Pure fruit smoothies are delicious, but not necessarily good for you some say. Enjoy it in small quantities as simply fruit or balance the nutrition and blood sugar levels with the addition of protein, fiber and healthy fats.

A few ways to do this are with oats to provide soluble fiber and protein; yogurt, kefir or cottage cheese which provide more protein and will also give healthy yeasts and bacteria, plus calcium; and the obvious nut would be coconut, either fresh or shredded. Adjust the levels to your own taste.

Certainly if you are diabetic or pre-diabetic you may be better to check out our post 5 Strategies for Smoothies for Diabetics, see the link on the next page. Then check with your medical professional.

However, Alison at LovingItVegan, whose recipe this is, says her smoothie …

… tastes like the most glorious double-thick, creamy, smooth mango custard you’ve ever imagined … The fewer ingredients you use, the more the flavors pop!


Please turn to the Next Page (click button below) for the Flavor-Popping 2-Ingredient Smoothie recipe …