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Extra Healthy Peanut Paradise Tropical Smoothie Recipe

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in drink

Serve a glass of Peanut paradise tropical smoothie at the table and surprise your family and friends with the ultimate richness of the drink. The smoothie is famous for its peculiar banana flavor and the mildly sweet flavors. Its refreshing taste makes it a perfect tropical serving.

Its base is made with the blend of peanut butter with milk. Usually, no additional sweeteners are added, as the bananas are enough to flavor the blend. However, some sugar or ground sweeteners along with yogurt are also used to add more taste.

With this article today, we will explore a Peanut paradise tropical smoothie recipe, and we will discuss how from a single smoothie’s café, peanut paradise become the love of all around the world.

Tropical smoothie café recipes are the part of everyone’s favorite menu. The café is a United States-based food chain which specializes in serving breakfasts, side dishes, wraps, quesadillas, supplements, flatbreads, and smoothies.

Since the café is all about smoothies, it offers a wild range of variety. From simple fruit smoothies to mixed fruits, yogurt, cream, and buttery ones, its everything you could ask for. Especially when a person is working on his health and diet, a glass of smoothie is perfect anytime filler. Peanut butter smoothie is one such deal the menu of this café offers.

Early on, it was only tropical smoothie café specific drink, but then the recipe became more popular, and now people enjoy it different varieties both at cafes and at home. And this article is the answer to your cravings for this super delicious smoothie. Peanut butter lovers hold, your breath as we are giving you a bucket full of different peanut butter smoothies.

How to Make A Peanut Paradise Smoothie

If you are thinking of peanut paradise as some super complex recipe to make, then that not the case. Its rich and healthy blend may make us fall for the claim, but the recipe is far simple than any of our imaginations. At least, that’s how my experience was when I first heard about the recipe.

I always assumed it to be some exotic smoothie recipe which is available in certain places. But that bubble popped up when I actually tried the recipe by myself. It was difficult to predict that such basic ingredients can make such an amazing blend.

Tropical smoothie peanut paradise ingredients include peanut butter, milk, banana and flax meal. In most of the other recipes discussed here, there is always some additional ingredients added to make the smoothie more delicious and sometimes more nutritious.

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 tablespoon fresh ground peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup nondairy milk
  • 1/3 cup yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon flax meal

Instructions

Take a food processor and a blender to make this smoothie. Add the banana, peanut butter, non-dairy milk, yogurt, and flax meal to the blender. Keep the consistency of the smoothie as you desire. It is normally kept thick enough to be eaten with spoons. Personally speaking, I always love to throw in some chocolate chips on top, to give it a nice texture, flavor and garnish.

The smoothie has to be served fresh and chilled. So, I normally keep the blender jug in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours before serving. Once it is chilled well, you can transfer it to the serving glass and then garnish with chocolate chips, whipped cream or as desired.  Enjoy

Make the most out of a Paradise smoothie

Though peanut paradise tropical is a perfect morning smoothie and people enjoy a glass of it every now and then, there are several other ways to make the most of this delightful beverage. Likewise, I take a full glass of peanut paradise protein mixed a smoothie in between my breakfast and lunch to quench my energy needs.

It is not always necessary to have a smoothie in a conventional way; you can also make other meals out of a single smoothie. Due to its rich content, everyone wants to have peanut paradise all the time. So here are some of the creative ways to incorporate it into your menu other than just as a drink.

1. Smoothie Bowl: My family loves this smoothie bowl. It is best to serve in the morning. I put the smoothie in the refrigerator overnight and then scoop it out into a serving bowl. To serve it, I top the smoothie with some toasted seeds, sunflower or flaxseed. You can choose any fruit of your choice. I prefer kiwi or figs, banana, and sometimes berries!

Cut the fruits into thin slices and gently place them over the smoothie. It looks so appealing, and the smoothie becomes double the times healthier. If you have soft sponge cake slices or biscuit sticks etc., you can also use them to serve the smoothie bowl.

2. Chilled Smoothie ice cream: Making an ice cream out of a smoothie is my favorite thing to do. I love the taste of the chilled and creamy smoothie. For this, you don’t need to churn the smoothie mixture or spend time checking the texture of the ice cream, as it is not ice cream in traditional.

Just put the smoothie in the freezer for few hours until it starts freezing a bit. Once it is hard enough to serve as ice cream, take it out and scoop the smoothie into ice cream bowls. Drizzle some maple syrup or honey on top for great taste. to make it more attractive for the kids, fold chocolate chips into the smoothie before freezing and then place It in the freezer. Children just love this combination.

3. Use in a Parfait: To make a parfait out of this smoothie, you can layer it in the serving cups with your favorite nuts and fruits. It is usually best to add more yogurt and add cream at times to make this smoothie thicker in consistency.

Whenever I make a parfait using this smoothie , I choose peanut butter, yogurt, some wheat biscuits, banana slices and some pecans for layering. I first add a layer of smoothie to the bottom of the glass then top It with a bit of peanut butter, then some sweetened yogurt, soften biscuits then balance slices and another layer of smoothie on top. In the end, I garnish the serving glass with crushed pecans. Then refrigerate the parfait for 1 hour at least before serving.

