Tropical Smoothie

Tropical Smoothie | ChopChop

Description

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.

Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Makes: 2 Servings

Kitchen Gear: 

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

Ingredients

3⁄4 cups
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

Instructions

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

Notes

* Sectioned means pulled apart after you peel it.