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Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

This delicious tropical breakfast smoothie is super easy to make and perfect for the mornings you’re on the go or simply want a refreshing treat.

Tropical Breakfast Smoothie
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I love it when the weather starts to warm up, it reminds me of the days when I used to live in Puerto Rico. The palm trees, warm breeze and sandy beaches…*sigh* those were the days. I also remember as a child eating lots of yummy mangoes from a mango tree we had in our backyard. On a hot day, it wasn’t uncommon for my mom to make delicious smoothies with the mangoes we collected. She would also get creative and mix it up with other tropical fruits for the perfect cool treat.

So today I want to share one of my family’s favorite smoothie recipes. It’s a super easy to make breakfast smoothie that is perfect for those days you don’t have time to eat breakfast or when you simply want a healthy alternative.

For this smoothie, I’m using the Carnation Breakfast Essentials Classic French Vanilla Powder mix. Most smoothie recipes use yogurt as an ingredient, but a packet of Carnation Breakfast Essentials offers twice the calcium as a 6 oz cup of yogurt! Not only that, it’s also loaded with vitamins, minerals and a good dose of protein. It’s perfect for the days I need a post-workout drink that also tastes delicious. I purchased mine at my local Walmart, click here to save $1.00 on your next Carnation Breakfast Essentials purchase.

Carnation Breakfast Essentials

Not sure how your mornings are, but ours are usually pretty hectic around here. So I love that this Tropical Breakfast Smoothie can be put together very easily. All you have to do is combine all the ingredients listed below in your blender and blend on high until smooth.

Carnation Breakfast Essentials Tropical Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

It’s the perfect blend of tropical fruit and classic french vanilla goodness. What’s even better is that it’s nutritious for the entire family and super easy to make.

Carnation Breakfast Essentials Tropical Smoothie Recipe

I’m pretty sure this little guy enjoyed it. 😉

Carnation Breakfast Essentials

Carnation Breakfast Essentials Powder comes in many delicious flavors from Dark Chocolate to Strawberry Sensation which opens up a whole new world of potential smoothie creations. Not sure what to make? Just check out the Carnation Breakfast Essentials website for yummy recipe ideas or find them on Facebook.

Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

Tropical Breakfast Smoothie
Serves: 1-8oz glass
  • 1 Packet of French Vanilla Carnation Breakfast Essentials
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 Mango diced
  • 1 cup of Pineapple cubed
  • A splash of Guava Nectar
  • 1/2 cup of ice {or more depending on desired consistency}
  1. Combine all the ingredients listed below in your blender and blend on high until smooth.
Feel free to add any tropical fruits you enjoy. There’s no right or wrong way to make a smoothie.

So what are some of your favorite smoothie recipes? Please share below! I’m always looking for new ideas. 🙂

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  1. Looks delish! Need to bookmark for further reference so I don’t forget.

  2. Emily says:

    I would love to have a mango tree in my yard! I like how this has a lot of protein in it.

  3. Michelle says:

    Looks and sounds great. Love that it’s high in protein since I’m a vegetarian.

  4. Ohhh! Sounds delicious! Will have to try this one soon!

  5. Heather says:

    This looks so yummy. I love making smoothies for breakfast

  6. Oooh! This looks so delicious! With the hot weather here now, this is a great and healthy way to quench our thirst! Yummy!

  7. kungphoo says:

    I can definitely go for one of those.. I had a nice strawberry banana smoothie yesterday..

  8. Oh my this sounds absolutely delicious. I would never have thought of using French Vanilla Carnation Breakfast Essentials for a smoothie! I’m definitely going to try this one. Thanks for sharing.