Mango and Chocolate Protein Smoothie


Vegetarian
Eggs-Free
Gluten-Free
Soy-Free

Nutrients

NutrientGramsRDA
Carbs27g9%
of which Sugars23g26%
Fats10g15%
of which Saturates2g11%
Proteins23g51%
Fibers9g38%

Nutrients Proportions

  • carbs 39%
  • sugars 33%
  • fats 14%
  • saturates 3%
  • proteins 33%
  • fibers 13%
* All data is per serving
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Smoothies are a practical way to pack healthy ingredients easily as all you have to do is to sip them with a straw!

Today we want to show you how to make a delicious mango smoothie you can enjoy as a breakfast or post-workout meal and at home or on-the-go. The best smoothies are those which provide quality carbs, fibres, healthy fats, and proteins.

In fact, this easy smoothie recipe is prepared with fresh mango chunks, greek yogurt, almond butter, chia seeds, and cacao.

You might wonder if chocolate and mango go well together, well fruit and chocolate are always a great combination, just try it for yourself! Adding cacao powder also boost your smoothie with antioxidants and helps to improve your mood.

With a single serving, you get 50% of your daily protein intake even if this smoothie is prepared without protein powder. The high protein content comes from the yogurt, almond butter, and chia seeds. We recommend you use greek yogurt instead of plain yogurt as it has double the protein and half the carbs. You can choose full-fat or low-fat varieties but avoid fat-free ones as they have a poorer nutritional profile.

If you want to make this chocolate mango smoothie vegan or dairy free, just use soy yogurt instead of greek yogurt as it is a plant-based alternative with almost the same amount of proteins per gram. You can find more allergen-free recipes on our website thanks to our Smart Search function.

This recipe is also high in fibres thanks to its high fruit content and chia seeds, providing almost 40% of your daily intake. To learn more just click on the nutrition tab above!

Ingredients

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ALLERGY ADVICE: For allergens, see ingredients in bold
Chia Seeds2 tbsp
Water90 mL
Mango250 g
Greek Yogurt280 g
Almond Butter2 tsp
Bee Pollen0.5 tsp
Cacao Powder20 g

step 1

To make this healthy smoothie recipe, let’s start with the chia seeds (1).

In a small bowl, combine water with the chia seeds and stir well. Allow the seeds to soak for 5 minutes or until they have absorbed the water and formed a thick and gelatinous mixture (2). 

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step 2

In the meantime, peel and cut the mango into chunks (1).

Add the chopped mango, greek yogurt, almond butter, and bee pollen to the blender bowl (2). 

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step 3

Blitz the ingredients at medium speed until you have a smooth blend (1).

Next, transfer half of the mango smoothie to a clean bowl.

Add soaked chia seeds and cacao powder to the remaining half of the smoothie in the blender. Blitz until the cacao is well incorporated (2).

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step 4

Now, prepare one glass per serving by adding a bottom layer of chocolate smoothie and then a top layer of mango smoothie.

Thanks to the thickness of chia seeds mixture, the mango smoothie won’t sink into the chocolate layer when you add it.

Serve immediately or store it in the fridge. 

Enjoy your creamy smoothie with a sprinkle of dark chocolate shavings and desiccated coconut flakes.

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Foodacious Tips

This smoothie is super creamy as it is prepared without milk, but if you prefer a runnier consistency just add a splash of milk or plant-based alternatives before blending the ingredients.