This apple mango smoothie is a simple, easy and healthy smoothie. Made with only 4 ingredients: apple, mango, milk and honey. A quick, refreshing and filling breakfast drink for busy mornings.
Is mango an apple a good combination?
Of course! In a smoothie, mango and apple is a surprisingly light and refreshing, yet filling combination. However, the balance between the two fruits is important. This recipe has less apple and more mango to make sure that the mango flavor comes through just as strongly as the apple flavor. Otherwise, it is easy to overpower the smoothie so that it just tastes like an apple smoothie.
Do you peel apples for smoothies?
This is entirely up to you. If you leave the skin on, it will slightly affect the texture of your smoothie. However, with a good quality blender, this is hardly noticeable. Peeling the skin may make the smoothie slightly smoother, but it does take an extra step of work. Another reason for leaving the skin on is that the skin adds fiber, which is essential for a healthy, balanced diet.
Which apples are best for smoothies?
Sweet and crispy apples such as fuji, gala or honeycrisp are generally the best for smoothies. If you like a little more tartness, granny smith apples are also great. However, there are really no “wrong” apples to use in a smoothie. You will still end up with a great tasting smoothie no matter what apples you choose, but some types of apples do add a bit more sweetness and flavor than others.
How do I make this smoothie vegan?
For a vegan or dairy free option, substitute the regular milk for a non dairy milk, such as almond milk. Also, substitute the honey for maple syrup, or leave it out altogether.