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Tropical Protein Smoothie Recipe

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Protein smoothies with fruit

This Tropical Smoothie recipe is a cool and creamy smoothie drink filled with tropical flavors. Loaded with protein and so easy to make. Perfect as a breakfast meal replacement or a refreshing drink in between meals.

Tropical Protein Smoothie

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This easy protein smoothie makes you feel like you are at a tropical island with its cool and refreshing flavor. Healthy and loaded with flavor and a huge boost of vitamin C to give your immune system a nice boost. It is made with mango, pineapple, banana, coconut milk, and some whey protein. The protein is optional for those who prefer not to add it, but a nice addition for those who are looking to increase their protein intake. This Tropical Smoothie recipe makes for a nice post-workout drink.

To make this smoothie recipe vegan, you can use a plant-based protein instead of whey protein.

Why this smoothie is so good

  • Easy: so easy to make, it takes just 5 minutes to put all the ingredients in a blender and just blend.
  • Healthy: made with fresh and healthy ingredients with some added protein.
  • Delicious: Bursting with flavors it will virtually transport you to a tropical island.

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tropical protein smoothie

Ingredients you will need

  • Frozen Mango
  • Frozen Pineapple
  • Pineapple juice
  • Banana
  • Coconut milk
  • Whey protein or plant-based protein

How to make the protein smoothie

protein tropical smoothie in a clear cup

FAQ’s and tips

Substitutes:

  • In place of pineapple juice, you can use coconut water or freshly squeezed orange juice.
  • You can use plant-based protein instead of whey protein. Or you may skip the protein entirely
  • Use frozen fruits. Using frozen mango and pineapple will ensure a thick and creamy smoothie.
  • It is best to drink this smoothie when you make it and not store it. It can be stored in the fridge for a couple of days but it will melt and be on the watery side.

What is the best liquid to put in a smoothie

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Some options of liquids to use on your smoothie are water, ice, milk, coconut water, coffee, tea, and juices. Going for a healthier option, use coconut water or almond milk. Looking to give your smoothie a protein boost? Use milk products like dairy or non-dairy milk. A nice option we like is pea protein milk. There are so many great options out there.

What yogurt is best for a smoothie

Avoid using high sugar yogurts in your smoothie since your smoothie may already have quite a bit of natural sugars from the fruits you are using. Great options are greek yogurts or plant-based yogurts that are high protein low in carbs. You may use flavored kinds as well depending on what type of smoothie you are making.

tropical smoothie in a cup

Try these other smoothies

  • Pineapple Kale Smoothie
  • Strawberries and cream smoothie
  • Vanilla Berry Smoothie Bowl
  • Chocolate peanut butter smoothie bowl
  • Berry Coconut Smoothie bowl

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