Originally out of Southeast Asia, egg-shaped mangos range in color from green to yellow to red. Packed with antioxidising vitamins A and C, potassium and soluble fiber, mangoes are super easy to appreciate. Just peel away the skin, cut the big seed, and enjoy the rich, orange flesh, filled with a sweet, tropical taste. Available fresh, frozen, or dried, adaptable mangoes may be found in dishes from sweet to savory. A very good example of how versatile the fruit in many green smoothie recipes like this one.
Smoothies make eating healthy eating taste good-and this is a Mango smoothie recipe makes a nice lunch; it has really good tropical taste and will keep you satisfied all through the afternoon. The green smoothie recipes also calls for Chia seed as an optional ingredient. If you choose to include it, you also will be adding vitamins, antioxidants>, nutrients and important heart healthy omega 3 fatty acids. Unlike the better known Flax seed, Chia has no taste of its own so you won’t need to worry about it diluting or changing the rich, tropical flavor.
In your favorite blender mix:
-1 cup of fresh spinach or collards ripped in pieces
-1 cup of mixed frozen berries
-1 cup of cold apple juice
-1 cup of frozen mango chunks
-1 kiwi peeled and cut in chunks
-1 Tbsp. Chia seed (or Flax seed if you prefer)
Craving even more mango smoothie treats? Here’s another that is sure to please: Tropical Mango Smoothie