Try this black tea and mango smoothie something different, complex
This smoothie tastes like nothing I’ve tried before. It has a very distinct tea essence and I personally love it.
With four simple ingredients, this smoothie is a breeze.
For as easy as it is to make, the flavor profile is quite complex.
Brew up some iced tea, you’re going to want to make this refreshing recipe asap!
It's all about that base
We make a smoothie or green juice (demo) most mornings. Which means we have to get creative to keep it interesting.
There are some recipes I could make every day, like Carolyne’s Green Smoothie or our Blueberry Rhubarb concoction, The Blubarb. But sometimes you just want to mix it up.
Most often, we use water or almond milk as a base. We’ve also experimented with kombucha, green tea, and coconut milk.
This time I decided to use iced black tea. It’s got some caffeine, less than coffee, but still has a kick. And it has a distinctly “summer” taste to me. So it sounded like the perfect base for a full-bodied mango smoothie.
This smoothie was without a doubt refreshing, summery, and gave me a jolt of energy. It’s like a gourmet version of a mango Arnold Palmer.
Make one on a hot summer morning. It’s invigorating!
Full-Bodied Black Tea Mango Smoothie
A refreshing, complex summer pick-me-up
- black tea (iced) - 1 cup (236 mL)
- lemon (w/rind) - drink garnish size
- ginger (fresh) - 1 Tbsp. (2 g)
- mango (frozen) - 1 cup (94 g)
- Ice some black tea
- When cool, put all ingredients into Vitamix container
- If you like a thicker smoothie, add 1/2 cup ice
- Blend on high for 30-45 seconds
- Pour into a cup
- Garnish with a lemon
- Snap a pic and tag #lifeisNOYOKE
Useful tips for Full-Bodied Black Tea Mango Smoothie
There is no alcohol in this smoothie. But it’s still best as an adults-only drink.
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