mango, nectarine & raspberry smoothie

There’s nothing more refreshing than a nice, cool smoothie on a Summers day. When it’s hot outside, I love sipping on sweet, fruity smoothies! And when it comes to fruit, I definitely have a few favourites. Although pretty much every fruit is delicious to me (except lychees – I can’t quite bring myself to like them), particular fruits like mango, bananas, nectarines, cherries and raspberries – to name a few, make my heart content.

So, when it came to making this smoothie, I knew I had to involve a few of my favourite ingredients. Keeping it simple to begin with, I chose to use some raspberries, nectarines and almond milk.

…Then came the fun parts. First, I decided to add in some red pepper. I LOVE red peppers. I eat them every day, and I love their crisp texture. Their flavour is mildly sweet, and because of their vibrant colour, I knew that using some in this smoothie would give a nice colour boost. The amount added is fairly small, but it does add another subtle, refreshing flavour to the drink.

After blending all of these together, I then added in some frozen chopped mango and blended it all again. Mango just tastes so amazing and it’s always perfect for smoothies. Also, by using frozen pieces it made the smoothie really cooling and light. Sooo good. The first time I made this, I actually downed it all within seconds – mmm. This is definitely a new favourite of mine. I hope you like it!

mango, nectarine & raspberry smoothie

serves 1-2

ingredients

1 cup (150g) frozen chopped mango

3/4 cup (185ml) almond milk

1/4 cup (45g) raspberries

1 yellow flesh nectarine

25g slice red pepper

method

1. Firstly, chop your nectarine, and add it into a blender – I used my Froothie Optimum 2.1 Blender, with the raspberries, red pepper and almond milk. Then blend it all together until smooth. When this is done, add in the mango and blend again until smooth.

2. When the drink is done, transfer it into glasses and serve.

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51 thoughts on “mango, nectarine & raspberry smoothie

  1. Sneaky 😉 Love it! I’ve gotta say though, I think I like red peppers least. I like Green, then orange, yellow, and then red 😉 But bell peppers are always good, I won’t be too picky! haha! Fab smoothie dear!

    1. Hehe thank you Rebecca! No way! I’m sure you could always sub it for any of the other kinds!! 🙂 I hope you enjoy it!

  2. Red pepper in a smoothie?! I love it!!!! and this smoothie is gorgeous. . BEAUTIFUL photos!!!!!!

    1. I know right?! I just had to add in a little twist! Thank you so much Alice!! I’m so glad you like it!!

  3. This looks delicious. I don’t usually put nectarines in smoothies but would be nice to try 🙂

    1. Thank you so much Serena! I hope you like it 🙂

  4. You had me at mango. 🙂 I’ve never put red bell peppers in my smoothies, but I will now. Great idea!

    We are on the same wavelength today Harriet, I just posted a cherry berry coconut smoothie this morning.

    1. Thank you Linda! Your smoothie looks BEAUTIFUL!!!

  5. This looks so good! Also, I really love your blog, it’s really inspiring!

    1. Thank you so much Martha, I’m so happy that you like it!!

  6. This is a beautiful smoothie Harriet!! Adding red pepper is such a wonderful idea too, I can imagine it gives great depth to the fruity flavor! I love the combo of spicy and sweet, so I’m especially loving this and yes, the color is just gorgeous! All of your recipes rock!

    1. Thank you sooo much Brandi! You are so kind 🙂

  7. WOA – this smoothie has such a gorgeous color! What a fantastic idea to add red pepper!

    1. Thank you so much Shashi!!

  8. I love smoothies with mangoes 😀 they make everything taste so delicious! Interesting to see a pepper on the ingredient list! A good way to add in some extra nutrients 🙂 x

    1. Same here, Nadia! Thank you 🙂

  9. Just browsed through your blog for the first time and LOVE IT! I just got into cooking and baking, so I will definitely be trying some recipes! 🙂

    xoxo, Danielle | Glam R Me

    1. Thank you sooo much Danielle!! I’m so glad you like it!! I hope you enjoy them 🙂

  10. I like smoothies made with mango too! Love its pretty pinky colour.

    1. Thank you so much Angie!

  11. Such fun ingredients! And it’s that perfect shade of pink. I bet my girls would LOVE drinking this!

    1. Thank you Mir! Let me know if you try it 😀

  12. This smoothie looks amazing!!! Love the flavor combination!!
    Also, about lychees, I don’t think I liked them until I tried lychee bubble tea. Then I couldn’t get enough of that fruit!!

    1. Thank you Cathleen! Oooh I will have to try them in a bubble tea. Hopefully I’ll like them then!

  13. This sounds absolutely perfect! Any smoothie is my kind of smoothie, but this one is definitely calling my name. And I love the fresh burst of nectarine that you gave it. 🙂

    1. Thank you Meg, nectarines are definitely the best!!!

  14. You’re combining so many of my favorite fruits into one deliciously beautiful smoothie! <3 This would be perfect for summer!

    1. Thank you Farrah!! I hope you enjoy it!

  15. I agree with you, Harriet! Indeed, a refreshing, nice, and cool smoothie is all we need on a Summers day. Loving all the gorgeous flavors here! I bet pepper must have added an awesome spicy flavor to this beauty! Lovely photos too! 🙂

    1. They always help to cool me down! Thank you so much Anu! 🙂

  16. I love using almond milk in smoothies; it’s so yummy! And how interesting that you used red pepper! I will definitely have to try that. This smoothie looks so so delicious and mouthwatering. I love your choice in fruit too! 🙂

    1. Me too, Beeta! Thank you so much 🙂 I hope you like it!

  17. This smoothie looks delicious! Love the fruits you’ve added! So yummy! 😀

  18. This looks so delicious and healthy too! I must try it!
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  19. This sounds amazing! I have smoothies loads for breakfast so thanks for sharing this recipe, I’ll definitely be trying this soon x

    1. Thank you Chiara, I hope you like it! X

  20. Smoothies are the best especially during the summer! Love how gorgeous this smoothie looks! Oooh so creative to add a red pepper in here – it sounds amazing with the mango, nectarine and raspberry!

    1. I totally agree Kelly! Thank you 🙂

  21. What a great combination of flavors! This smoothie looks awesome! need to try it soon!

    1. Thank you Mira 🙂

  22. Looks so yummy and I love how you photographed it!

    ~ xo Sheree
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    IG: @poshclassymom

    1. Thank you Sheree!! X

  23. Smoothies are the best, especially in the summer! This flavor combination sounds fantastic, Harriet! I love the mango and nectarines in here. I feel like those are sometimes forgotten fruits! This sounds so refreshing!

    1. I completely agree Gayle, thank you so much!!

  24. This looks like my kind of smoothie! I love the thickness that mango adds and it’s so refreshing. Just what we need in the summer!

    1. Thank you so much Dannii 🙂

  25. This sounds so good, you are right this is perfect for this time of year! And what a beautiful color it is! I’m a huge fan of mangoes so I’m sure I would absolutely love this!

    1. Thank you sooo much Sam!! 🙂

  26. Wow, this looks so amazing, and it’s such a gorgeous color! I cannot wait to make it myself! Thanks for sharing. 🙂
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