Island Breeze Smoothie #CoolerWithAlmondBreeze

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I’ve been on a massive lifestyle change this year and so far the results have been incredible! I’m happier than I have been in a very long time, I’m healthier and losing weight (thanks to the amazing diet I’m on!), and I’m starting to add my kids to thisย health kick.

My kids are resistant to change. And to vegetables. I have a toddler with bizarre eating habits, and a tween who is reverting to boring, processed foods on a regular basis. The one meal they can both agree on is pasta, which I make with homemade sauces and pack full of veggies, and I am starting toย use zucchini noodles to mix it up – but come on! How much pasta can two kids eat? (Answer: A LOT.)

So each day I’ve been trying to add something new and healthy into their daily eating habits, and I’m using Almond Breeze almond milk to help reach our health goals! Almond Breeze is a great substitute for milk, especially as my daughter has an allergy to cow’s milk. It has no saturated fats, no cholesterol, no gluten or lactose, and it’s a great source of calcium.

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My kids love smoothies (especially when they’re not green!), and Almond Breeze gives smoothies a nice, creamy texture and flavour, without any overpowering taste.ย My favourite flavour is the Unsweetened Vanilla, but in this smoothie recipe I used the Original Unsweetened. I find adding the fruits in the smoothies makes it sweet enough!

This Island Breeze Smoothie reminds me of a tropical drink, it’s full of fibrous fruits, and is super easy to make. If you don’t have the exact fruits or liquids, simply substitute keeping the portions the same – 1.5 cups of liquid, 1 cup of frozen fruits, 1 medium banana! It’s healthy and nutritious, and makes a great breakfast substitute for busy kids on the go.

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Island Breeze Smoothie #CoolerWithAlmondBreeze
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Serves: 1
 
A delicious and easy to make tropical-inspired smoothie!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Almond Breeze beverage
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup frozen mango pieces
  • 1 medium banana, frozen or fresh
Instructions
  1. Place of all the ingredients in a blender in the order listed.
  2. Blend on high until combined and smooth.

You can find Almond Breeze beverages in both refrigerated and shelf stable sections at your local grocery store! This post was sponsored by Almond Breeze, but the recipe and opinions are all mine!

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42 thoughts on “Island Breeze Smoothie #CoolerWithAlmondBreeze

  1. This looks good! Do you taste the coconut in it? I’m not a fan of the stuff so I just want to make sure that the fruit flavor overpowers that ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. You can forgo the coconut water completely, just be sure to replace it with almond milk or water or whatever beverage you prefer! It gives a hint of coconut which I like ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Almond breeze is my favorite. I hate drinking milk for no reason other than the taste of milk makes me gag. I can have it IN things but not plain. I’ll drink almond milk like it’s nobody’s business!

    This smoothie looks DELISH! I’m add the recipe to my list of ones to try. I have all the ingredients so I’ll be trying it for lunch, i’m pretty sure! Thank you!

  3. I have got to get back on that health wagon! It’s been tumultuous since the holiday weight gain :(. Thank you for your post. It’s encouraging me that positive results will soon occur as soon as I get back on the healthy path. Loving that smoothie drink too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. I love almond milk – I really should use it to make some smoothies – this one looks delicious. If I have a smoothie it seems to fill me up longer and I am not as hungry at lunch.

    1. I prefer it to milk because sometimes I get a bit of lactose issues with it. So Almond Milk still adds nutrients and protein and some healthy fats, but without any lactose issues ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. My daughter is a smoothis nut. ๐Ÿ™‚ She’s going to love this. She’s been using Almond Breeze and loves it. Thanks for posting this. Going to make this for her and know she’ll love it.
    Carol L

  6. I love this Delicious and easy Smoothie recipe because I love the mango in it. I will have to make this very soon when I get all the ingredients-Thanks for sharing.

  7. Oh this looks wonderful!!! I am definately going to make this when I get some coconut water – which I don’t have right now.

    M

  8. Mmmmmm sounds so good, no wonder it’s called an Island Breeze all the tropical fruit, awesome breakfast drink!!