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Mango Smoothie Popsicle

written by Head Health Nutter May 1, 2009

Today is May Day, a holiday with ancient roots that mark the end of the Northern Hemisphere’s cold half of the year and which many cultures still celebrate in one way or another. To honour the warmer months ahead, here’s a smoothie recipe with a summer twist!

Inspired by Global Fitness’ high-protein popsicle, a highly nutritious snack that will help you reach your fitness goals, the following smoothie is one that you can actually sink your teeth into anytime you have the munchies — and feel good about it!

Tip: When you’re ready to serve, try running hot water on the main part of the mold and jiggle the popsicle stick to loosen the frozen smoothie. My first attempt was a flop – I ended up disengaging the stick from the popsicle (a useless treat without a handle) and actually broke my mold in half trying to pry the sucker from it’s parent!

I hope you enjoy this healthy, diet-friendly summer treat. Please come back to tell us how yours turned out!

Mango Smoothie Popsicle

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Serves: 12 Prep Time: Cooking Time:

Ingredients

  • 2 fresh mangoes, pitted & sliced
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, plain
  • 3/4 cup rice milk, vanilla (adjust to desired thickness)
  • 1 scoop of your favourite protein powder

Instructions

  1. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour mix into popsicle molds. (a local Home Hardware store had mine)
  3. Freeze.

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2 comments

Chris Morales May 2, 2009 at 4:32 am

Wow. This is an excellent treat. And since we are now looking for gluten-free recipees (Sally has an intolerance for dairy and wheat-based products), this will be a welcome addition to our diet. Thanks. PS: I re-tweeted it and will share it on my blog as well. 🙂

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Head Health Nut May 4, 2009 at 5:47 pm

So glad you liked the post, Chris. Wait until you try it!

Hopefully Sally will like it, too. Adjusting to food sensitivities and allergies is not fun.

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