Mango dragon fruit smoothie! My thick and creamy mango dragon fruit smoothie is made with delicious pink dragon fruit, mango, and coconut. It is a delicious and refreshing smoothie for a hot summer day!
I love this incredibly delicious pink dragon fruit and mango smoothie! The flavor of coconut mixed with sweet tropical fruits like mango and dragon fruit make me feel like I'm on vacation. And what is better than starting your day with vacation for breakfast!
My refreshing mango dragon fruit smoothie recipe has all the ingredients you need for a balanced breakfast: fruits, healthy fat, protein, and fiber! I'm keeping this post short today since I'm planting my garden for the summer. Hope you all enjoy this smoothie as much as I did!
Want to learn how to make the best healthy breakfasts at home? Make sure to read my full post of a Registered Dietitian's healthy breakfast tips and the art of fusing the American and Arabic cultures together at breakfast time!
MANGO DRAGON FRUIT SMOOTHIE INGREDIENTS
- dragon fruit
- frozen mango
- hemp seeds
- plain yogurt
- milk of choice
I eat dairy free for my skin health, so I made mine with dairy free coconut yogurt, however you can use any type of yogurt that you like in your mango dragon fruit smoothie
DRAGON FRUIT MANGO SMOOTHIE HEALTH BENEFITS
- Gut health! Fiber from dragon fruit, mango, and hemp seeds feed the good gut bacteria and help promote digestion & absorption of nutrients! Also helps you poop. 🙂
- Great for skin! All fruit is high in antioxidants and vitamin C, which are excellent for skin health. In addition vitamin C helps to naturally build collagen in your skin!
- Anti-inflammatory! Dragon fruit, mango, and hemp seeds all have antioxidants to reduce inflammation all around your body.
- Balanced breakfast! My smoothie is made with more than just fruit. There are healthy fats & protein from the milk, yogurt, and hemp seeds.
Read the 7 Benefits of Dragon Fruit here!
Nourish Your Skin with my Mango Dragon Fruit Smoothie: A Delicious Boost of Antioxidants and Vitamin C
Indulge in the delightful flavors of my Mango Dragon Fruit Smoothie while simultaneously nourishing your skin. This tropical concoction is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a source of powerful antioxidants and vitamin C, which offer incredible benefits for your skin health.
The combination of mango, dragon fruit, and coconut in this smoothie provides a rich dose of antioxidants that combat free radicals and help protect your skin from damage caused by environmental factors. Antioxidants play a vital role in maintaining the youthful appearance of your skin by reducing signs of aging and promoting a radiant complexion.
Moreover, the high vitamin C content in this smoothie is a game changer for your skin. Vitamin C is essential for the production of collagen, a protein that gives your skin its firmness and elasticity. By incorporating this smoothie into your routine, you're naturally supporting collagen synthesis, leading to a more youthful and plump complexion.
Savor the deliciousness of my Mango Dragon Fruit Smoothie while reaping the skin-healthy benefits it offers. Drink your way to a glowing and vibrant complexion with each sip of this antioxidant-packed treat.
HOW TO MAKE A MANGO DRAGON FRUIT SMOOTHIE WITH COCONUT MILK
Follow my easy mango dragon fruit smoothie tutorial for a delicious smoothie in minutes! You can make it like the original (below), with a layer of pink dragon fruit topped with a mango smoothie. Or, blend everything together into 1 pink smoothie!
STEP 1 ADD ALL INGREDIENTS TO YOUR BLENDER
Firstly, add all your ingredients to your blender. Yes, any blender will work for this easy smoothie recipe!
- 1 cup frozen dragon fruit chunks
- 2 cups frozen mango chunks
- 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
- ½ cup yogurt of choice (I used dairy free coconut yogurt)
- 1 ½ cup coconut milk or coconut water
STEP 2 BLEND SMOOTHIE
Next, it's time to fire up your blender! Firstly, start your blender on low speed, gradually increasing the speed as your smoothie becomes more creamy. Additionally, make sure to push the frozen fruit down towards the blades as you blend.
Alternatively, you can momentarily pause the blender and scrape down the sides to ensure that all the smoothie ingredients blend thoroughly and achieve a smooth consistency.
