This fresh and tropical Pineapple Coconut Smoothie is a tasty drink prepared with tropical fruit and no added refined sugar. It contains delicious frozen pineapple, frozen banana, shredded coconut, coconut milk and coconut water.
Ideal as on-the-go breakfast, an energizing afternoon snack, or a reviving brunch. 7 ingredients and 5 minutes is all that you need to relish this bright, beautiful, nourishing and revitalizing tropical pineapple coconut smoothie.
Regardless of the weather outside, this pineapple coconut smoothie recipe is sure to charm everyone. Because this simple, rejuvenating, and so refreshing smoothie has everything to astonish your taste glands.
We all are aware of the fact the first meal of the day is very crucial, and we certainly can’t afford to skip that. But most of the weekday mornings are really hectic and we barely have any time to cook an elaborated breakfast in the mornings.
And here comes the smoothie world to rescue you on such days. I usually end up making a smoothie for my weekday breakfasts. Apart from the fact that they taste fabulous, they also keep you full for hours. I feel quite satisfied and energetic after drinking a tall glass of smoothie, and it puts me in a good mood.
Do you share the same love for smoothies as I do? If yes, then this pineapple coconut smoothie has your name written all over it.
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Especially this summer, over here we have been on a major smoothie kick. My little girl is obsessed with smoothies, she wants smoothies for her snack or brunch every other day. And she makes her own flavor combinations. Like mother like daughter, I must say. :) I find it awesome, because that way I can add some fruits and veggies to her diet.
If you are a regular visitor here, then you might be aware of the fact that I love a good smoothie. In fact, I can make it an entire meal. It’s because you can never run out of a smoothie option — there are literally countless possibilities to make a smoothie.
My basic reasons to love smoothies so much is very simple.
Because smoothies in general are:
Super healthy and wholesome.
Super tasty & so nutritious.
Fresh and vibrant.
Easy to make.
Easy to carry.
Perfect for a healthier breakfast or snack.
Can be enjoyed anytime of the day.
Saviour on days when you need quick energy.
A wonderful option to increase fruit intake
And this easy peasy pineapple coconut smoothie ticks all the right boxes.
Because Pineapple Coconut Smoothie:
✓ is full of tropical flavors.
✓ vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free.
✓ is also suitable for a plant based diet.
✓ perfect for on the go breakfast or pick-me-up snack.
✓ tastes like pina colada.
✓ super healthy and rejuvenating.
✓ deliciously amazing
✓ has loads of fruits.
✓ is protein rich.
✓ easy and quick to make
✓ ready in less than 5 minutes.
✓ is thick and creamy.
✓ is naturally sweetened.
✓ keeps you satiated until lunch.
✓ is bursting with exhilarating fresh fruity flavors.
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What is Pineapple Coconut Smoothie?
Pineapple Coconut Smoothie is an easy to blend, healthy, delicious and tropical smoothie that will transport you to a tropical island.
Mix pineapple, banana, coconut milk, coconut water, shredded coconut, and blend well until smooth. Tada. Your wonderful coconutty virgin pina colada like smoothie is ready to devour.
How to Make Pineapple Coconut Smoothie?
Making Pineapple Coconut Smoothie is one of the easiest and simplest of the things. Just grab ingredients and blend them together. That’s it. It can’t get any simpler.
So what are you waiting for? Take out your blender and make this succulent smoothie today.
You can get the detailed recipe in the recipe box on this page.
What are the ingredients used in Pineapple Coconut Smoothie?
This Pineapple Coconut Smoothie has only 7 ingredients which most of the people typically keep in the house.
These ingredients are:
Frozen banana slices
Frozen pineapple chunks
Some sweetener, optional (honey, maple syrup or any other sweetener of your choice)
Unsweetened coconut milk
Unsweetened shredded coconut or coconut flakes
What are the tools you need to make this smoothie recipe:
The only essential tool to make this smoothie is a good blender. That’s it. If you have your blender and your ingredients, then you are ready to rock & roll.
Can I use any other milk for this smoothie?
Yes, you can. Below are some options:
Unsweetened almond milk
Unsweetened soy milk
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What type of sweetener is best for Pineapple Coconut Smoothie?
This Pineapple Coconut Smoothie actually does not require any high amount of added sugar. This is because coconut milk and bananas both are naturally sweet.
You can choose any sweetener of your choice.
Below are are your sweetener options for this Pineapple Coconut Smoothie:
Can I freeze Pineapple Coconut Smoothie?
Yes, this pineapple coconut milk smoothie recipe freezes so well. So if you have made an extra batch then freeze them into ice cube trays and then transfer to a ziplock bag. Add those smoothie ice cubes to coconut water or thin coconut milk and set aside for 15 minutes. Your smoothie drink is ready to devour.
Or you can simply enjoy those smoothie cubes as a delectable snack on the go.
Some important tips, tricks and variations to make pineapple coconut smoothie:
You can also add some coconut yogurt to this smoothie. If you are not into a vegan diet then you can also add unsweetened vanilla yogurt to this smoothie.
If making this smoothie for a weekend brunch, then feel free to add some of your favourite alcohol to it.
Unsweetened shredded coconut enhances the coconut flavor of this smoothie. But if you are not into so much coconutty flavours then you can skip it.
Coconut water provides a desired consistency and a mild coconut flavor to this smoothie. If you don’t have coconut water then you can also use plain water.
In this smoothie recipe, coconut water can also be replaced with the fresh pineapple juice.
Ice gives a thick and creamy texture to this smoothie, but if you think it is too cold for you then skip the ice cubes.
Frozen mangoes can also be added to this pineapple coconut smoothie.
To make pineapple coconut avocado smoothie, add 1 avocado to this smoothie recipe.
If you want to limit your sugar intake, then make sure to use unsweetened coconut milk, unsweetened shredded coconut, and unsweetened frozen pineapple chunks for this recipe.
Add 2 tablespoons of coconut cream to this smoothie to make it creamier.
Adding sweetener is completely optional.
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How to Make Pineapple Coconut Smoothie //
- Add frozen pineapple chunks, frozen banana slices, coconut milk, shredded coconut, and ice cubes to a blender and process until smooth.
- Next, add the coconut water.
- Taste and add the sweetener, if needed. Blend again to combine.
- Pour smoothie into serving glasses.
- Garnish with pineapple, mint, or with coconut. Top with some pineapple chunks. Serve immediately or refrigerate it for up to 7-8 hours.