Cool Down Treat: Mango Sorbet

What’s more refreshing than a cup of fruity sorbet on a hot, summer day? Now that the season is in full swing, we want to share one of our favorite mango sorbet recipes. It is quick, easy, and oh-so-satisfying. Take a look at the recipe below, followed by some health benefits you may not have known about mangoes.

The Recipe

You will need:

  • 4 cups fresh mangoes, diced
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups ice

To make:

  • Following the listed order, place all ingredients in a blender.
  • Start with a low speed, gradually increasing to high until it has become smooth. This may take 30 seconds-1 minute.

To serve a soft sorbet, serve right away. For a harder sorbet, spread the mix into a shallow dish and allow to rest in the fridge for about 20 minutes.

Mango Health Benefits

Mangoes may have a number of health and skin benefits, according to online sources. Take a look…

  • Vitamin A and beta carotene found in mangoes may help to restore skin, as well as add shine.
  • Mangoes may be able to reduce dark spots, blemishes, and acne.
  • There is a long list of antioxidants found in mangoes, including quercetin, fisetin, astragalin, and more. They may help protect the body against colon, breast, and prostate cancers.
  • The vitamin A found in mangoes may help to promote good eyesight.
  • Mangoes may boost your immune system, largely due to its high vitamin C, vitamin A and carotenoids content.
  • Mangoes may be capable of reducing the risk of kidney stone formation.
  • Mangoes are high in iron, making it a great snack choice for menopausal and pregnant women.

Are you ready to enjoy and reap the benefits of this summer snack? Let us know what you think, and share some of your favorite healthy treats below.

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