Healthy Drink Mango and Banana Smoothie

Mango Banana Smoothie

Make this a family favourite for breakfast and you’ll send them all off to school, college or work with a shot in the arm for their natural resistance. This is really valuable during the autumn and winter months, when we are all exposed to other people’s flu and cold-causing organisms.

It makes a great sustaining smoothie when it’s going to be a long time before the next meal, and a perfect pre-exercise recipe when you couldn’t eat a meal but do need some extra energy and stamina.


healthy drink - mango-and-banana-smoothie



Serves 2

1 large mango

2 bananas

400ml or 14fl oz plain live yoghurt


1. Peel, stone, and cube the mango.

2. Peel and slice the bananas.

3. Put all the ingredients into a blender and whizz until smooth.


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You’ll get lots of resistance-building betacarotene, flavonoids, potassium, antioxidants, and vitamin C from the mango; plenty of potassium, fast- and slow-release energy, and vitamin B6 from the bananas; and more resistance-building bacteria from the yoghurt. Peeling the mango is well worth the effort.


23. April 2011 by Sue
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