Breakfast smoothies recipes are always a good start to the day an this mango breakfast smoothie recipe comes from Firstpost.com which is a site that features news from India’s perspective. It is offered as a breakfast (Brekker) smoothie. The word “lassi” is defined as “an Indian beverage of yogurt or buttermilk, water, and spices, often with the addition of fruit or sweetener”.
Regardless of what its called, this sweet smoothie mix will get the day started the right way!
Its also easy to turn this breakfast smoothie treat into a nutrition powerhouse just by adding a tablespoon of Chia seed. Chia is a natural seed that adds a large measure of nutrition including heart healthy, cholesterol fighting omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Even better, unlike Flax, Chia doesn’t have a noticeable taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results.
In your favorite blender mix:
1 large mango, chunked
14 oz plain yogurt
3-4 tbsp sugar
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 cup milk
1 tbsp. Chia seed
2 tbsp toasted and chopped pistachio nuts for garnish
Everything but the milk and pistachios go into the blender at once. The milk is added a bit at a time to reach your favored consistency.