When the sun is hot and you are looking for a refreshing, nutritious treat, a frozen mango smoothie could be the perfect answer. This delicious frozen mango smoothie is quick and easy to make and laden with nutrition & fiber.
Mangos are a low calorie exotic stone fruit. Around the world mangos are loved for their sweet yet tart, bright orange flesh. It has citrus, floral, and hints of peach notes, depending on the variety. Besides being low calorie, mangos are filled with nutrients, especially fiber, protein, and vitamin C. One cup of sliced mango contains just 99 calories, 1.35 grams of protein, 2.64 grams of fiber, 24.7 grams of carbohydrates, and a 60.1 milligrams of vitamin C. [Source]
The other awesome fact about mangos is that they contain an important digestive enzyme called amylase that helps break down sugars, which helps with digestion. Mangos are definitely a Superfood!
This Frozen Mango Smoothie is dairy & gluten free. If you have no problem with dairy you can use a plain Greek yogurt instead of coconut yogurt.
Frozen Mango Smoothie
1 cup ice cubes
2 cups frozen mango chunks
½ frozen banana
½ cup plain coconut yogurt
1/2 cup mango or orange juice
Sliced Limes for garnish
Option: Add 2 scoops of plant based protein powder for a full meal.
In this order add ice cubes, frozen mango, frozen banana (sliced), yogurt, mango/orange juice to a blender.
Cover and process on medium speed for about 30 seconds then Increase to high speed for another 30 seconds until thick and smooth.
Adjust the smoothie with more juice if needed to reach the consistency you like.