Transport yourself to vacation mode with this Tropical Smoothie recipe. It’s super simple to whip up and will make you feel like you’re on a deserted island!

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Holy deliciousness! I was at the grocery store and there was a 
plethora of fresh pineapple and papaya to be had. My kids are obsessed which makes me happy considering that papayas and pineapples are both high in Vitamin C as well as 
contain enzymes that help break down protein in the body, thereby 
aiding digestion. This Tropical Smoothie is a great way to get kids to eat fruit 
and yogurt without having to twist their arms. Reminds me of the luscious smoothies Chloe and I had in Hawaii this summer! 

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With only three ingredients, this smoothie couldn’t be easier to make. If you’re trying to encourage smoothies for your kids, get them involved in making them! I know when mine were younger they loved getting to press the button on the blender which in turn made them more excited to drink every last sip of their creation! 

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Some of my favorite healthy smoothies to start with for kids are Cotton Candy SmoothieBlueberry Chia Smoothie and this Mango Spiced Smoothie. If your kids are a little extra adventurous and want to take on a green smoothie, try this Tropical Protein Greens Smoothie! The tropical fruit totally masks and “green” flavor! There are tons more easy kid-friendly smoothie recipes on the website. Smoothies are my favorite way to get good-for-you fruits and vegetables into your body!

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Just one taste of this Tropical Smoothie and you’ll be absolutely hooked. When I first made it for my kids they were back for seconds in what seemed like seconds! Nothing makes me happier than when I really nail it with a recipe that they love that I also feel good about giving to them. Feel free to use frozen or fresh pineapple and papaya for this recipe too. The frozen give this a little icier thick version which is so yummy.

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Tropical Smoothie

Transport yourself to vacation mode with this Tropical Smoothie recipe. It's super simple to whip up and will make you feel like you're on a deserted island!
4.50 from 2 votes
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients  

  • 1/2 cup pineapple, chopped
  • 1/2 banana, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup mango, chopped
  • 3 tbsp greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup milk of choice

Instructions 

  • Place the ingredients in a food processor or blender and puree until smooth.
  • optional super boosts: hemp or chia seeds, reishi, collagen peptides and/or vanilla protein powder.

Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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About the Author

Catherine is a mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.

4.50 from 2 votes (2 ratings without comment)

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