(Recipe) Mango-Banana Smoothie

Nothing is as delicious – and more nutritious – than a cool, refreshing fruit smoothie. This recipe features a blend of mangos and bananas to produce a distinct, tropical taste. It also gives you an easy way to get more fruit in your diet.

Rev up your blender and try making it for breakfast or snack.

Recipe: Mango-Banana Smoothie

Serves 2

½ cup peeled, diced fresh mango chunks
1 fresh ripe banana
4 oz. unsweetened apple juice
4 oz. fresh orange juice
2 oz. fresh lime juice
2 tsp. honey
6 ice cubes
Mint leaves for garnish

Nothing beats fresh mango, but if you’re pressed for time, substitute frozen mango chunks (and cut back a little on the ice). The rest is easy.

1. In a blender combine all ingredients. Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth.

2. Pour into two fluted glasses and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Nutritional Information
(Per serving)

Calories – 170
Carbohydrates – 44 gm
Protein – 1 gm
Cholesterol – Less than 5 mg
Fiber – 2 gm
Total fat – 0.5 gm
Saturated fat – 0 gm
Sodium – 20 mg

Meet the Author

Christopher Martin is the System Food Production Manager Executive Chef for Aurora Health Care and is based out of Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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