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.

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


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 unit orange, peeled and sectioned
1⁄2 cup fresh, frozen, or canned pineapple chunks
2 unit ice cubes (if using non-frozen fruit)
1 tablespoon almond or peanut butter
1 tablespoon shredded unsweetened coconut


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your equipment and ingredients and put them on a counter.

  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.

* Sectioned means pulled apart after you peel it.