4. Dessert topping: You can use this smoothie even as a creamy topping for most of your desserts. Whether it’s a Creme Brulee, custard trifle, cakes, fat bombs or dessert bars, a drizzle of this smoothie will infuse a mildly sweet banana flavor and peanut butter flavor into each of your desserts.

Make sure to only use this smoothie to top those desserts which could complement the distinct banana taste of the paradise smoothie. Avoid adding too much of the smoothie, as it can mask the actual taste of the dessert. It is just used to enhance the original flavors of the dessert.

5. Summer Popsicles: Being a refreshing tropical smoothie, peanut paradise can also be used to make a nice summer popsicle for your kids. The combination of peanuts with yogurt and banana make these popsicles so creamy, smooth and nutritious.

Take a popsicle mold of any size and shape. Pour in the freshly blended paradise smoothie to the molds and arrange an ice cream stick in it. Allow freezing for 3 to 4 hours at least. Once the smoothie is frozen, remove each popsicle from the mold and dip the top of each in coconut shreds.

The dipping part is my own creation, and I enjoy an extra crunch on my popsicles. You can use colorful sprinkles instead, or chocolate shavings, chocolate chips, and even crushed peanuts, almonds or pecans. Make every popsicle different by changing the toppings. Make them colorful to make them more appealing for the kids.

Ultra-Rich Varieties of Peanut Paradise Smoothie

Peanut Paradise with Whey Smoothie

Protein-rich peanut paradise smoothie is most enjoyed by all. The basic recipe remains the same. However, a tablespoon or more whey protein powder is added to add up to the nutritional value of the smoothie.

It is best for all fitness freaks and those involved in intense physical activities, and sports. Keep a glass a ready in the refrigerator and then stir in the protein powder right before the serving and mix them well. this smoothie is also good for growing kids. Avoid adding sweeteners to keep it all healthy.

Peanut Paradise with Soy Smoothie

No one can deny the good of non-dairy milk, it’s free from excess carbohydrates and saturated fats. Non-dairy milk is obtained from the plant source, and soy milk is one nutritious non-dairy milk.

Peanut Paradise with soy smoothie is made out of soy milk base. The milk has a taste of its own, and that enhances the novelty of this smoothie. Homemade soy milk is even healthier, and it makes the smoothie more nourishing and refreshing. It can be made simply by soaking soybeans in water and then strain the liquid out its mash.

Peanut Paradise with Pea Smoothie

There is yet another variety of peanut paradise which is offered at Tropical smoothie’s café. The special category is known for its good nutritional value, and it is often paired with whey protein and other additional ingredients.

All the ingredients are blended well while being flavored with sweeteners like Splenda. I have also used other sweeteners. Honey infuses a mild sweet taste, and I simply love it. Molasses, brown sugar, or low carb sweeteners are all the different options to make the recipe more interesting. At the end top, the smoothie with chocolate shreds or for a nice crunch uses coconut shreds if desired.

Peanut Paradise Tropical Smoothie Nutritional Value

Peanut paradise tropical smoothie calories are quite high in value. A single serving or a glass of smoothie can provide 520 calories. Before I get to the recipe, let me tell you how rich the recipe in terms of carbohydrates, protein, fibers, fats, and sugars. If we examine the nutritional values of the recipe, about 60 percent are the carbohydrates, 23 percent fats and 39grams of proteins.

In short, this smoothie is a complete nutritious package, good for an instant boost of energy and increased rate of metabolism. The authentic tropical smoothie’s café’s recipe for this smoothie is even richer as it contains as many as 800 calories. Homemade peanut paradise is made with less caloric ingredients to make it for all sorts of health preferences.

Having the nutritional values discussed here, I cannot help sharing a few of the great benefits that come with this smoothie. Besides accelerating the metabolic rate, this smoothie is so good for mental health, as banana is known for increasing the levels of serotonin produced in the body. It is the neurotransmitter that regulates our sleep, memory, digestion, appetite, social behavior, and mood.

With the flax meal, added as the side the ingredient, comes lots of fibers and we all know well how good those are for improved digestion and absorption of nutrients in the body.

Conclusion

With sheer honesty, I must say, I never had tried a smoothie which could be as delicious as the peanut paradise smoothie. Its nutritional value is what makes me fall for it every time. it proves to be a complete meal in itself. Moreover, you can easily convert it into the drink of your liking, change the type of milk, play with the consistency and experiment with the garnishing and every time you will end being surprised by the taste of it.

The Peanut paradise tropical smoothie recipe I’ve shared above is simple to prepare, and there are several non-dairy options for you, almond milk, coconut, soybean or hemp milk. They are all healthy, nutritious and low in saturated fats and carbohydrates This smoothie serve my morning caloric needs and it is perfect for all those who are looking for a boosting start of the day.

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Luisa Davis

Luisa Davis

Luisa Davis is a frelance writer and foodie based in Portland, California. Though raised on her mother's homestyle Italian cooking, she has spent most of the last five years traveling and immersing herself in other countries' cuisines. Her work have been published in various publications, both online and offline.

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