Fresh Mango Shake Recipe
Fresh Mango Shake
March 16, 2008
Recipe courtesy of June France – Newcastle, Nevis
1 small mango (8 oz) quartered, pitted, and peeled
3/4 cup non-fat plain yogurt
1/3 cup orange juice
1 Teaspoon fresh squeezed lime juice
1 Teaspoon Nevis honey
2 ice cubes
In a blender, combine all the ingredients until thick and smooth.
While the honey does not have to be Nevis, it is a great honey to use. While in Nevis be sure to purchase some Nevis Honey from the “Bee Man”
(Sadly now passed away in 2020) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/07/quentin-henderson-obituary
Mango Shake Health Benefits
Mangoes are sweet, creamy fruits that have a range of possible health benefits. They are highly popular around the world.
The mango is a member of the drupe family. This is a type of plant food with a fleshy outer section that surrounds a shell, or pit. This pit contains a seed. Olives, dates, and coconuts are also part of this family.
There are many different kinds of mango. They vary in color, shape, flavor, and seed size. Although mango skin can be green, red, yellow, or orange, its inner flesh is mostly golden yellow.
Here are some benefits of mangoes you may not have known.
- Helps in digestion. Mangoes could help facilitate healthy digestion.
- Promotes Healthy Gut.
- Boosts Immunity.
- Promotes eye health.
- Lowers Cholesterol.
- Clears the Skin.
- Even Diabetics Can Enjoy it.
- Aids In Weight Loss
Mango is one of the most popular fruits in India that is available during the summer season. It is a succulent, aromatic fruit of the evergreen Mangifera Indica tree. The fruit consists of an outer skin and a fleshy edible portion enclosing a single seed. Known as the ‘king of fruits,’ the juicy and delicious mango is a tropical fruit that comes with a range of possible health benefits.
The sweet and creamy mangoes are highly popular across the globe due to their immense health benefits as well as the flavorful taste. Depending upon the nation or region of cultivation, mangoes are also known as mangou, manga, and mangot. The color of the fruit plays a major role in differentiating between ripe and unripe mangoes.
A fully ripe mango feels slightly soft in touch and smells sweet and rich. When choosing mangoes from the grocery store, experts say that always pick mangoes based on touch and aroma.