Magical Mango Breakfast Smoothie (Vegan)

HOW TO MAKE THE MAGICAL MANGO SMOOTHIE

Vegan Breakfast Recipe

This vegan smoothie breakfast recipe is super refreshing and fuels you with energy for hours.

Energizing, refreshing and loaded with nutrition!

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How to make the Magical Mango Smoothie, in 5 Steps:

  • Firstly add a splash of your favourite milk to the blender.
  • Then add ingredients, that are filling and fill you with energy, such as chia seeds or optional protein powder.
  • Next, you add the frozen fruits to the blender: Mangos, Ripe bananas and pineapples.
  • Finally, you can add some ice to keep the smoothie cool for longer.
  • Blend all ingredients smooth and enjoy.

This is how you make a vegan breakfast mango smoothie!


Why you’ll love this Vegan Mango Breakfast Smoothie 


  1. Whiles, it’s energising smoothie it’s also a weight-loss recipe.
  2. You won’t taste the banana in this smoothie (because mango is overpowering) 
  3. This smoothie is incredibly healthy and loaded with nutrition (healthy factor 9.1 of 10) 
  4. Low calorie (226 Kcal), but high protein (with protein powder) fibre (18%)!
A bright yellow smoothie blended in a vitamix blender from the top

Watch the Vegan Mango Breakfast Smoothie recipe video

*The order in which this smoothie was made in the video and the pictures is not exactly right. You can make it like this, but I rather recommend following the order in the recipe below.

How much time do you need to make this recipe for a Vegan Mango Breakfast Smoothie? 

Total Time: 5min

Do you have 5 minutes in the morning? 

Perfect, because that’s all it takes to make this magical mango smoothie. 

It contains just 4 main ingredients and 2 optional ingredients. 

When is the ideal time to eat this Vegan Mango Breakfast recipe? 

That sounds like a silly question, right? 

Dah! It’s the ideal breakfast recipe because it’s filled with plenty of vitamins, minerals and fibre.

You can enjoy it as a meal replacement, especially if you add protein powder to make this mango smoothie more filling, and fuelling.  

But if you like to add protein, in other ways, check out this blog post: 

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Can you also eat this smoothie for lunch or as a dessert? 

Yes, you can definitely. 

If you like to have just a small meal or enjoy a dessert smoothie, you could skip the protein powder, this would reduce the calories even further.   

What does the smoothie taste like? 

This smoothie tastes like a healthy mango ice cream.

🙂

Super delicious on a hot summer day, or to bring the summer on a rainy dark day to your room. 

The banana, you won’t taste, it only adds in sweetness. Just make sure to ripen the banana, before you freeze it. 


Health benefits of this smoothie 


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How many calories are in this smoothie? 

With the optional ingredients, this smoothie contains 226 calories. 

Without powder, the calories reduce to about 146 calories (depending on the type of protein powder). 

How much protein is in this smoothie recipe? 

While this smoothie is super low in protein without protein powder, it increases to about 11grams 22%   

But here are plenty of ways how to increase your protein intake: 

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Is this smoothie good for weight loss

Yes, it is! 

As I’ll explain more in detail under the health benefits, it’s great for weight loss: Because bananas and chia seeds are filling, and give you energy, you can burn calories in the long run.

Health factor 

A health factor (measured at whisk.com) reaches 9.1 out of 10.0, nearly the top score, and includes almond milk.

If you want to increase your “nutrition level’, then you can choose for example soy milk.  As it’s filled with plenty of nutrition.

In this milk guide, you can read up all about different milk types, their calories, carbs and how they taste in comparison: 

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The score also does not include the optional ingredients (ice, honey). 

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Nutritional breakdown for the Vegan Mango Breakfast smoothie 

This nutritional breakdown includes also the optional ingredients of this smoothie recipe (protein powder and chia seeds). 

  • Fibre – 18% 
  • Protein – 22% 
  • Carbs – 14% 
  • Fat 7% 
  • Calcium – 17% 
  • Magnesium – 18% 
  • Potassium – 17% 
  • Iron – 15% 
  • Zinc 17% 
  • Phosphorus – 24% 
  • Vitamin A – 49% 
  • Riboflavin B2 – 17% 
  • Vitamin C – 48% 
  • Vitamin B6 -31% 
  • Thiamin B1 –20
  • Vitamin B12 – 26% 
  • Folic Acid B9 -41% 
  • Vitamin D12 – 22% 
  • Vitamin E – 12% 

This percentage breakdown is based on the daily value of a 2.000 calorie diet. 


9 health benefits of this smoothie: 


  1. Loaded with nutrition 
    This Smoothie is extremely nutrition-dense (see nutritional breakdown). It contains plenty of vitamins, nutrition, and minerals and is still low in calories. It is truly a magical smoothie, right?? 😊 
  2. Rich in antioxidants 
    Like so many smoothies also this one is high in antioxidants, thanks to mangos, bananas, and pineapples.  

    Why do we need antioxidants? Because they are fighting diseases such as heart diseases, diabetes and certain cancers. 
  3. Heart-healthy 
    Mangos, bananas, and chia seeds are good for supporting your heart. 
  4. Strong hair and glowing skin 
    Mango may support glowing skin and young and strong hair. Thank t vitamin A and especially C which are needed to produce collagen. 
  5. Digestion booster and constipation helper 
    Studies show that mangos, bananaschia seeds and pineapples might help to support healthy digestion and digestion issues. 

