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Mango Smoothie

  • 5 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 0 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 2

    Servings

  • 396

    Calories

  • 21g

    Fat

  • 54g

    Carbs

  • 3g

    Protein

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups Frozen Mango, rinsed
  • ½ Cup Orange Juice, pasteurized
  • 1 Raw Carrot, peeled, washed and thinly sliced
  • 1¼ Cup Low-Fat Coconut Milk (about 1 can)
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1-2 Grinds of Freshly Cracked Black Pepper, optional
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Soak Soak frozen fruit in water and rinse before adding to the blender. This helps remove bacteria and prevent a food borne illness.

  • 3.

    Blend Ingredients Add the ingredients to the blender, and blend on medium-high speed until smooth and creamy. Add more liquid if the mixture is too thick.

  • 4.

    Serve & Enjoy Consume smoothie immediately or discard leftovers.

  • 5.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from rachaelhartleynutrition.com

Nourishment Notes

Smoothie

Moist foods, like smoothies, are often easier to swallow, making them a good choice when dealing with dry mouth.

Mango

Mango is an excellent source of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps your body more easily fight infections.

Carrots

Carrots contain vitamin A. Vitamin A is important in strengthening the immune system and building healthy cells.

Turmeric

Turmeric is a powerhouse spice with high levels of antioxidants to protect cells from damage and help reduce inflammation within the body.

Ginger

Ginger is a great spice to use in recipes not only for its flavor, but it also may help reduce inflammation and minimize stomach pain or nausea.

Fatigue Buster

  • Carrots

    Use baby carrots instead of peeling your own.

  • Ask for Assistance

    Ask a friend or family member to help prepare this beverage.

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