Cinco de Mayo feels like the unofficial kickoff for summer, and who doesn’t love a good reason to celebrate?! So let’s celebrate together with a glass full of this healthy margarita recipe goodness! You’ll be the life of the party when you make a double batch and share with your amigos.
There are certain times of the year when having a frozen drink in hand feels almost necessary… and Cinco de Mayo is one of them! This year, we’ll be starting our day off with a frozen tropical drink that tastes amazing and is so good for our bodies… the Tropical Mango-rita Green Smoothie!
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We love the taste of this tropical smoothie so much, it’s hard to believe it’s packed full of nutrients our bodies love! This tropical fruit combo packs a big Vitamin C punch and the coconut water base will keeps us hydrated all day long. Oh, and coconut water is great for replenishing lost electrolytes and recovering from a hangover 😉
- 2 cups fresh spinach
- 1 cup coconut water (unsweetened)
- 1 orange (peeled)
- 2 cups mango (frozen)
- 1 cup pineapple (frozen)
- slices Juice of 1/2 lime (plus lime for garnish)
- Coarse salt for rim of glasses (optional)
- Blend spinach, orange, and coconut water until smooth.
- Add mango, pineapple, and lime juice. Blend again.
- Save squeezed lime and rub it around the rim of the margarita glasses. Dip the rim into the coarse salt.
- Pour the smoothie into the prepared glasses and garnish with a slice of lime.
*Use frozen fruit to make smoothie cold.