I think the smoothie gods have been sleeping in my bed, but I've hit the jackpot again with this mango salsa green smoothie. Many of you a few emailed me stating that you couldn't do savory smoothies, and that you were struggling with digesting onions, garlic, and ginger in the morning. I've heard your cries, and offer up this delectable little creation as a peace offering.
This delightful smoothie strikes a beautiful balance between sweet, spicy and savory, and is not too rich or pungent in flavor. It's got an incredible dimensional flavor that keeps developing, and I think it's the best smoothie I've ever had in my life.
As I write this, I can hear the protests already! "But what about the pistachio kale smoothie?" "Are you crazy, the banana coconut cream pie smoothie is to die for!" "What're you, nuts? The pina colada smoothie tastes like it has rum in it!" "The apple pie in a glass tastes like is a melted pie with ice cream!" "I can't stop eating the lemon cheesecake smoothie!" "The liquid strawberries and cream smoothie is the best strawberry smoothie I've ever tasted!" These are all lovely comments I've received from you over the last few years, so I realize it is a bold statement. But, I think this smoothie delivers.
I'm not discounting aforementioned s'blended creations. But, this mango salsa smoothie is bursting with complex flavors that dance on the tip of your tongue and tickle your throat long after they've massaged your belly.
I'm interested to hear what you think. I think this creation is utterly s'blended.
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*Probiotic Powder - I add 1/2 teaspoon of probiotic powder to all smoothies to replenish stores of healthy bacteria for immunity, digestion, detox, and to balance the acidic effects of high-sugar fruits and other sweeteners. The really potent probiotics require refrigeration. If you have capsules, break the shell and release the powder. Unsweetened probiotic-rich liquids like kefirs (water, coconut water, milk varieties) or kombucha make wonderful health-promoting additions to shakes, too.
*Celtic Sea Salt - I add a pinch (or more) of this alkalizing, mineral-rich salt to all smoothies to boost the natural flavor of fruits and veggies; temper the acidity of sweet fruits and sweeteners; stimulate the lymphatic system; replenish electrolytes; aid digestion; and help the body access energy. I do not recommend adding common table salt which is generally heated to extreme temperatures, iodized, bleached, processed, and refined. This salt does not have the same benefits. If you have a health condition that requires you to limit your sodium intake consult your doctor before adding salt to your smoothies.