed my family well, and then I want to get back to my (messy) life. Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table.

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