This easy Guava Smoothie recipe was inspired by the delicious fresh guava drinks we enjoyed on our trip to Mexico last spring. The fruit we had there was so delicious and all of the fruit drinks from fresh juices to margaritas were fantastic.
I am excited to share this new refreshing smoothie recipe with you.
Ttropical smoothies make for a healthy drink idea for breakfast or snack. This recipe has no added sugar, but you can add sugar if you wish.
Why This Easy Guava Smoothie Recipe is Perfect
Healthy - If you have been here a while, you know that I am a big fan of smoothies as a meal or a snack. They are a great way to get your fruits and vegetables in a flavor-packed drink and they taste great! They also are great to make for on the go, or when you need a quick start to the day.
Simple - This simple smoothie recipe is ready in minutes. A perfect snack or a healthy breakfast for on the go too.
Tasty - This Guava Smoothie Recipe is one of my favorite blends with a fresh, tropical fruit flavor that reminds me of Hawaii. It is a tasty drink that the whole family is sure to love.
- Guava - I have used fresh guavas, but honestly, I prefer using guava juice to make this smoothie. It is just as good and makes it easy to throw together in the blender. You can of course use fresh guava if you wish, just be sure it is ripe guava.
- Pineapple Juice - fresh or carton.
- Orange Juice - fresh or grocery store brand.
- Ice cubes
How to Make a Guava Smoothie
- Place fruit, juice and ice in blender.
- Blend on high 1 -2 minutes.
- Pour in a glass.
- You can freeze fresh guava and keep it in a baggie in your freezer. If you use fresh guava, you will need to run the guava juice through a strainer first so that the seeds are not used.
- Use a blender that is easy to clean to save time. My favorite blender is my Blendtec. I have had it for years and it never fails to work without any trouble.
- Double this recipe and freeze it in a popsicle mold and you have two treats for the effort of one.
- Store leftover smoothie in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
During the summer, I love making fresh smoothies as a breakfast or morning snack .If you love smoothies that actually taste a bit sweet (but not too sweet) and fruity, you will love this recipe.
Variations and Substitutions
This smoothie recipe is fruit centered since there is no yogurt or milk products in it. but you could add then if you like.
You can also use a passion fruit juice in this recipe to change up the flavors.
Store leftover smoothie in the refrigerator in an airtight container,
More Smoothie Recipes
The skin of a ripe guava is usually yellow or green-yellow with a slightly red blush. If the guava is still green, it may not be ripe yet. Squeeze it a little and if it is too soft or mushy, it may be overripe.
Yes, frozen fruits are a great addition to smoothies as they help to make the smoothie thicker and creamier.
To make it thicker, add more frozen fruit or ice, or reduce the amount of liquid you use. To make your smoothie thinner, you can add more liquid or reduce the amount of frozen fruit or ice.
More Fruit Smoothie Recipes
- Orange Banana Smoothie - A cheerful orange juice based smoothie.
- Mango Greens Smoothie – made with spinach and kale, this is my favorite green smoothie.
- Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie – perfect with fresh berries from the farmers market or grocery store.
- Berry Cherry Smoothie – this smoothie is made with plain yogurt for added dairy.
Guava Smoothie Recipe
Guava Smoothie Recipe
- Serving glasses
- 1 cup guava juice
- 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 cup ice cubes
- Remove stem and rind from pineapple.
- Cut pineapple into smaller chunks.
- Mix together above ingredients in a blender and blend 30-35 seconds.
- Pour into glasses and enjoy.
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