If you fancy a tropical-inspired drink, then what better thing to make than a tropical-inspired smoothie?
This mango pineapple banana coconut milk smoothie has got everything it needs; thickness, taste, and health benefits.
When you haven’t been anywhere nice on a vacation for a while, take the vacation vibes and bring them home with this delicious smoothie.
The smoothie mango smoothie is also totally dairy-free, free of added processed sugars, and suitable for a vegan diet.
Furthermore, the smoothie is relatively low in calories, making it suitable for weight loss. It helps boost your metabolism, and keeps you feeling full for hours!
Banana Mango Pineapple Smoothie Benefits
This smoothie contains 3 different types of fruits, so naturally it will have many benefits to it.
The benefits of this smoothie are numerous, but here’s the breakdown of some of the top ones:
- Heart Health: Coconut milk and cashews contain healthy fats that are beneficial for heart health. Additionally, potassium from banana helps maintain blood pressure levels.
- Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Pineapple is known for its anti-inflammatory benefits due to the bromelain enzyme.
- Antioxidant-Rich: The fruits used in the smoothie are rich in antioxidants, which help in combating free radicals in the body.
- Digestive Health: Both pineapple and mango contain enzymes (bromelain and amylase) that may aid in digestion.
- Energy Boost: The carbohydrates from the fruits and the healthy fats from the nut butter provide a balanced source of energy.
- Rich in Vitamins: Mango and pineapple are good sources of vitamin C, while bananas provide vitamin B6. These vitamins contribute to a healthy immune system and overall well-being.
- May Help Weight Loss Due To The Satiety: The fats from the coconut milk and nut or seed butter can make the smoothie more filling, helping to curb hunger for a longer period.
How To Make Vegan Banana Pineapple Mango Smoothie
If you are in a rush, you can throw all the ingredients in and blend, but if you have a bit more time, you can layer the smoothie for a better blend.
So if you do decide to layer it, it’s always best to start with the liquid and hard-to-blend ingredients. Then, follow with the rest of the ingredients.
To make this mango pineapple banana smoothie, you will need these ingredients:
- Cashew Butter
- Coconut Milk
This mango and pineapple smoothie for weight loss with banana comes out thick, refreshing, and full of tropical flavors.
Mango Pineapple Banana Smoothie Calories
If you are someone who counts your macros, knowing the nutritional breakdown of this smoothie is important.
Below you will find the estimated nutritional values per serving of this pineapple mango banana smoothie:
As you can see, the smoothie is quite high in calories, which is why if you are using it for weight-loss, it’s always best to use it as a meal replacement.
Recipe Variations And Optional Add-ins
- Instead of cashew butter, you can use any other nut butters you like/have. However, for a nut-free version, use sunflower seed butter instead.
- For a much calorie recipe, instead of using coconut milk from a can, use from a carton. Coconut milk from a carton has over 60% less fat and calories!
- You can throw in a handful of spinach or kale for a more nutritious and complete smoothie.
- You can also add chia seeds as well, for more plant-based protein content in this drink.
More Tropical-Flavoured Smoothie Recipes:
Banana Pineapple Mango Smoothie
- 1 Blender We used this one
- 1/2 cup/75g of frozen mango chunks
- 1/2 cup/75g of frozen pineapple chunks
- 1 small banana
- 1 tbsp of cashew butter or sunflower seed butter
- 1 cup/250ml of coconut milk
- Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth.
- I blended mine for about 3 minutes to achieve smooth and creamy consistency.
- Serve and enjoy!