There’s no better time to blend up a pineapple-mango smoothie than when those fruits are in peak season.
They pop up in abundance at local markets in the summertime, but it can be tricky work figuring out if you’re picking fruit that’s ripe and juicy.
To pick a good pineapple or mango, it’s important to trust your senses. Rather than poking and prodding your fruit, focus on weight, color, and fragrance.
Pineapples should be heavy for their size with solid green leaves at the crown. You’ll know a pineapple is fully ripe when its bright green body has a sweet fragrance.
When selecting a mango, look for one that’s multicolored with swaths of deep red and bright green. They should smell sweetly fragrant and be somewhat sappy at the base. Once you’ve got your fruits, combine them in this tangy Pineapple Mango Smoothie recipe.
Pineapple Mango Smoothie
Tropical fruit and a hint of orange give this Pineapple Mango Smoothie a zesty fragrance and flavor that will wake you up in the morning or revive you from an afternoon slump.
- 1 cup water
- 1 scoop Vanilla Whey Shakeology
- ¼ cup fresh pineapple, cubed
- ¼ cup mango, cubed
- 1 Tbsp. orange zest
- 1 cup ice
Place water, Shakeology, pineapple, mango, orange peel, and ice in blender; cover.
Blend until smooth.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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A great snacktional or enjoy it as part of breakfast.
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