Shakes, smoothies and juice blends are quick to make, easy to drink at any time of the day and are a great way of injecting a nutrient boost to your system. A veritable burst of sunshine, mangoes should be a regular feature of a low calorie or low-fat diet and any healthy eating regime and anyone looking after their health really should own a blender or smoothie maker and/or juicer.
Mangoes are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. There a good source of dietary Fiber and witamin B6, and a very good source of vitamins A and C.
Here’s a great selection of **recipes for mango drinks.
All of these recipes are for 1 serving and all have between 100 and 150 calories per serving.
Blender, smoothie maker or food processor
Recipe for Peachy mango delight:
1 ripe mango
200ml cranberry juice
150g low-fat peach yoghurt
Roughly chop the mango and place into a blender.
Add the yoghurt and cranberry juice and blend until thick, smooth and frothy.
Pour into a tall glass with ice and serve.
Recipe for Mango to the core:
½ large mango
2 small apples
125g peeled cucumber
Juice the mango, apples, and cucumber.
Put all 3 juices together in a blender.
Add a few ice cubes and blend until slushy.
Pour into a glass and serve.
Recipe for Red Velvet Shake:
½ large red pepper
50g fresh tomato
½ large mango
Deseed the pepper and remove pith.
Juice the pepper and all the fruits.
Put 3 ice cubes in a blender, add the juices and whiz until mixed.
Serve with more ice in a tall glass.