Tropical Smoothie

This is one of my go-to breakfasts, and to be honest, lunch or dinner when short on time. It has everything to make a complete meal--protein, healthy fats, and complex carbs. And, adding a handful of spinach means I am getting that extra boost of iron that those with IBD like myself always need.

I hope you enjoy it, too!

Serves 1

Tropical smoothie ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen peaches
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango
  • 2 Tbsp. full fat coconut milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (optional)
  • Ice and water (for desired consistency)

Directions to make a tropical smoothie:

  1. Mix all ingredients in Blender of NutriBullet
  2. Enjoy immediately

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 350
  • cholesterol: 0mg
  • dietary fiber: 5.7g
  • potassium: 955mg
  • protein: 17.5g
  • saturated fat: 5.6g
  • sodium: 349mg
  • total fat: 9.6g
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Disclaimer: Everyone with inflammatory bowel disease is different. We recognize that some ingredients listed in this recipe may be a trigger food for some people. Please feel free to omit or substitute any ingredients that don’t work for you.


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