Tutti-Frutti Smoothie

A fruity smoothie filled with some of my favorite fruits— strawberries, watermelon, pineapple and mango.

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I am admittedly close-minded / boring / so out of touch when it comes to smoothies. I only ever use fruit, and certainly never have added anything green. I know I’m probably missing out on lots of great smoothie combinations, but my opinion has always been why mess with a good thing?

So when my friend Deborah Harroun of the blog Taste and Tell [2] sent me her new book Best 100 Smoothies for Kids [3], I was excited to finally break out of my rut. I was going to try something new and different! Only, I didn’t get very far and once I saw this tutti-frutti smoothie recipe that’s all I wanted to try.

I guess you can’t teach this old-ish dog new tricks.

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I really do want to try more of Deb’s smoothies, because there are so many that sound perfect for summer refreshing, and I will, just as soon as my love for this one wanes. I love this particular combination of fruit— why don’t I put watermelon in smoothies more often? And I loved the subtle additional flavor from the coconut water, another genius move by Deb.

My toddler and I have been enjoying these tutti-frutti smoothies all week for breakfast, with lunch or as an afternoon snack. I’ve even made them into smoothie popsicles with the help of a simple popsicle mold and my freezer— so refreshing on a hot day!

If you’re interested in more healthy smoothie recipes for kids (and adults too!), be sure to check out Deb’s book, on sale now [3].

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baking tip:How to freeze fresh fruit

Place washed and sliced fruit and berries in a single layer on a sheet pan lined with parchment or wax paper. Place flat in the freezer for about 15-20 minutes. Transfer fruit from the sheet pan to a ziptop bag and return to the freezer. I like to use my frozen fruit within 1 month.


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Tutti Fruitti Smoothie

The ultimate fruity smoothie made with watermelon, strawberries, pineapple and mango. Perfect for summer snacking!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups ( ml) water or coconut water
  • 1 cup frozen watermelon chunks
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple slices
  • 1 cup frozen mango slices
  • 1 cup frozen strawberry slices

Directions:

  1. Place the frozen watermelon, pineapple, mango and strawberries in a blender. Add the water or coconut water and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
Note: this smoothie is best made in a large blender like a Blendtec or Vitamix. If you have a smaller blender (like I do), you may want to cut the recipe in half.  

Have you tried this recipe?

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Disclosure: I was sent a free copy of Best 100 Smoothies for Kids to review. I was not compensated for this blog post. All opinions are my own, as always.


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