Mint mango breakfast smoothie
Mint mango breakfast smoothie[yasr_visitor_votes]
Recipe byCatherine FulvioThis all in one breakfast will set you up for the day and there’s nothing quite like the zing of fresh mint to wake you up for the day ahead!
- For the dressing :
- 2 to 3 mint leaves, washed
- 200ml almond milk
- ½ (120g) large ripe mango, roughly diced
- 3 tbsp. water
- 2 tbsp. porridge oats
- ½ tsp honey (optional)
- A pinch of cinnamon
- Sprig of mint, for decorating
Place the oats in a small bowl and add the water, soak for about an hour or even overnight in the fridge.
When you are ready to make the smoothie, place the soaked oats in a blender.
Add the mango, mint leaves and cinnamon and blender well.
Add the honey, if you are using some, and pour in the almond milk, blend until smooth and creamy.
Top with a sprig of mint to serve.
Winter Tips to add Mint to your recipe
Chocolate Mint Truffles: crush a 1 lb bag of chocolate wafer cookies & 1 pkg mint leaves; add 1 8oz-cream cheese and blend well. Roll, chill, dip in melted chocolate.
Add freshly chopped mint to salsa and serve with fresh fish.
Use sprigs of fresh mint to decorate carrot cake, to add depth and flavour.
Combine mint in chocolate in desserts such as mint-chocolate chip ice cream, flourless chocolate cake with mint-infused custard sauce.
A refreshing mint tea can be made by steeping the fresh leaves in hot water!