Blend until your smoothie is completely smooth and no chunks of mango or dragon fruit remain.
STEP 3 POUR AND ENJOY!
Pour your thick smoothie and enjoy!
Customize Your Smoothie: Exciting Variations to Suit Your Taste
While my Mango Dragon Fruit Smoothie is already a delightful blend of flavors, I understand that personal preferences vary. That's why I'm excited to share some variations of this smoothie recipe that you can explore and customize to suit your taste buds.
- Tropical Twist: Enhance the tropical vibe by adding a splash of pineapple juice to your smoothie. The tangy sweetness of pineapple complements the mango and dragon fruit perfectly, creating a refreshing tropical medley.
- Creamy Coconut Bliss: If you're a coconut lover, intensify the coconut flavor by using coconut milk instead of regular milk. This addition will infuse the smoothie with a creamy and indulgent taste that will transport you to a beachside paradise.
- Protein Power-Up: Boost the protein content of your smoothie by adding a scoop of your favorite protein powder. This variation is ideal for those seeking a post-workout recovery drink or a satisfying meal replacement option.
Serving Suggestions and Eye-Catching Presentation Ideas
Take your enjoyment of my Mango Dragon Fruit Smoothie to the next level by exploring creative serving suggestions and presentation ideas. With a few simple touches, you can transform an already delicious smoothie into an enticing visual masterpiece.
- Layered Beauty: Embrace the original presentation of the smoothie by layering it in a clear glass. Start with a bottom layer of vibrant pink dragon fruit and top it off with a generous serving of the creamy mango smoothie. The contrasting colors create a visually appealing and Instagram-worthy treat.
- Toppings Galore: Elevate the texture and flavor by adding toppings to your smoothie. Consider sprinkling shredded coconut, chia seeds, or a handful of fresh berries on top. These toppings not only enhance the visual appeal but also add an extra burst of flavor and nutritional value.
- Frozen Fruit Garnish: Freeze some extra mango chunks or dragon fruit cubes and use them as decorative garnishes. Place a frozen fruit skewer or a single fruit slice on the rim of your glass for an elegant touch.
Remember, presentation is key to making your smoothie experience even more enjoyable. Get creative, have fun, and let your imagination run wild while experimenting with different serving suggestions and presentation
Frequently asked questions about my mango dragon fruit smoothie recipe.
What makes this smoothie a healthy gut-friendly option?
My creamy tropical smoothie with dragon fruit and mango is not only delicious but also packed with fiber. The combination of dragon fruit, mango, and hemp seeds in this smoothie provides a fiber-rich blend that supports digestion and nutrient absorption, promoting a healthy gut.
Can I create a vegan version of this mango dragon fruit smoothie?
Absolutely! My recipe includes a vegan twist with the use of coconut milk and dairy-free coconut yogurt. By following my vegan mango dragon fruit smoothie recipe with coconut milk, you can enjoy a creamy and flavorful smoothie while adhering to a vegan lifestyle.
How does this smoothie contribute to radiant skin?
Indulging in my antioxidant-rich smoothie with dragon fruit and mango can help promote radiant skin. The high levels of antioxidants found in dragon fruit and mango help combat free radicals, while the vitamin C content assists in collagen production, for a more youthful and vibrant complexion.
Does this mango dragon fruit smoothie contain protein?
Yes! This tropical smoothie is not only tasty but also healthy. With the addition of hemp seeds and yogurt, it becomes a protein packed smoothie, making it a satisfying and balanced breakfast option.
More delicious healthy smoothie recipes that are excellent for your skin:
- Cloud smoothie
- Strawberry banana smoothie
- Strawberry smoothie
- Blue smoothie
- Mango smoothie no banana
- Mango strawberry smoothie
- Mango pineapple smoothie
- Watermelon smoothie
- De bloating smoothie
- Super Greens Powder Smoothie
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Delicious Skin Healthy Mango Dragon Fruit Smoothie Recipe!
- In your blender, add all of the mango dragon fruit smoothie ingredients.
- Blend until your smoothie is completely smooth and no chunks of mango or dragon fruit remain. You may see the dragon fruit seeds still and this is fine!
- Pour your thick mango dragon fruit smoothie and enjoy immediately!