Mango Banana Smoothie

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Smoothies are a great way to add more calcium by using low-fat or fat-free milk it helps to reduce the fat and calorie content without losing any nutritional value. Fruit is a great source of vitamins, minerals and heart-healthy antioxidants. Fresh veggies are a perfect smoothie addition — they’re an awesome source of vitamins and minerals with very few calories.

Smoothie in covered glass with straw
Preparation Time
  • 10 minutes
Number of servings
  • 4
Serving Size
  • 1 Cup

Ingredients


  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 cup, mango, fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups 1% milk
  • 1 or 2 handfuls spinach

Directions

  • Difficulty: Easy

    1. Wash hands with soap and water.
    2. Gently wash outside peel of the banana under cold running water.
    3. Wash spinach and pat dry with a paper towel.
    4. Scrub mango with a clean vegetable brush under running water, if using fresh.
    5. Chop mango if using fresh.
    6. Peel and place chucks of banana, chopped mango, spinach and milk into a blender.
    7. Blends on highest speed until smooth.
    8. Serve right away.

    Nutrition Facts - based on using fresh mango and 1/2 cup fresh spinach

     Number of Servings 4, Serving Size 1 cup, Calories 100, Total Fat 1.5 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Trans Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 5 mg, Sodium 55 mg, Total Carbohydrates 19 g, Fiber 1 g, Total Sugars 15 g, Includes 0 g Added Sugars, Protein 5 g, Vitamin D 0 mcg, Calcium 162 mg, Iron 0 mg, Potassium 375 mg

Tips

  • The amount of ingredients can be changed based on your personal preference. Different types of fruit and milk can be used!

Author(s)

Joy Gagnon
Nutrition Connections Teacher
Lead Extension Teacher
Phone: (603) 447-3834
Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824