Easy Tropical Smoothie Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: December 24, 2021
Easy Tropical Smoothie Recipe

This summer-appropriate tropical smoothie recipe has a delightful blend of tropical fruits that’s great for breakfast, post workout, or an after school snack. What is usually in a tropical smoothie varies, but this one combines frozen banana, mango, strawberries, coconut water, orange juice, and greek yogurt for a thick and delicious frozen treat. Set your day to a great start by pairing this fruit smoothie with equally easy and nutritious banana bread pancakes.

Tips on Making this Tropical Smoothie Recipe

A good fruit smoothie should be creamy, thick, not watery, and of course, delicious. Here are the best tips on making perfect tropical smoothies every time, plus ways to customize it according to your preference.

  • Fresh fruits have the best taste and nutritional value. You can even use fruits that are a little over their peak ripeness since the texture isn’t an issue. But frozen fruits are not that bad! Feel free to use frozen pineapple chunks and even peaches that you can easily get from the grocery store when fresh ones are not in season.
  • Thaw the ingredients a little before blending. If you blend them while they’re stone cold, the blender will have a difficult time doing its job. You will then add more liquid to help it, which later on will make the smoothie watery. Allow the ingredients to thaw for at least 15 minutes before blending.
  • Use any of your favorite fruit juice for the liquid. Any plant-based milk like canned coconut milk or almond milk will do too, if you’re on a dairy-free diet but want a creamier take.
  • Make it even healthier by adding protein powder, chia seeds, peanut or almond butter, and even salad greens like spinach or kale.
  • Add the liquid first. Then the softer and smaller ingredients like spinach or kale, if you’ll add any. This helps the blender blend more efficiently.
  • Create make-ahead smoothie packs by pre-slicing the fruits and portioning them together with the liquid in zip lock bags. Every time you want a smoothie, just pull one out, thaw, and blend.
  • For added texture, you can top it with granola, dried fruits, nuts, or perhaps a big scoop of ice cream if you’re feeling indulgent.

More Fruit Smoothies To Try

After learning this easy tropical smoothie recipe, keep up the healthy diet by including more fruit smoothies in your routine! 

  • Peach Mango Smoothie — This 5-ingredient fruit smoothie is not only lusciously fruity but it is also rich in vitamin C! Yogurt makes it thick and creamy with added good bacteria for better digestion.
  • Mixed Berry Smoothie — During down days, amp up your vibe with a glass of this vibrant berry smoothie! Its mood-boosting antioxidant content is just as intense as its color. 
  • Banana Smoothie — A level up from the usual banana smoothie recipes, this one has a bit of lime to highlight the banana flavor.
  • Cherry Pineapple Smoothie — Here’s an elegant-tasting fruit smoothie that’s also rich in immune system boosting vitamins. Made with only 2 ingredients, it couldn’t get easier.

How To Make Tropical Smoothie

Make this fiber, protein, and antioxidant-rich tropical smoothie recipe in just 5 minutes! Packed with tropical fruits and juices, it has all the yummy and healthy stuff you need for a great start.

Prep: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins


  • 6 oz coconut water
  • 6 oz frozen orange juice concentrate, or pineapple juice
  • 6 oz plain greek yogurt, or strawberry yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 cup frozen banana, sliced


  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend them until they form a smooth mixture.

  2. Once you're done blending, pour the mixture into a cup and enjoy!


  • Sugar: 39g
  • :
  • Calcium: 107mg
  • Calories: 222kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 46g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 795mg
  • Protein: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 86mg
  • Vitamin A: 875IU
  • Vitamin C: 104mg
Nutrition Disclaimer

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is my tropical smoothie watery?

You might have added way too much liquid. It’s best to start with a little, and add more along the way as needed. Also, it’ll help to thaw the ingredients for at least 15 minutes to soften. This is so that the blender will not have a hard time blending them, and you will not need to add more liquid to help it.

Why are my smoothies always chunky?

First, the blender might not be powerful enough to turn the ingredients into a smooth consistency. Secondly, there might be too little liquid. This is not good as it can get stuck in the straw. To fix a chunky smoothie, add more liquid little by little as you continue to blend it until you reach the desired consistency.



Made with just a few ingredients, this 5-minute tropical smoothie recipe is a healthy snack that you can prepare any time of the day. You can even customize it by adding your favorite fruits!
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