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20 Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies

20 Incredible Fruit Combinations to Blend with Pineapple for Smoothie Perfection

20 Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies

Pineapples are one of the most versatile and delicious fruits to add to smoothies. Its bright tropical flavor and vibrant color can liven up any blend.


But what are the best fruits to mix with pineapple to create the most mouthwatering smoothies? Luckily pineapple works well with a wide range of other fruits such as mango, strawberry, orange, kiwi, and coconut.


But the list of fruits doesn't stop there! In this article, we'll explore 20 of the best fruits to combine with pineapple when making smoothies at home. You'll find a mix of familiar favorites like strawberries and bananas, as well as unique tropical fruits like guava, dragonfruit, and jackfruit.


We'll cover why each fruit makes an amazing pineapple partner, plus give easy recipe ideas for whipping up sunny, fruity blends.



 

20 Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple: At a glance


  1. Strawberries

  2. Bananas

  3. Mangoes

  4. Oranges

  5. Kiwis

  6. Blueberries

  7. Raspberries

  8. Peaches

  9. Apricots

  10. Papayas

  11. Guava

  12. Passionfruit

  13. Dragonfruit

  14. Grapefruit

  15. Pomegranate

  16. Cherries

  17. Coconut

  18. Lemon (or Lime)

  19. Grapes

  20. Jackfruit



 

20 Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies

20 Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies

1. Strawberries


Strawberries and pineapple make an iconic duo in drinks, desserts, and of course, smoothies. The tart-sweet punch of strawberries balances pineapple's bright tropical tang beautifully.


For a simple superfood smoothie, blend:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup strawberries

  • 1 banana

  • 1 cup spinach or kale

  • 1 cup of coconut water


This classic combo delivers a mega dose of vitamin C too. It's sunshine in a glass!



2. Bananas


Is there any fruit that doesn't taste amazing with banana? Creamy banana is the perfect foil for tart pineapple, adding smoothness and natural sweetness.


Try this pina colada inspired smoothie:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 banana

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1 tbsp shredded coconut

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Tropical flavors galore in this thick, frosty, and healthy treat!

 

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3. Mangoes

Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies:  Mangoes

Two tropical rockstars, pineapple and mango make an unstoppable smoothie pair. Their vibrant colors and sweet, floral essences mingle beautifully.


Blend up a sunny delight with:


  • 1 cup cubed mango

  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 small orange

  • 1/2 cup of coconut water

  • 1 tbsp fresh mint (optional)


Bright, refreshing Caribbean vibes in a glass!



4. Oranges


Pineapple's citrusy notes make it a natural partner for oranges. The tart-sweet combination is refreshing and invigorating in smoothies.


Try this vitamin C bomb:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 orange, peeled and segments removed

  • 1 banana

  • 1 cup almond milk

  • 1 tbsp chia or flax seeds


It's like a tropical orange julius - but better for you!



5. Kiwis

Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies:  Kiwis

Don't overlook humble kiwis when building pineapple smoothies! Their intense tropical tang complements pineapple's flavors wonderfully.


Blend up a batch of:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 2 kiwis, peeled

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup coconut water

  • 1 tbsp honey (optional)


The kiwi-pineapple combo is unexpectedly delicious and so refreshing.



6. Blueberries


For an antioxidant-packed pineapple smoothie, add blueberries! Their bright, juicy tartness makes them amazing teammates for sunny pineapple.


Whip up this purple power smoothie:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup blueberries

  • 1 banana

  • 1 cup spinach

  • 1 cup almond milk

  • 1 tbsp almond butter


Between the pineapple, blueberries and spinach, this smoothie is bursting with healthy vitamins and minerals.


 

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7. Raspberries

Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies: Raspberries

Like their blueberry cousins, raspberries bring brilliant color and zingy tartness to pineapple smoothies. The combination is downright irresistible!


Try this easy raspberry pineapple smoothie:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup raspberries

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup almond milk

  • 1 tbsp honey (optional)


For a fun variation, use frozen raspberries and skip the ice for a frosty drink. So simple but so good!



8. Peaches


Peaches and pineapple might seem like an unlikely smoothie couple, but their sweet-tart flavor profiles mesh beautifully.

Blend up a batch of this sunny sipper:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup frozen peach slices

  • 1 banana

  • 1 cup milk or yogurt

  • ice


Sweet peaches bring out the candy-like notes in pineapple deliciously.


9. Apricots

Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies: Apricots

Like peaches, apricots are marvelous mates for pineapple in smoothies. Their rich, honeyed tartness complements pineapple's bright tropical zest amazingly.


You'll love this sunshine smoothie:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen apricot slices

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup almond milk

  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup


It's like sipping summer in a glass! Apricots and pineapple are meant for each other.



