Dining with D’Amico: Raspberry Mango Smoothie

Healthy eating and college don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand, but knowing the right tricks can help turn eating right into a daily routine. So have a seat and dine with D’Amico, your guide for navigating the health-food scene without taking a chunk out of your schedule.

Ponte-1.DinningD'Amico5If you haven’t picked up on it yet, I’m a huge fan of smoothies. They’re always filling, can substitute for a meal or dessert and can be made in basically any combination.

I was inspired by personal trainers I follow on Instagram, who always post delicious smoothie ideas. I took inventory of what food I had and decided to combine some classic ingredients to create this tasty, raspberry mango treat. Take less than five minutes of your day to try this awesome smoothie.

You’ll Need:

1 1⁄2 cups frozen raspberries
1 cup frozen mango chunks
1 cup fat free milk
1 tablespoon honey

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Directions:

1. Add milk, raspberries, and mango to the blender.

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2. Pulse the blender until the fruit is mixed together but not completely smooth.

3. Add the honey and mix in with a spoon to get it to the bottom of the blender.

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4. Blend until you have a creamy smooth texture but beware of over blending.

5. Serve and enjoy!

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Don’t forget my helpful tip: Blend soap and water in the blender to ensure easy clean-up.

Photo by Jose Miguel Ponte