Everyone loves breakfast smoothies. They are the best and simplest way to kick start our day. They are always rich in nutrients and energy that we require. The tutti fruiti are perfect for the busy mornings. The good thing is that when you are in a hurry, you can take it with you for a fuss-free breakfast as you move. Vibrant and colorful smoothies are famous to most of us. If you try various combinations over time, you will inevitably fall in love with the tutti-frutti smoothie.
Tutti fruiti smoothie is one of the favorite fruity smoothies for most people. It is sometimes referred to as “the summer smoothie.” This is because of its perfect fruit combination. When preparing this smoothie, the main fruits required are strawberries, watermelons, mangoes, and pineapples. For additional flavor, you can add coconut water.
The good thing about tutti fruiti smoothie is that it can be taken by both adults and toddlers, for breakfast, after lunch or even dinner. On a hot day, you can make the smoothie using single Popsicle mold and the freezer. Here is how you can prepare this awesome smoothie.
Ingredients to Use
- Two cups of purified water or coconut water
- One cup froze pineapple slices
- One cup froze watermelon chunks
- One cup froze strawberry slices
How to prepare;
- Put all the frozen fruits-watermelon, strawberries, pineapple and mango in a blender.
- Add the water or the coconut water and whiz until you get a smooth, thick smoothie.
- Serve immediately.
Tutti fruiti smoothie is best prepared in a huge blender. In case you do not have a large one, you will have to cut the recipe in half. If you do not know how to free the fruits, here is how you do it;
- Wash and slice the fruits and the berries.
- Place them in a single layer on a sheet pan that is lined with wax paper.
- Place them flat in a freezer for around twenty minutes.
- Transfer those fruits from the sheet pan to a different bag and then return them to the fridge.
- The frozen fruits are best used within a month.
You can also decide to use yogurt instead of the coconut water. In this method you will require the following;
Ingredients you need
- Half cup sliced ripe bananas
- Half cup plain yogurt
- Some crushed pineapples
- Half a cup orange juice
- Mixed frozen berries and strawberries
How to prepare;
- Combine the strawberries or the berries, the banana, the yogurt and the orange juice in a blender or a food processor fitted with a metal blade.
- Blend for two minutes until you get a thick smoothie.
How to Prepare a Tutti fruiti and Veggie Smoothie
This type of smoothie is indeed full of goodness and fancy. Even though it seems pretty cool, it only needs less than five minutes to prepare. The following are the ingredients that you need.
Green layer ingredients:
- A half avocado
- A bunch of baby spinach leaves
- One tablespoon of chopped fresh mint leaves
- 140ml of coconut water
The Pink Layer ingredients:
- 120 grams of frozen raspberries
- 100ml of coconut water
The Orange Layer ingredients:
- One medium peeled carrot that is chopped into chunks
- One tablespoon of grated fresh ginger
- A 100ml of fresh juice
- A half banana
The procedure to follow:
- Begin with the green layer of smoothie. Using a powerful blender such as Vitamix, place your avocado, mint, spinach, and coconut in it. Blend until you get a smooth mixture and pour it into a glass.
- Rinse the blender and fill it with coconut water and the frozen raspberries. Again, blend them till you get a smooth mix. Pour it on top of the green smoothie in your glass.
- Once again rinse the blender and put in the ginger, carrot and orange juice. Blend it thoroughly till pureed and put in the banana and blend once more until a smooth mixture is realized. Pour over the other two smoothies in the glass and serve instantly.
This green layer in this smoothie is creamy and thick due to the presence of avocado. The mint leaves and spinach gives it an excellent source of vitamins and refreshing taste. The creamy mixture of fresh coconut and frozen raspberries will provide you with a sweet taste as well as improve your antioxidant intake.
Health Benefits of Tutti Frutti Smoothie
The tutti-frutti contains frozen yogurt which is rich in probiotics. Several people have used these probiotics for the last few decades as a natural substance that promotes health in the food we consume. Numerous scientific researchers have shown that substantial usage of probiotics in sufficient quantities possesses many beneficial health effects to our bodies. However, it cannot be used to cure, treat, diagnose or prevent any ailment.