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Exotic Smoothie

with Mango and Lime
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Exotic Smoothie

Exotic Smoothie - Drink like you're on vacation in the tropics—but without the alcohol!

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Health Score:
Health Score
8,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
10 min.
Preparation
Calories:
150
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The banana and mango in this recipe supplies 60% of your daily vitamin A requirement, and almost a third of your recommended potassium intake. 

This drink is rich in lactic acid, which provides lots of B-group vitamins and important minerals.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie150 kcal(7 %)
Protein2 g(2 %)
Fat1 g(1 %)
Carbohydrates31 g(21 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3 g(10 %)
Vitamin A0.5 mg(63 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.2 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin1.9 mg(16 %)
Vitamin B₆0.4 mg(29 %)
Folate49 μg(16 %)
Pantothenic acid0.7 mg(12 %)
Biotin8.4 μg(19 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.2 μg(7 %)
Vitamin C42 mg(44 %)
Potassium539 mg(13 %)
Calcium80 mg(8 %)
Magnesium46 mg(15 %)
Iron0.8 mg(5 %)
Iodine11 μg(6 %)
Zinc0.3 mg(4 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.3 g
Uric acid31 mg
Cholesterol2 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
1
small ripe Mango (about 10 oz)
1
small ripe Banana
1
3 sprigs
¾ cup
In addition: Ice cubes
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Plate, 1 Fork, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Immersion blender, 1 deep bowl

Preparation steps

1.
Exotic Smoothie preparation step 1

Rinse mango, wipe dry and peel. Remove pit and cut 2 thin slices for garnish. Dice remaining flesh into small chunks.

2.
Exotic Smoothie preparation step 2

Peel banana and mash slightly on a plate. Squeeze lime and drizzle juice over mashed banana.

3.
Exotic Smoothie preparation step 3

Rinse lemon balm, shake dry and pluck off leaves. Set some aside for garnish.

4.
Exotic Smoothie preparation step 4

In a tall container, combine lemon balm, mango, banana and whey. Puree with an immersion blender until smooth. Fill 2 glasses with ice cubes and pour in smoothie. Garnish with mango slices and lemon balm.

Comments

 
What other fruits could I add? And how many? (in order not to kill the taste of the drink)
Cyndy from EAT SMARTER's picture
Strawberries and raspberries would go well with the mango and banana.