Mango Mint Cooler

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The heat wave has finally broken here in NYC! What used to be 95+° weather daily last week has now plunged to near-frigid 85-ish temperatures this week- can you believe how lucky we are? :)

Disgusting humidity and insane heat aside, I’m really enjoying this summer. Wedding preparations are going swimmingly so far (knock on wood), I’ve been knocking a lot off my to-do list, and I’m getting ready to go on a long weekend trip to Montreal on Friday! As you may know, I lived in Montreal for 3 years during undergrad, and I LOVE going back as much as I am able to.

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Montreal is a foodie haven for me- between the smoked meat sandwiches at Schwartz’s, authentic Lebanese fast food at Boustan, and (of course!) the bangin’ plates of poutine at La Banquise, I never leave hungry (or any skinnier) after my visits!  It is one of my favorite cities on Earth, and I really can’t wait to go back in a few days!

But if you’re sticking around here this weekend, and are dying for a good way to beat the heat, look no further. Frozen mangoes, fresh mint, and cool almond milk blend together for a delicious icy concoction that helps keep you cool and tastes amazing to boot.

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Mango Mint Cooler
 
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Serves: 1

Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 mango, peeled and diced, frozen (can also use fresh)
  • 1 banana, frozen or fresh
  • 1 handful fresh mint (about ⅓ cup packed)
  • 4-5 ice cubes (if not using frozen fruit)

Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour and enjoy!

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As with all my favorite blended drinks on here, this one is a total cinch to put together and is guaranteed to keep you cool and refreshed!

Any good upcoming summer plans for you all?

Keep cool, and happy eating :-)
mally

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