    Plus they are high in fibre, which is needed for good digestion. 
  6. Immunity booster 
    Pineapples have been used as a traditional medicine for centuries. As they can reduce inflammation and can improve your immunity. 
  7. Weight-loss 
    Chia seeds and bananas are filling ingredients and might help with weight loss. 
    With just one serving of chia seeds, you get about 10 grams of fibre. 

    Plus, chia seeds fuel your body with energy for hours. Which will help you to burn more calories throughout the day. 
  8. Eye health 
    Because mangos contain plenty of carotenoids, they are great for your eyes! 
  9. Kidney-health 
    Did you know that bananas can be great for your kidney health
    That’s because it’s high in potassium.  
    Unless you are at a late stage of kidney disease, then you need to reduce your potassium intake. 

    Just make sure you always speak to your health professional. 

Did you know? 


Mangoes were first grown over 5.000 years ago in India, Myanmar, and the Andaman Islands?


Magical Mango Smoothie Ingredients 


all ingredients for a mango, banana, pineapple smoothie in small bowls on a kitchen counter

Main ingredients

  • A splash of unsweetened milk (your favourite) almond milk, or coconut milk is good: To keep the blender running. 
  • Ripe, frozen bananas: Ripe bananas add sweetness and a little flavour (you won’t taste the banana though) 
  • Frozen pineapples: Adds flavour and plenty of health benefits 
  • Frozen mangos: Main ingredient for taste 

Optional Ingredients 

  • Protein powder (vanilla): Add energy, protein, and satiety 
  • Chia seeds: add energy, healthy fats, fibre and satiety 
  • Ice: Makes the smoothie (thicker or “slushier” and keeps it colder for longer 


Dietary Adjustments 


Is this smoothie vegan? 

Dah, like the title in the recipe, gives away:

This VEGAN Breakfast recipe is vegan. 

BUT, of course, choose a vegan milk type, like unsweetened almond-, soy-, cashew-, coconut milk or any other milk.

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THE BIG MILK COMPARISON GUIDE– How to choose the best milk.

Is this mango breakfast smoothie gluten-free? 

Yes, all ingredients are also gluten-free in this recipe. 

Is this mango breakfast smoothie a dairy-free smoothie? 

Yes, this vegan breakfast smoothie is also dairy-free. Make sure to choose a dairy-free milk alternative.

Is this mango smoothie a meal-replacement smoothie?  

As already mentioned, you can have this smoothie either as your breakfast or lunch if you like. 

This smoothie is nutrition-dense, which is ideal for meal replacements.  

Add some toppings to your bowl, to add even more energy, fibre and healthy fats to your meal and make it crunchy and more filling. 


How to make the Best Magical Mango Breakfast Smoothie  


3 pictures of mango smoothie ingredients on a table, in a blender and then blended to a smoothie
  1. Freeze all ingredients a day beforehand.
  2. gather all ingredients the next day: See the ingredients
  3. Follow the recipe instructions on how to make the smoothie: Add the soft ingredients first, then the harder ingredients.
  4. Start with a little liquid first if you want to make a thick smoothie. Then gradually add more liquid over time.
  5. Use your tamper often to mash down the smoothie.

For more tips on how to make a thick smoothie, have a look at this blog post:

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Recipe

A bright yellow smoothie blended in a vitamix blender from the top

Magical Mango Smoothie Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast, lunch, meal replacement, smoothie
Cuisine American
Calories 226 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 splash  milk (1 cup for a thinner smoothie if you have a less powerful blender)
  • ¾ cup frozen banana (ripe)
  • 1 cup frozen mangos
  • cup frozen pineapples
  • 1 scoop protein powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp chia seeds (optional)
  • 0.5 cup ice (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Add a splash of milk to the blender (add more if you're using a less powerful blender.
  • Now the energising and filling (optional) ingredients: add chia seeds and protein powder.
  • Toss all other ingredients into the blender: frozen bananas, mangos and pineapples.
  • To make the smoothie super refreshing you can toss finally ice cubes as the last step to the blender (high-speed blenders only).
  • Blend all on low setting until smooth. Use your tamper (wooden spoon or spatula) to scrape down the smoothie blend from the sides).

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visual step by step guide

*The graphic shows the correct order (same as in the recipe. don’t follow the order as in the recipe video).


How to store your Mango Smoothie 


While smoothies do taste the best, directly once they are made, you can still store them. 

If you store them in the freezer they turn into ice cream 😊 Did you know? 

More tips here: 

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Comments & Feedback


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2 thoughts on “Magical Mango Breakfast Smoothie (Vegan)”

  1. 5 stars
    Hi, this is the SUN IN A GLASS !!!
    This Smoothie looks sooo sunny and like summer, I love it!!
    The topping with chocolate is my favourite combination! 🙂
    Sometimes I forget to eat my mangos. So this is the best way to use the overripe mangos!!
    I also use some frozen ingredients, than its has the best structure! MANGOOO
    XOXO

    Reply
    • Yes, a very HAPPY sunny smoothie 🙂 Thank you! Yes, overripe mangos are even sweeter, And then you can freeze them. T:)

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