Summertime is the ideal time to pick up some mango, throw it into the blender, and whip it into a delicious frothy treat. Here are 10 mango smoothie recipes that are easy, simple, healthy, refreshing, and – most importantly – delicious.
1. Mango Smoothie
(Recipe from RealSimple.com)
Simplicity rules with this five-ingredient recipe. Throw everything into a blender, whip it together and blend until nice and frothy. Your breakfast or snack is served.
2. Mango Lassi II
(Recipe from AllRecipes.com)
Warning: This Indian yogurt drink is addictive. You may want to make it part of your weekly summer routine. It’s a good one to save for special occasions though, since this rich, creamy and sweet smoothie does include half a cup of white sugar.
3. Mango Smoothie with Coconut, Honey and Chia
(Recipe from FoodieCrush.com)
If you’re in mood for something a little fancier, try out this recipe. It’s a little more involved, since it calls for coconut, vanilla, honey and chia seeds, among other things. Despite its extensive ingredient list, it’s actually quite easy to prepare. It makes four cups, so make it when you have friends over or freeze the rest for later.
4. Banana Mango Smoothie
(Recipe from MyRecipes.com)
Bananas and mango go together like peanut butter and jelly. This low-fat recipe keeps things light and clocks in at only 160 calories per serving. Fat-free milk helps to form the delicious base.
5. Mango, Strawberry and Pineapple Smoothie
(Recipe from FoodNetwork.com)
Whether you’re on a tropical beach or you just want to feel like you are, this smoothie will transport you there. It has all the cool, fresh flavors you want in a summertime drink and it only requires four ingredients: mango, strawberries, pineapple and orange juice.
6. Simple Mango Smoothie
(Recipe from Food.com)
This recipe calls for a little bitty half teaspoon of sugar or honey to sweeten the mango and skim milk. But you can leave the sugar and honey out if you think it’s sweet enough on its own.
7. Mango and Yogurt Smoothie
(Recipe from MarthaStewart.com)
Cinnamon, mango, yogurt, honey and lime come together to create a party for your mouth in this smoothie. It doesn’t get any simpler – throw everything into the blender and blend – but it sure does hit the spot on a hot summer day.
8. Peach Mango Smoothie
(Recipe from MyRecipes.com)
Sometimes mango doesn’t want to be all by itself. Add some peach (as well as peach nectar and peach-flavored yogurt) and you have a smoothie that’s gone up a notch on the flavor scale. It’s simple and refreshing.
9. Takes Two to Mango Green Smoothie
(Recipe from SimpleGreenSmoothies.com)
Rev up your nutrition with a powerful smoothie that contains spinach, mango, orange and rolled oats. Whip this up, drink it, and prepare yourself to absolutely crush the rest of the day. This heart-healthy treat makes two servings, hence the name.
10. Blueberry Mango Smoothie
(Recipe from TwoPeasAndTheirPod.com)
Whip up something a little different by making a smoothie that combines mango with blueberries and Greek yogurt. You can either use frozen blueberries or fresh blueberries with a few ice cubes thrown in. Mmm.