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This blueberry mango smoothie bowl is fruitatastic!

blueberry and mango smoothie bowl

I love mango. My aunt gave me some great ones, so what better than to use them in a smoothie bowl. I’m trying to find some new options but still keep my protein up.

The health benefits in this smoothie are abundant. For example, mango helps clear skin and fight heat stroke, and supports digestive, eye and heart health.

I’ve listed the full health benefits and nutrition below the recipe.

Blueberry mango smoothie bowl recipe

  • Makes: 1 serving
  • Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

Mango

  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/2 mango, pitted and sliced
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder, I use Vega Sport

Optional toppings

  • 1/2 mango, pitted and sliced
  • Some strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate seeds
  • Handful of mint leaves

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth. Add toppings and serve.

Nutritional value for 1 serving (based on brands used in this recipe)

  • Calories: 506 (without toppings: 270)
  • Fat:  6.5g (without toppings: 4.5g)
  • Carbohydrates: 80g (without toppings: 51g)
  • Protein: 37g (without toppings: 32g)

Some health benefits

Blueberries

  • Blueberries: Have the highest antioxidant capacities of all fruit for disease prevention and anti-aging; they also help lower blood pressure improving heart health.
  • Coconut: Supports skin and hair health, weight loss, and helps fight infections.
  • Pomegranate: An antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.
  • Strawberries: Boosts immunity for disease prevention, helps with depression, intestinal health, and allergies.
  • Mango: Helps clear skin and fight heat stroke, and supports digestive, eye and heart health.
  • Protein, carbs and fat: These are key building blocks for your body’s functioning.
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