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Beauty in a Glass:
4 Tropical Smoothie Recipes for Winter

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After the joy and excitement of the holiday season passes, colder temperatures and less daylight can make you want to hibernate until April. But if you start to feel sluggish and moody this season, you don’t have to hit the covers. You don’t have to jet off to the Caribbean, either! Instead, brighten your spirits with a mid-winter beauty boost from NeoCell by mixing NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder into the four paradise-worthy smoothie recipes below. It will help your inner light shine bright all winter long — while supporting your hair, skin, and nails. Aloha, winter sun!

Mango Papaya
Guava Smoothie

Boost your immune system during sniffle season with mango and papaya —both of which are rich in vitamin C. Plus, adding in a scoop of NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder is an easy way to give your hair and skin some TLC, too.

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Makes approximately 2 cups (16 fluid ounces)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup (140 grams) frozen mango chunks
  • 1 cup (166 grams) fresh papaya chunks
  • ½ cup guava nectar
  • ⅓ cup vanilla unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop unflavored NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • 1.

    Add the mango and papaya chunks to a high powered blender.

  • 2.

    Pour in the guava nectar and almond milk.

  • 3.

    Add NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder.

  • 4.

    Blend on medium speed until smooth.

Acai Blueberry
Coconut Smoothie

Get a mid-winter beauty boost by mixing NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder into this tasty recipe. Bonus: Blueberries and açai are loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants to keep you healthy during the winter months.

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Makes approximately 2 cups (16 fluid ounces)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup (140 grams) frozen blueberries
  • ¼ cup (57 grams) frozen acai puree
  • ¼ cup (57 grams) coconut Greek yogurt (any fat percentage)
  • 4 dates, pitted and finely chopped
  • 1 cup vanilla coconut milk
  • 1 scoop French vanilla or unflavored NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • 1.

    Add the blueberries and acai puree to a high powered blender.

  • 2.

    Add the yogurt, then the dates.

  • 3.

    Pour in the coconut milk.

  • 4.

    Add NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder.

  • 5.

    Blend on medium high speed until smooth, with no pieces of date remaining.

Pineapple Raspberry Lemon Smoothie

Pining for warmer days? Get a taste of them with this recipe. It’s made with pineapple—which can help reduce inflammation—and nutrient-rich raspberries. Add NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder to this recipe to help you glow from within.

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Makes approximately 2 cups (16 fluid ounces)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup (140 grams) frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup (166 grams) fresh papaya chunks
  • ½ cup (57 grams) frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup vanilla unsweetened macadamia milk or almond milk
  • 1½ tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (from half a lemon)
  • 1 scoop berry lemon or unflavored NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • 1.

    Add the pineapple and raspberries to a high powered blender.

  • 2.

    Pour in the macadamia milk and lemon juice.

  • 3.

    Add NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder.

  • 4.

    Blend on medium speed until smooth.

Passionfruit Strawberry Lime Smoothie

In addition to Vitamin C and lots of fiber, passionfruit has high levels of Vitamin A, which is beneficial for your skin, vision, and immune system. For even more skin support, try adding in a scoop of NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder.

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Makes approximately 2 cups (16 fluid ounces)

INGREDIENTS:

  • ¼ cup (57 grams) frozen passionfruit puree
  • 1 cup (150 grams) halved or quartered fresh strawberries
  • ¼ cup (57 grams) vanilla Greek yogurt (any fat percentage)
  • ¼ cup vanilla coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (from 1 lime)
  • 1 scoop unflavored NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • 1.

    Add the passionfruit puree, strawberries, and yogurt to a high-powered blender.

  • 2.

    Pour in the coconut milk and lime juice.

  • 3.

    Add NeoCell® Super Collagen Powder.

  • 4.

    Blend on medium speed until smooth.