Tropical Smoothie


A whole orange goes into this refreshing drink, making it nice and thick. It’s healthy enough to make a great grab-and-go breakfast and delicious enough to be an anytime treat.

kitchen gear

  • Cutting board
  • Table knife
  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Blender (adult needed)
  • 2 glasses


  • 3⁄4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 large overripe banana, sliced (and frozen, if possible)
  • 1 orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh, frozen, or canned pineapple chunks
  • 2 ice cubes (if using non-frozen fruit)
  • 1 tablespoon almond or peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon shredded unsweetened coconut


  • Put all the ingredients in the blender.
  • Put the top on tightly. Turn on the blender to medium speed and blend until the mixture is smooth, 30-60 seconds.
  • Divide the smoothie equally between the two glasses and serve right away, or cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours.


* Sectioned means pulled apart after you peel it.


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