Tropical Smoothie

Tropical Smoothie | ChopChop


A whole orange goes into this refreshing drink, making it nice and thick.

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

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1⁄2 cup
overripe banana slices
1 tablespoon
almond or peanut butter
1⁄2 cup
fresh, frozen or canned pineapple chunks
orange (sectioned *)
ice cubes
3⁄4 cups
plain low-fat yogurt
1 tablespoon
shredded unsweetened coconut


  1. Put the banana, almond butter (if no one is allergic to nuts), pineapple and orange in the blender. Put the top on tightly.
  2. Turn the blender to medium and blend until the mixture is smooth.
  3. Turn the machine off, and add the ice cubes, yogurt and coconut.
  4. Put the top on tightly, turn the blender to medium and blend until the ice is chopped and the mixture is smooth but still pulpy.
  5. Serve right away, or keep covered and refrigerate up to 4 hours.


* Sectioned means pulled apart after you peel it.