Time: 12 minutes

Serves: 4

For a sweet treat without the added fat and calories, try mango lassi. It's rich in potassium, a mineral that helps you maintain healthy blood pressure.

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1/3 cup dried mango (available at specialty food stores), chopped

3 ripe mangoes, peeled

1 cup unsweetened vanilla soy milk

1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt

4 pinches ground cardamom


In a small bowl, soak dried mango in water for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, slice mango flesh. In a blender, process dried and fresh mango until smooth. Add soy milk, yogurt and 2 cups ice cubes and process until smooth. Top each glass with a pinch of cardamom.

Nutrition Per Serving

231 calories

6g protein

50g carbohydrates

5g fiber

3g fat

1g saturated fat

2mg cholesterol

37mg sodium

Recipe by Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., and Jeannette Bessinger, C.H.H.C., The 150 Healthiest Recipes on Earth (Fair Winds, 2010)

From our sister publication, Remedy’s Healthy Living, Summer 2011

Publication Review By: the Editorial Staff at Healthcommunities.com

Published: 13 Apr 2011

Last Modified: 23 Mar 2015