4 Tropical Smoothie Recipes you Should Try!

Smoothies are an interesting and increasingly popular option because they are easy to prepare and nutritious. That’s why we leave you in this article some tips to make delicious smoothies and 4 tropical smoothie recipes that you should try.

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A very healthy option is undoubtedly smoothies or fruit shakes, as they can be part of our diet, for example, replacing breakfast or snack, or using it as a complement to other meals to provide greater satiety and avoid anxiety.

They are easy and quick to prepare, in addition to having a wide variety of ingredients that turn the kitchen into a fun place where we can experience different textures, flavors and smells. 

They are refreshing and help us stay hydrated, so they are perfect for hot weather. In addition, it is a very nutritious preparation that provides our body with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, proteins and healthy fats.

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5 easy steps to prepare your Smoothie

Step 1: Choose your fruit 

Select at least 2 different types of fruit, preferably Saluzzo frozen fruit because it is ready to eat, peeled, chopped and with the same properties of fresh fruit, but without worrying about waste. 

You can choose from bananas, watermelon, pineapple, mango, avocado… In addition, to make your preparation healthier, you can go green by adding vegetables such as spinach.

Step 2: Choose a base

Add 1 or 2 glasses of liquid. You can choose between: Milk (vegetable, soy, soy, rice, almond and oat milk), fruit juice, cold coffee, iced green tea or coconut water.

Step 3: Add ingredients to thicken

Include ingredients that add creaminess to the smoothie and enhance the flavor. You can include yogurt, ice cream or rolled oats.

Step 4: Sweeten and aromatize

Add sweeteners, herbs, spices or fruits for flavor. You can use sugar, stevia, sweeteners, honey or chocolate syrup according to your taste. You can also flavor it with vanilla, chopped mint leaves or cinnamon. The latter is an excellent option to sweeten without adding extra calories.

Step 5: Add nutritional properties

To finish the smoothie, you can add some of the so-called “superfoods” with great nutritional properties such as cocoa that contains fiber, is rich in minerals and is an antioxidant, blueberries that contain many vitamins and a high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory power, they are also low in fat and provide collagen or nuts that provide a high energy value. They are rich in fiber and healthy fats essential for the body.

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1. Pink Smoothie


  • 1 cup yogurt (0% fat)
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 6 frozen strawberries
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2. Pineapple Smoothie


  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt (0% fat)
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 cup of frozen pineapple chunks
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3. Tropical Smoothie


  • 1 papaya + 1 cup yogurt (0% fat)
  • 1/2 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup of ice
  • 1 teaspoon shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon flax seeds
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4. Watermelon Smoothie


  • 2 cups chopped watermelon
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 2 cups of ice
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