Tropical smoothies can be amazingly pretty and satisfying. After a 30 minute rendezvous with your blender you can sip this sexy drink and pretend you're watching the ebb and flow of the ocean waves in front of you - even if you're up 80 stories high in a brick jungle in the dead of winter. Hey, a girl can dream!
There is nothing like a colorful delicious smoothie to pretend that you're on the islands escaping a chaotic day.
Rich colorful smoothies and shakes takes the blah out of a humdrum day and give you a little umph.
Red dragon fruits are great for healthy smoothies and shakes. These fruits are not too sweet and diabetic friendly. They give that bright electric pink color. Mix them with frozen bananas and you got a healthy raw food that's a filling meal.
- 1 Pink Dragon Fruit
- 2 Frozen Bananas
- 10 Frozen Strawberries
- 1 cup Frozen Cherries
- 5 Pitted Dates
- 1/2 cup water or soymilk (any nut milk will do)
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter (chunky or creamy)
Note: Easy on the dates and cherries if you are diabetic. You can replace them with fruits low in sugar so you can double up on the strawberries if you like. Some fruits have higher sugar content.
High sugar fruits in this recipe: Bananas, Cherries and Dates
Blend away. It will be creamy icy similar to soft serve ice cream because the fruits are frozen.
Serve in a pretty glass.
TIP: Even better, get yourFavorite Ice Cream Maker
and freeze it ahead of time. Pour this smoothie into it and have yourself an amazing colorful tropical treat!
It was creamy and icy but better than a soft serve ice cream. It's good enough for a sensible light dinner.
We love tropical smoothies specially in the summer when the temps are hot and steamy. Who can resist a tempting colorful icy drink that's perfect enough for a meal in itself?
Mixing sweet fruits with colorful veggies in a smoothie is encouraged to get the maximum benefits while increasing your vegetable intake.
You can add frozen bananas as a base. Bananas make your smoothies creamier without the added dairy. Check out how to make this favorite vegan ice cream softie. Just be careful 'cause you'll be hooked.
Simple colorful smoothies can not only save yourself from slaving in the kitchen and will surely make your trillion cells all happy and healthy.