One of the many pleasures of working from home is, being able to take a break when the sun comes out and whip up a smoothie like this kiwi, mango and pineapple smoothie, sit in the sunshine, drink it and forget about the world.
Ok so that forget about the world bit lasted for exactly 15 mins – till I realised that this smoothie was really, really, really, really good. So, I promptly went back in, redid and photographed it. Then drank it all over again for lunch.
Yeah, some of the best food and drink recipes come about with not much thought, five mins of effort and zero stress. This one was purely a take some frozen tropical fruit (kiwis, mangoes and pineapple), along with some leftover bananas and strawberries, add in some coconut milk and pineapple juice and woah – out comes this amazing tropical jigamathing.
Is that even a word?
Oh and if you fancy whipping up this kiwi, mango and pineapple smoothie after work, for girls nights or even fun filled brunches then I reckon adding in a drop of tequila or rum might make it something amazing #justsaying.
Here is how to make this kiwi, mango and pineapple smoothie. Please do try it and if you do make it, then please do tag me on Instagram or twitter so that I can pop over and have a look. It is really, really awesome for me when you make any one of my recipes.
PS if you like smoothies then you can check out this vanilla beet freakshake from Veggie Desserts, melon, spinach and avocado smoothie from Tinned Tomatoes, chia blast berry smoothie from Celery and Cupcakes, carrot smoothie with ginger and orange from Tin and Thyme, peanut butter cup smoothie from Munchies and Munchkins, tropical kale smoothie from My Fussy Eater and the Icelandic blueberry skyr smoothie from Foodie Quine.
Lots of great choice there.
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Kiwi, Mango and Pineapple Smoothie
- 200 g (7oz) frozen pineapple, mango and kiwi mix
- 50 g (1.7oz) frozen strawberries
- 3 bananas , peeled
- 240 ml (1 cup) cold coconut milk
- 60 ml (0.25) pineapple juice
- Extra strawberries
- Grown -up version
- Add tequila or rum
- Add the frozen kiwi, mango and pineapple, strawberries, bananas, coconut milk and pineapple juice into the high-powered blender.
- Blend till smooth and pour into glasses. Top with granola and strawberries or if making the grown-up version then feel free to add in some tequila or rum.
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