Pineapple Kiwi Smoothie

A tropical smoothie with a tangy taste of kiwi. It’s one of my favorite ways to hydrate and power up my diet easily with numerous vitamins.

I hope you like this pineapple kiwi smoothie recipe as much as me!

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Pineapple Kiwi Smoothie

Pineapple Kiwi Smoothie

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Sip on the tropical taste of a pineapple kiwi smoothie. A refreshing and energizing blend that combines sweet pineapple with tangy kiwi, perfect for a healthful, delicious pick-me-up.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 medium-sized kiwi (diced)
  • 1/2 cup frozen banana slices
  • 1 cup of coconut water
  • 23 mint leaves

Instructions

  1. You can peel the skin of the kiwi if you prefer, but I love leaving it on because it contains many nutrients.
  2. Dice the kiwi, and measure the rest of your ingredients as listed.
  3. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender or a Nutribullet, starting with the pineapple first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Blend until smooth. It should take 2-3 minutes to achieve the perfect consistency.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

*For recipe tips, smoothie variations, benefits, and more, scroll past the recipe!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 230
  • Sugar: 33.1g
  • Fat: 2.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.5g
  • Fiber: 6.5g
  • Protein: 2.2g

Kiwi Pineapple Smoothie Benefits

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This tropical pineapple smoothie with kiwi is not only delicious but so nutritious too!

Did you know that kiwi fruit contains more Vitamin C than orange? Yep, this is a fact, and when I learned this fact, I have not stopped eating kiwi fruit!

Some of the main benefits of this pineapple and kiwi smoothie based on the ingredients used, include:

  1. Hydration: Coconut water is a natural hydrator, providing electrolytes that help replenish body fluids, making this smoothie ideal for post-workout recovery or simply staying hydrated.
  2. Rich in Vitamins and Minerals: Packed with Vitamin C from pineapple and kiwi, potassium from bananas and coconut water, and additional nutrients, this smoothie supports immune function, skin health, and overall well-being.
  3. Digestive Health: The fiber content from the fruits aids in digestion, while the pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme that can help with the breakdown of proteins.
  4. Energy Boosting: The natural sugars in pineapple, kiwi, and banana provide a quick energy boost, while the mint can invigorate the senses, making you feel refreshed and energized.
  5. Antioxidant Properties: The high vitamin C content acts as an antioxidant, protecting the body against free radicals and supporting overall health.
  6. Supports Heart Health: The potassium in the smoothie contributes to heart health by maintaining normal blood pressure levels and supporting cardiovascular function.

If you love this pineapple and kiwi smoothie, you will also love my berry and pineapple smoothie, as well as my kiwi banana smoothie bowl!

Smoothie Variations & Recipe Notes

Pineapple Kiwi Smoothie being poured into a glass cup from a blender

One of my favorite things about this smoothie recipe is how easily it can be customized.

If you are someone who likes to experiment with different flavors, swap ingredients, and make recipes your own, here are some suggestions:

  1. No Banana Variation: You can make this smoothie without banana, by adding more tropical flavor and swapping the banana for mango.
  2. Nutty Infusion: Nut butter works so well with the flavor combinations. Incorporating a tablespoon of your favorite nut butter can make the smoothie richer and creamier.
  3. Green Infusion: Incorporate fresh or frozen leafy greens such as spinach or kale, for a vibrant nutrient-powered green smoothie!
  4. Protein Boost: Add 1/2 cup of yogurt or a scoop of protein powder for a protein boost.

Equipment Compatible For The Recipe:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh x
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender x
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

If you do own the 2 blenders marked as not compatible, you can still make this smoothie.

You will just need to adjust the recipe slightly. 

You will need to add an extra 1/2 cup of coconut water to the recipe. This means the smoothie won’t come out as thick.

Pineapple Kiwi Smoothie

Recipe FAQs:

I Don't Have Coconut Water - What Can I Use Instead?

If you don't have coconut water, you can use almond milk, plain water, or coconut milk.

Is This Kiwi Pineapple Smoothie Good For Weight Loss?

The smoothie can be helpful in your weight loss journey, since it's very low in calories, but very filling.

How Do I Store This Smoothie?

Once the smoothie is blended, transfer it into an air-tight container or a portable water bottle. Place in the fridge, and consume within 24 hours.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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