mango romaine smoothie {smoothie saturday}

Light and refreshing, this Mango Romaine Smoothie with coconut water is an unexpected and delightful green smoothie.

Mango Romaine Smoothie by Jelly Toast

Have you ever tried romaine in a smoothie? I’ll be honest, my first thought was “whaaaa?” But after I tried it, I was sold! It makes the smoothie very light and refreshing and the mild flavor of the romaine pair perfectly with the sweet mango. Plus, romaine is low in calories, high in fiber and packed full of Vitamin C. Sooo, yeah. I’m on board.ย 

Mango Romaine Smoothie by Jelly Toast

With today being Smoothie Saturday I wanted to take the opportunity to share my newest romaine-in-a-smoothie combination. This smoothie is crazy simple and just a few ingredients. It starts with coconut water, a couple of mangos, romaine, an orange and banana for richness. That’s it.

I’ve been sticking with my new routineย of replacing a meal (sometimes breakfast, sometimes lunch) with a green smoothie. It’s been helping me stick to my healthier eating habits, and so far it’s working. It definitely helps when the smoothies are filling, and loading the smoothies up on greens really helps do the trick. It’s a fiber thing.

Mango Romaine Smoothie by Jelly Toast

If you haven’t tried romaine in a smoothie, give it a try! it’s going to blow your mind – or at least make you a really tasty smoothie.Mango Romaine Smoothie by Jelly Toast

Happy Saturday!

Mango Romaine Smoothie Recipe

Yield: 2-3 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

16 ounces coconut water
2 mangos, peeled and pitted
1 head romaine, washed and cut into thirds
1 medium banana
1 small orange, peeled
1 1/2 cups ice (less if using frozen fruit)

Directions

Place all ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until smooth. If using a regular blender, chop fruit and veggies small and add in smaller amounts. Enjoy!
June 21st, 2014

2 Responses to “mango romaine smoothie {smoothie saturday}”

  1. Caitlin @ teaspoon — June 23, 2014 @ 11:38 am (#)

    I’m curious now… I would never think to put lettuce in a smoothie! I guess spinach works, so romaine should too if you say so!

    • Emily — June 24, 2014 @ 9:32 pm (#)

      I just made a smoothie with radish greens and it was amazing! I had no idea you could do that, but I am all about trying new greens now ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ll be sharing that recipe soon!

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