Filed Under: banana, Fruit, mango, smoothie, snack, Under 10 Mins

Mango-Banana Smoothie

This nutrition-packed shake is ideal for kids on the go and too-cool-for-lunch teens.

February 21st, 2007

"We tried this with pear, then made a second batch with blueberries - both were slurped up." Debbie S, mom of Juliana, 6, and eight-month-old Myles, Barrie, Ont.
Servings
Makes 1 to 2 servings
Prep Time
10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 cups (500 mL) pear nectar
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped mango or 1 large ripe pear, peeled and cored
  • 1 container (175 g) vanilla yogurt (2/3 cup/150 mL)
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) cinnamon (optional)
Directions
  1. Put pear nectar, banana, mango, yogurt, flaxseed and cinnamon in a blender or a food processor; blend until smooth.

  2. Pour into a tightly sealed drink container that can be shaken at lunchtime, as drink will separate a little during storage. Pack with a chilled or frozen juice box to keep smoothie cold.

Nutrients Per Serving

per serving (for two) 377 calories, 5 g fat, 138 mg calcium, 54 mg sodium, 81.4 g carbohydrates, 4.9 g protein, 6 g fibre; excellent source of vitamins A and C; good source of folate; very high fibre.

Mango-Banana Smoothie

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