Make it at Home: Tropical Mango Smoothie

Have you been yearning for a tropical vacation? Do you find yourself day dreaming of sand between your toes, a salty ocean breeze and long days with nothing to do but lie on the beach with a cold drink by your side? If so, it’s time for you to book a stay at Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resorts! Until then, this delicious and delightfully good-for-you smoothie will make you feel a little closer to paradise.

Many visitors to Zoëtry comment on how much they enjoy both the quality of fruit we’re able to offer. This smoothie contains fresh mango along with a secret ingredient sure to transport you to the tropics: avocado. Avocados, rich in healthy monounsaturated fat, fiber, potassium, vitamin E and more have countless touted benefits. In a smoothie, avocado also lends a rich and creamy feel. Check out the tasty recipe from of Reader’s Digest below. Have you ever tried avocados in your smoothie? Give it a try!

4.29.14 Zoetry Smoothie

Secret Ingredient Mango Smoothie

Prep time: 15 minutes

Servings: 1

Ingredients:

1 cup chopped ripe mango

1/4 Haas avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped

1/2 cup mango sorbet

1/4 cup skim milk

2 tablespoons honey

2 teaspoons lime juice

1/4 cup crushed ice

2 mango slices, 1/2-inch thick

1 lime slice

How to make it:

  1. In a blender, combine the chopped mango, avocado, sorbet, milk, honey, lime juice, and ice. Blend on high until smooth.
  1. Pour into a tall glass. Slit the sliced mango and the sliced lime halfway through to the centers. Attach them to the rim of the glass before serving.

 

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