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Easy To Make Smoothies by Mangia NYC
Easy To Make Smoothies

Easy To Make Smoothies

STRAWBERRY, BANANA, COCONUT, HERB

Strawberry banana is the vanilla milkshake of the smoothie world… add lemon, mint, and cilantro and take it to the next level.

Makes about 1 (16-ounce) serving

  • 2 bananas
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 lemon, peeled
  • 5 springs fresh mint
  • 1 bunch of fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

GOOD MORNING GREENS

Adding avocado makes this green smoothie a rich, delicious way to start your morning.

Makes 1 to 2 (16-ounce) servings

  • 1 grapefruit, peeled
  • 2 oranges, peeled
  • 1 lime, peeled
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup firmly packed spinach
  • 1/2 head romaine
  • 4 kale leaves
  • 4 swiss chard leaves
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

WATERMELON CHIA POWER SMOOTHIE

Cool watermelon, spicy ginger, and fresh mint combined are a great start for any smoothie; in this recipe, chia seeds add omega-3s and lower your blood pressure. Drink this one right away because the chia seeds thicken the mixture as they sit in the liquid.

Makes about 1 (16-ounce) serving

  • 3 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1/2 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and diced
  • 5 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup firmly packed spinach
  • 4 kale leaves
  • 4 Swiss chard leaves
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

MANGO MINT

Sweet mango and fresh mint will make your mouth very happy.

Makes about 1 (16-ounce) serving

  • 1 mango, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 cup firmly packed spinach
  • 1 head romaine
  • 1 bunch of fresh mint
  • 5 or 6 springs fresh parsley, to taste
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

BERRY BASIL BLISS

Basil with three kinds of berries makes for a sophisticated take on a smoothie.

Makes about 1 (16-ounce) serving

  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup firmly packed spinach
  • 5 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

MELON AND HERBS

Sweet cantaloupe and savory cilantro are an unexpected, but very welcome, pairing.

Makes about 1 (16-ounce) serving

  • 2 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 2 cups grapes
  • 1 cup firmly packed spinach
  • 1 small bunch fresh parsley
  • 1 small bunch fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

TROPICAL GREENS

This is the kind of grees drink that goes really well with some sand, some sun, and the crash of waves…

Makes 1 to 2 (16-ounce) servings

  • 1 cup papaya
  • 2 bananas, peeled
  • 1 cup firmly packeed spinach
  • 3 Swiss chard leaves
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

PEACHY GREENS

When peaches are in season, we rush to make this fruity green smoothie.

Makes about 1 (16-ounce) serving

  • 2 plums, pitted
  • 1 peach, pitted
  • 1 cucumber, peeled
  • 1 head romaine
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup water or any nut milk
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

DANDELION BANANA DETOX

This is the kind of smoothie that makes people brag about how easy it is to detox.

Makes serving about 1 (16-ounce) serving

  • 2 pears, cored and chopped
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1 cup dandelion green leaves
  • 1 cup firmly packed spinach
  • 1 head romaine
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

COCONUT MINT CHIP

This smoothie tastes like mint chip ice cream. Seriously.

  • Makes 1 to 2 (16-ounce) servings
  • 2 cups coconut water
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted and peeled or meat from 1 raw, young Thai coconut
  • 5 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon caco nibs
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

LIME IN THE COCONUT

Grab a beach umbrella and start sipping.

Makes 1 to 2 (12-ounce) servings

  • 1 cup coconut water
  • Meat from 1 raw, young Thai coconut
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1/2 tablespoon spirulina powder
  • 1/2 lime, peeled
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

TROPICAL GIGNER

Rich and creamy with a tropical twist and warm notes of ginger, this is a staff favorite.

Makes 1 to 2 (12-ounce) servings

  • 2 cups almond or rice mil
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1 cup papaya, cubed or coarsely chopped
  • 1 peach, peeled
  • 1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

PEACHES AND CINNAMON

Creamy banana, summery fruit, and cinnamon make this a delicious treat at any time of day.

Makes 1 to 2 (16-ounce) servings

  • 2 cups almond or rice mil
  • 2 peaches, pitted
  • 10 strawberries
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes

ALMOND BUETTER CUP

This is luxurious enough to be served instead of dessert.

Makes 1 to 2 (12-ounce) servings

  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons raw cacao powder
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons raw almond butter
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 3 or 3 ice cubes
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