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To garnish, slide a few cubes of mango onto a toothpick and poke it into the smoothie.
This recipe also makes healthy popsicles and is fantastic with a touch of lime zest + lime juice!
A high power blender, such as a blendtec or vitamix is not necessary for this simple copycat jamba juice smoothie.
Not just for summer, it’s a smoothie for kids and adults to enjoy all year long!
- 8 oz coconut milk
- 6 oz non-dairy coconut or soy yogurt
- 1 cup pineapple
- 1 1/2 cups mango
- 1 cup ice (less if using frozen fruit)
- Place all ingredients into the blender in the order listed and secure lid.
- Blend until smooth.
- All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments to enter our weekly photo contest! 🙂 Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes
HEALTH BENEFITS PINEAPPLE
With its spiky, dusty green leaves and cross-hatched, golden orange skin, the pineapple definitely is a very distinctive looking fruit.
Available year-round in local markets, pineapples have a vibrant tropical flavor that balances the tastes of sweet and tart.
Pineapples are also loaded with a wide range of health benefits, and here are just a few:
1. Prevents Free Radical Damage:
A rich source of antioxidants, pineapples fight against free radicals in the body, preventing cell damage.
These antioxidants help protect you from diseases like atherosclerosis, heart diseases, arthritis, various cancers etc.
2. Thwarts Off Cold:
Pineapples are abundant in vitamin C and bromelain, which fight against microbial infections.
Eating pineapples with prescribed medicines can help cure cold and cough effectively.
3. Strong Bones:
The rich amount of manganese present in pineapples helps strengthen bones and connective tissues.
A cup of pineapple juice gives you roughly 73% of the required manganese for a day.
Photo by Blender Babes Recipe Tester Emily Dixon