Fit + Fab Challenge: Creamy Mango-Ginger Smoothie

Denise Austin by Denise Austin | August 8, 2019 | General

Creamy Mango-Ginger Smoothie

Creamy Greek yogurt, fresh cubed mango and zesty diced ginger make up the flavor in this delicious smoothie, topped off with a spoonful of chia seeds. This smoothie is the perfect sweet idea, especially after a workout! It’s ingredients offer a bevy of health benefits and is great for breakfast, as a snack, or as a post-workout nutritional boost! It’s ingredients offer a bevy of health benefits:

  • The yogurt gives you a dose of calcium and protein, important for bone health as we age.
  • Mango offers up antioxidants and fiber, with a naturally sweet taste.
  • Almond milk brings protein to the plate.
  • Ginger offers up anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Chia seeds provide fiber and protein.

When combined, this smoothie makes a great snack or dessert suggestion!

Here’s how you make my Creamy Mango-Ginger Smoothie:

Ingredients

1/2 cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt (or silken tofu for a dairy-free version)
3/4 cup cubed mango
3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 Tbsp. minced candied ginger
2 tsp. chia seeds (or ground flaxseed)

Instructions

Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.

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