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
Difficulty
  • Easy

Ingredients


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

Directions

  • Serving size: 1 cup

    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
Extension Teacher
Phone: (603) 447-3834
Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824