The scorching heat, the sultry weather, chilled beverages – rings a bell? The season of mangoes is back again and I can’t contain my excitement. As I walk into the grocery store next to my home, I was surprised to see such delicious mangoes adorning the store and I pounced upon it like a kid would do it for their favorite candy. Its surprising to see such amazing produce at this time of the year but yayyy I am excited. And a toast to the first mango recipe of this season – Mango and Orange Smoothie.
The weather has been terrible and I couldn’t think of any better way to have mangoes than a refreshing smoothie. Loaded with homemade orange juice, fresh mango puree, super food mix, this smoothie is here to win your hearts during summers. Try it now.
INGREDIENTS: (For 3 people)
- 2 alphonso mangoes, peeled and roughly chopped
- juice of 4 oranges
- 1 large banana, sliced
- 1/2 cup yogurt
- 1 tbsp flax seeds meal
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 2 tsp pumpkin seeds
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- lemon rind, for garnish
- 8 – 10 ice cubes
- In a blender, put chopped mangoes, orange juice, bananas, yogurt, flaxseed meal vanilla extract and ice cubes and blend it until its lump free.
- Add in chia seeds and whisk it well.
- Transfer it equally to serving glasses, garnish with pumpkin seeds and lemon rind and serve.