Mango Kale Smoothie is a healthy, summer essential to sip on the go or with your loved ones. It is gluten-free and one of the great recipes to mix up every day! Do note the recipe and make it on your high-speed days as well.
I keep saying make smoothies for breakfast!
Well I have my own reasons, firstly, it is super easy to make and secondly, they are loaded with nutrients.
And therefore I love making and slurping smoothies, because where will you get all the nutrition is just one glass. Right?
After all, who can have little of Spinach, Banana, Pineapple, Strawberry, Apple, Mango, Almond milk, Coconut water in one go, think? And it tastes delicious too.
I mostly prefer it for my weekday breakfasts, as they are simple to whip up.
Oh, yes, just in 5 minutes! Add all the ingredients in the blender, blend, and voila your smoothie is ready.
Even this smoothie recipe of Kale Mango Smoothie is an instant, telling you!
Many of us do not like a green smoothie or more precisely Kale Smoothie.
But, the benefits of consuming fresh greens are many. Hence, I have found a trick.
So, I pair greens with frozen fruit while making smoothies.
Today morning, I paired a Mango with Kale to make a smoothie. And guess what, it tastes too good.
Therefore, I thought of sharing this recipe with you.
What is Mango Kale Smoothie?
It is an utterly delicious smoothie that has just 6 ingredients – Mango, Kale, Banana, Yogurt, Milk and Honey.
This combination is bomb and a great way to add those greens in your smoothies.
Even if you do not have fresh Mango, don’t worry, you can still make this Mango and Kale smoothie by using frozen mango or mango puree.
Most importantly, whenever you use frozen fruits like frozen banana, the smoothies turn out extraordinary and naturally luscious.
Therefore, while making Mango and Kale Smoothie, I have done the same.
Because of using frozen mangoes, this smoothie turned out super thick and delicious.
Moreover, the taste of mango compensated kale’s, thus, striking a perfect balance.
You may also add chia seeds to it if you want, though I have avoided it.
There is no need to add extra ice because frozen mango will suffice for its coolness and great texture.
Now, without any adieu, note down the recipe for this quick green and fruity smoothie for summer!
Benefits of Kale
Kale is loaded with antioxidants and is rich in beta carotene.
It is anti inflammatory and helps reduce blood pressure.
Kale is a great source of calcium, Vit C and K.
It lowers cholesterol thus reducing the risk of heart diseases.
You can read more about the benefits of kale in this well researched article here.
The basic recipe requires just 5 ingredients. Ripe mangoes, kale leaves, banana, plain yogurt and milk.
Adding honey is totally optional.
You can also make the smoothie without banana.
Vegan Mango and Kale Smoothie
You can make a vegan by replacing milk and yogurt with soy or almond milk and yogurt and honey with maple syrup.
You can even use coconut milk, it gives you a creamy smoothie.
Just make a thicker version of the same, add in a wide bowl and then top it with your favourite toppings such as diced fruits, muesli, granola, chia seeds, coconut flakes, seeds or nuts of your choice.
Sometimes, I also like to add some edible flowers to beautify my smoothie bowls, especially when I am serving it to my guests.
You can add flax seeds to this smoothie.
Add some spinach or other fruits like apple, strawberry, avocado, pineapple, kiwi etc.
You can also add a bit of ginger or turmeric to this smoothie.
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Step by Step Recipe
Add all the ingredients in a blender.
Blend until smooth.
Add some more milk if the smoothie is too thick.
Mango Kale Smoothie Recipe
- 1 cup Ripe Mango (Chopped and Frozen)
- 1 cup Kale Leaves (Chopped)
- 1 Banana (Chopped and Frozen)
- 1 cup Milk
- ½ cup Yogurt
- 1 tbsp Honey
- Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Serve chilled.