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Aloha Smoothie

  • Author: Joscelyn Abreu
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x


Welcome the warmer weather with this delicious tropical smoothie! Full of fresh fruit, it’s totally natural as well as dairy free, gluten free, and vegan!



Tapioca Pearls (Optional):

  • 45 cups water
  • 1/2 cup large tapioca pearls
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup

Strawberry Puree:

  • 1 cup strawberries, cleaned and hulled
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup, optional


  • 2 bananas, in chunks (preferably frozen)
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 cup fresh orange or pineapple juice, unsweetened almond milk can be used for less sugar.
  • garnish with pineapple wedges, whole strawberries, or shredded coconut, optional


Tapioca Pearls:

  1. Cook tapioca pearls according to the package directions. When finished, drain tapioca and put it into a small container. Mix with water and maple syrup. Refrigerate until needed.

Strawberry Puree:

  1. In a small food processor or blender, puree the strawberries and maple syrup until smooth. Set aside.


  1. In a blender, combine the fruit, milk, and juice. Blend until smooth.

Putting It Together:

  1. If using tapioca, distribute the pearls between 2-3 glasses. Top with a spoon or two of strawberry puree and then pour the smoothie mixture over that. When the glass is 3/4 full, top with more puree and then finish with the smoothie mixture. Garnish glasses with fresh pineapple wedges, a strawberry, or shredded coconut. Makes 2-3 servings.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Drinks