Mango smoothie with chocolate

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Mango smoothie with chocolate

A sweet and yummy smoothie, perfect for kids and adults alike. Have it to start the day or for an afternoon snack.

Preparation time: 5 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy

Ingredients

Serves 2 adults or 4 kids

  • 106421029 Mano1 medium size mango (makes about 3/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup plain yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1-1.5 tbsp cocoa to taste
  • Blend and serve

Method

  1. Peel the mango, remove the seed and dice the flesh
  2. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend
  3. Serve immediately

Tips

  • Adding the oats makes makes this smoothie more like a thickshake.
  • Use a good quality organic yoghurt as is won’t have the tartness and sourness of other yoghurts, so you won’t need to add any additional sweetener to this smoothie despite the bitterness of the cocao.
  • On a hot summer’s day add ice cubes instead of water when making this smoothie.

Nutritional content

Makes 4 child sized servings or 2 adult sized servings. Nutritional analysis per kid sized serve:

 Protein 3.10 g
 Total fat 2.48g
 Saturated fat 1.33 g
 Carbohydrates 9.21g
 Total sugars 5.49 g
 Fibre 1.33g
 Sodium 27.25mg
 Cholesterol 13.89mg
 Potassium 191.30mg
Calcium 66.59mg
Iron 0.54mg
Zinc 0.49mg

 

Date Created: February 11, 2013 Date Modified: April 26, 2013

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