A fresher healthier approach to its boozier counterpart (the Mojito), the Mango Mint-jito is packed with vitamins, fiber, antioxidants and a number of properties beneficial to a healthy digestive tract. All the while staying true to its tropical origin in taste.
In fact, I made one for my alcoholic brother and he didn’t even know the difference. He drank three and instead of falling down the stairs and blaming the neighbors two year old toddler for pushing him, he did seven loads of laundry and finished his résumé.
Try it and let’s see what you can do.
- 1 cup of fresh or frozen mango
- 1 big handful of lettuce greens
- 5 large mint leaves
- 1/2 of one lemon (juice)
- 1/2 of one lime (juice)
- 1/2 – 1 banana
- 1/2 – 1 cup of water
- 3-4 cubes of ice
Perfect first thing in the morning before your daily grind or while relaxing poolside. Blend together and serve immediately to enjoy its freshness.