There are two beverages I can’t get enough of when I eat out at an Indian or a Thai restaurant. At an Indian restaurant, I crave the mango lassi, and at a Thai restaurant, I enjoy a bottomless cup of Thai iced tea. Both are often so full of sugar, they aren’t doing your body any favors (although your mind may disagree!). This recipe deconstructs the mango lassi and puts a vegan and sugar-free twist on an Indian favorite. And, surprise surprise!, this version is so delicious, you wonder why the original has to complicate matters. Sit still for a vegan, sugar-free Thai iced tea recipe next week.
In the meantime, slurp on this:
Hopefully it won’t be raining where you are.
Mango: improves digestion with its bio-active elements such as esters, terpenes, and aldehydes, lowers cholesterol with its pectin and vitamin C content, regulates sex hormones and boosts sex drive with vitamin E, contains glutamine acid, which improves concentration and memory power, is helpful for treating acne when applied to the face, is helpful for women during menopause and pregnancy, fights again diabetes, and prevents cancer and heart disease.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Keywords: raw smoothie drink breakfast mango cardamom coconut milk smoothie
Ingredients (Serves 2)
- 1 cup coconut milk (fresh or canned)
- 2 cups pureed mango
- 1 tbsp honey, agave, or maple syrup
- 1/4 tsp cardamom (optional)
Blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.