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Tropical Dragonfruit Smoothie with Homemade Coconut Granola

Bring the taste of the tropics to your home with this refreshingly delicious Tropical Dragonfruit Smoothie with Homemade Coconut Granola!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Keyword: dragonfruit, granola, nice cream, smoothie, tropical
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 1 dragonfruit ½ for blending, ½ for topping
  • 3 frozen bananas
  • 1 Tbsp. Sprouts Organic Red Beet Powder
  • ½ cup (approx.) unsweetened almond milk (or orange juice for sweeter version)

Toppings: Homemade Coconut Granola (recipe below), shredded coconut

    Homemade Coconut Granola

    • 1 ¼ cup rolled oats
    • ¼ cup maple syrup
    • 3 Tbsp. coconut oil melted
    • 1 ¼ cup chopped nuts cashews, almonds, walnuts
    • ¼ tsp. salt
    • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
    • ½ tsp. cinnamon
    • 1/3 cup + 2 Tbsp. shredded coconut

    Instructions

    • Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking tray with parchment paper (or lightly grease the tray).
    • In a mixing bowl, add all Homemade Coconut Granola ingredients except the shredded coconut (1 ¼ cup rolled oats, ¼ tsp. salt, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, ½ tsp. cinnamon), 1 ¼ cup chopped nuts, ¼ cup maple syrup, 3 Tbsp. coconut oil (melted)), and gently stir well to combine.
    • Transfer the mixture to the lined tray and spread out the mixture with a spatula.
    • Bake for 15 minutes, remove from oven, add the 1/3 cup + 2 Tbsp. shredded coconut. Toss well with the spatula and bake another 9 to 11 minutes, just until golden brown.
    • Remove from the oven and let cool while preparing the smoothie.
    • In a blender, add the ½ dragonfruit (slice the dragonfruit lengthwise and scoop out fruit), 3 frozen bananas, 1 Tbsp. Sprouts Organic Red Beet Powder, and approx. ½ cup unsweetened almond milk (or orange juice).
    • Blend until smooth, adding a small amount of liquid if needed.
    • Transfer to a serving bowl(s) and top with the cooled Homemade Coconut Granola, additional shredded coconut, and chunks of fresh dragonfruit (you may use a melon baller to scoop out the dragonfruit for topping).