Pineapple Mango Smoothie

By | August 30, 2015

Pineapple Mango Smoothie

Today we are making a variation of the mango smoothie.  In this variation we add a fresh and juicy pineapple.  Enough of this talking about it.  Let’s get right into it.

Ingredients

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  1. Pineapple
  2. Mango
  3. French Vanilla Yogurt
  4. Orange Juice
  5. Ice

Equipment & Utensils

Ninja Drink Mixer, Spoon, 2 knives, Tall glass, Pineapple Corer

Ninja Drink Mixer, Spoon, 2 knives, Tall glass, Pineapple Corer

  1. Ninja Storm Drink Mixer
  2. 2 Sharp knives
  3. Large spoon (1.5 tsp size)
  4. 16 oz drinking glass
  5. Pineapple Corer

Step 1

Today we begin with the fresh pineapple.  Take the large sharp knife and cut the top of the pineapple to prepare it for the corer.

Cut the top of the pineapple

Cut the top of the pineapple.

Next, once the top has been cut you should have a flat surface.

Pineapple with the top cut off.

Pineapple with the top cut off.

Step 2

Next, get the pineapple corer and place it over the pine apple to begin the coring process.

Pineapple corer

Pineapple corer

Place the teeth of the corer on the pineapple and apply downward drill like pressure as you turn the pineapple corer to begin the coring process.

Begin coring process of pineapple.

Begin coring process of pineapple.

Lay the pineapple sideways to gain more leverage.  Continue turning the corer.

Pineapple coring process.

Pineapple coring process.

When the process is complete you will have a nice spiral of freshly cut pineapple.

Pineapple coring process.

Freshly cut spiral of pineapple.

Slice the hard outer skin of the pineapple to easily remove the corer and to view the fresh pineapple.

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See the neat spiral on the pineapple corer.  For the moment place the pineapple to the side.

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Step 3

Next, grab the fresh mango.  Peel off the skin with the smaller sharp knife.

Peeling fresh mango.

Peeling fresh mango.

Once completed the mango should look like this.

Completely peeled mango.

Completely peeled mango.

Now slice the mango down to its pit.

Slice mango to the pit.

Slice mango to the pit.

Save whats left from the pineapple skin and mango pit for a quick little snack.  I have got to get my money’s worth!

Pineapple skin and mango pit.

Pineapple skin and mango pit.

Step 4

Next, place the sliced fruit into the Ninja Storm Mixer.

Pineapple and mango in the Ninja Storm mixer.

Pineapple and mango in the Ninja Storm mixer.

Use all of the mango slices and as many pineapple spiral rings as you like.  We used 3 or 4 rings.

Fruit in mixer.

Fruit in mixer.

Step 5

Add the french vanilla  yogurt.

Add french vanilla yogurt.

Add french vanilla yogurt.

We added 3 spoonfuls to make a smoother end product.

Spoonfuls of yogurt.

Spoonfuls of yogurt.

Step 6

We followed up the yogurt with 2 spoonfuls of orange juice for added sweetness.  The orange juice can substituted with honey if you like.

Adding orange juice for sweetness.

Adding orange juice for sweetness.

Step 7

Add ice to the ingredients.

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We fill the Ninja Storm mixer to the top line with ice.

Mixer filled with ice.

Mixer filled with ice.

Step 8

Now mix all of the contents.

Mix contents.

Mix contents.

Step 9

Blend to the desired consistency.

Blended smoothie.

Blended smoothie.

 

Step 10

Transfer to drinking glass.  Add whipped cream and/or straw and enjoy!

Pour into drinking glass.

Pour into drinking glass.

 

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Enjoy your smoothies!

Click the link to learn how to make one of my other favorites … Mango Peach Smoothie!