For a Super Smooth Week: Mango, Lime, Mint Smoothie

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Some flavors just go together; mango, lime, and fresh mint perform phenomenally as a trio, especially in smoothie form.

Craving a sweet treat yesterday, post Super Bowl meal, I just happened to have some frozen mango chunks, fresh lime, and peppermint on hand to experiment with.

As the mango was hard and cold, like ice, I thought a smoothie would be an excellent direction to steer this experiment, and it was.

The lime juice and mint added a delightful, sharp freshness, to the flavor of the sweet, frozen mango.

While I had this smoothie as a dessert, it could easily be adapted to a breakfast, lunch or dinner—or even a snack!

If you make this smoothie, I hope it provides a refreshing and nourishing element to your week.

All the best,

Els

Mango, Lime, and Mint Super Smoothie

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: easy
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After you blend the smoothie, adjust the lime and sweetener of your choice to taste. Try a teaspoon or two of regular sugar or honey or agave if you don’t like stevia. Honey will add another element of flavor to the smoothie; I haven’t tried this variation yet, but I can see it being delicious!

Ingredients

–  1 1/2 cups frozen mango chunks

-3 or 4 fresh mint leaves. Since mint leaves vary in size, I would just have a small bunch on hand, so that you can adjust the mint to your taste

-1/2 to 1/3 of a cup of water

-Stevia or sweetener of choice

Directions

  1. Put one and a half cups of frozen mango chunks into a blender with 1/2 to 3/4 of a cup of water, depending upon how thick you like you smoothies.
  2. Squeeze the juice of 1/4 of a lime into the blender and 1 packet of stevia. Then add 3 to four mint leaves.
  3. Blend and adjust the lime juice and the sweetness to liking. Add more mint if you want even more kick!