10. Papayas


Two super juicy tropical fruits, papaya and pineapple blend up into vibrantly flavored, refreshing smoothies. They're both delicate yet intense in the best way.


For an ultra-tropical treat, blend:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup cubed papaya

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1 cup mango chunks

  • 1 tbsp lime juice


It's like a whole tropical fruit salad in smoothie form! So unbelievably fresh and fruity.


 

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11. Guava


If you've never added guava to your pineapple smoothies, you're in for a treat! Guava's candy-like sweetness plays so nicely with pineapple's bold tang.


Whip up this simple but stellar smoothie:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup guava chunks or pulp

  • 1 banana

  • 1 cup coconut water

  • Squeeze of lime juice


The guava-pineapple medley is pure sunshine and smiles in a glass!



12. Passionfruit

Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies: Passionfruit

Another fabulous tropical mate for pineapple is passionfruit. Its floral, punchy aroma and flavors make it a vibrant sidekick for pineapple smoothies.


Try this island-inspired blend:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1/2 cup passionfruit pulp

  • 1 banana

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • Squeeze of lime


The sweet-tart dynamism of passionfruit and pineapple is absolutely electric! Tastes like a exotic vacation in a glass.


13. Dragonfruit


Add some dazzling hues to your pineapple smoothies with pretty pink dragonfruit. Its mild sweetness makes it a perfect pineapple companion.


Blend up this beauty:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup cubed dragonfruit

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup of almond milk



14. Grapefruit


For a zesty, invigorating pineapple smoothie, reach for grapefruit! Its bright tartness makes it an excellent match for pineapple's sweet tanginess.


Energize your day with this vitamin C pow-wow:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 grapefruit, peeled and segmented

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • Ice


The grapefruit-pineapple combo delivers a bracing, refreshing pick-me-up that's totally delicious.


15. Pomegranate

Best Fruits to Mix with Pineapple in Smoothies: Pomegranate

Pomegranate seeds (arils) add a burst of vibrant color and tart punch to creamy pineapple smoothies. Their flavors mingle stunningly.


Give this antioxidant sipper a whirl:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1/2 cup pomegranate arils

  • 1 orange

  • 1 cup of coconut water

  • Ice


The jewel-toned pomegranate makes this smoothie almost too pretty to drink! (Almost.)



16. Cherries


Sweet-tart cherries make an unexpectedly stellar partner for sunny pineapple in smoothies. Their rich ruby color is just a bonus!


Blend up this beauty:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup pitted cherries (fresh or frozen)

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup almond milk

  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup


The pineapple-cherry flavor medley is so vibrant and refreshing. It's a real taste of summertime!



17. Coconut


While not a fruit itself, creamy coconut is a natural buddy for mixing into pineapple smoothies. Its rich tropical essence makes drinks taste extra decadent.


For a faux pina colada smoothie, blend:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 banana

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Sip it slowly and you'll swear you're on a beach somewhere!


18. Lemon or Lime


A squeeze of bright citrus like lemon or lime adds a zesty pop to creamy, tropical pineapple smoothies.


Try this refreshing pineapple-lemon sipper:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 banana

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Juice of 1 Lime

  • 1 cup of coconut water


The lemon brings out the pineapple's tanginess deliciously. So thirst-quenching!



19. Grapes


You might not think to add grapes to pineapple smoothies, but their juicy sweetness makes them awesome mix-ins.


Blend up this grown-up grape & pineapple smoothie:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup green grapes

  • 1 cup of coconut water

  • 1 tablespoon of honey (optional)


The pineapple-grape combo is so fun and fruity. A little vino makes it decadent for adults!


20. Jackfruit


Let's go exotic with jackfruit! This fun tropical fruit tastes like a cross between pineapple, mango and banana - perfect for mixing into pineapple smoothies.


Blend up this island beauty:


  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

  • 1 cup cubed jackfruit

  • 1 banana

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • Squeeze of lime

  • Ice


Jackfruit's unique sweet-tang works amazingly with pineapple. This smoothie is straight vacation vibes!



 

So there you have it - 20 of the best fruits for taking your pineapple smoothies to the next level of deliciousness! From brilliant berries to lush tropical treats, these combos unlock pineapple's full flavor potential in smoothies.


 

About Author

About Author:  Gavin is the owner of Tru Foo Juice Bar. He has over 6 years of experience running a juice bar and creating juice and smoothie recipes for the consumer market

Gavin is the owner of Tru Foo Juice Bar. He has over 6 years of experience running a juice bar and creating juice and smoothie recipes for the consumer market


His passion for juicing began in his early 20s as he explored natural ways to boost nutrition and energy. Over the years, Gavin has experimented with countless ingredient combinations to create the perfect juice and smoothie blends and bring them to the masses.

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