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Low FODMAP Tropical Frosty

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Low FODMAP Frozen Beverages

I love tropical fruit. I don’t know if it is because tropical fruit for us is “exotic” or if it is the flavors themselves; I think it is a little bit if both. I do miss chowing down on mangoes – they are very high FODMAP, but there are many tropical fruits that are low FODMAP and I have combined coconut, pineapple and passion fruit all together in this blended frozen beverage that I call a Low FODMAP Tropical Frosty.

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Watch Your Portions

As mentioned, coconut can be low FODMAP, as can pineapple and passion fruit – in particular portions. Let’s look at the FODMAPs, one by one.

  • Coconut contains sorbitol
  • Passion fruit contains fructans
  • Pineapple contains fructans

This breakdown is important to pay attention to so that you can learn about Stacking FODMAPs. Simply put, this means that the passion fruit and pineapple in particular must be in small enough portions so that the total of the two does not create a FODMAP overload of fructans. Please follow our serving size recommendations to keep the Tropical Frosty beverage low FODMAP.

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You can sweeten the drink if you like with Simple Syrup.

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Low FODMAP Tropical Frosty

Our Low FODMAP Tropical Frosty combines coconut milk and fresh passion fruit and pineapple.

Makes: 3 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) full fat or lite canned coconut milk, preferably chilled
  • 4 ounces (115 g) fresh or canned and drained pineapple
  • Pulp of 1 (38 g ) ripe passion fruit, (just scoop it out with a spoon)
  • Ice cubes
  • Simple Syrup
  • Toasted coconut flakes optional

Preparation:

  1. Pour coconut milk into blender carafe, then add the pineapple and passion fruit. Pulse on and off the blend then add a bunch of ice cubes (start with 6) and blend on high to create a thick, frosty beverage. Taste and add Simple Syrup to taste, if you like. Pour in glasses, garnish with toasted coconut flakes, if desired and add a straw!
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut, coconut, pineapple, passion fruit