Fresh Mango Smoothie

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Since many of us are trying to eat a little healthier after the holidays, I thought I’d share this recipe for a Fresh Mango Smoothie I made the other day. Mangos happened to be half price the last time I went to the grocery store, so I thought they would be great for a smoothie! I usually use plain or vanilla Greek yogurt in my smoothies and I like sweetening them with honey. I added a little ground flaxseed in this for extra fiber, too. This smoothie is so thick and creamy! It’s perfect when you want something that tastes dessert-like but is really good for you!

FRESH MANGO SMOOTHIE by NancyC

Makes 1 (12-ounce) serving

  • 1 cup chopped ripe mango
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup skim or low-fat milk
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground flaxseed or wheat germ
  • 2 to 3 ice cubes

Place chopped mango, yogurt, milk, honey, flaxseed and ice cubes in blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Makes about 12 ounces, enough for 1 large or 2 small servings.

I need to make a note to myself to buy mangos more often–I really like them, but I forget to buy them when I’m at the store! Do you use mangos much in your recipes?

Linked to Inspire Me Monday at Create with Joy, Show and Share at Coastal Charm and Let’s Get Real Friday at Joy Love Food.

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29 thoughts on “Fresh Mango Smoothie

  1. MyKabulKitchen

    Love mango smoothies, and the use of greek yogurt honestly makes such a creamy smoothie that could pass for a milk-shake honestly. Thanks for sharing, this is inspiration to keep me healthy and find alternatives for the decadent sugar desserts one craves in these colder months 🙂

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  2. Shari Kelley

    I really love mangos and smoothies so this recipe is perfect for me! It is hard to find ripe mangos here in AZ so I usually get a bag of frozen mango pieces at Trader Joes instead when I need them. Thanks for a great recipe, Nancy!

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  3. Phyllis

    I always buy mangos and other fruits when they go on sale then I bring them home and peel and cut into chunks and freeze for smoothies plus always keep yogurt, flax seed and chia seeds on hand all the time always good to throw a smoothie together especially in the summers of Tucson Az

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