Did you know that the word basil is derived from the Greek word for "king" ? And I agree basil is the king of herbs. Not just used for pesto, basil is extremely versatile. I decided to throw it in my mango banana smoothie the other morning because I had leftover from dinner the night before. Let me just say,the combination was magical, really...
If you are looking to spice up your normal breakfast or if you just want to cool down with a delicious snack, this recipe is yummy and healthy!
S P R O U T T I P : Mango is rich in Vitamin A (beta-carotene) ,Vitmain C, and contains powerful antixoidants, which makes it great for healthy skin. Eating mango can help in the regernation of skin cells and can also help prevent wrinkles. Experincing seasonal acne? Mango's also can help clear clogged pores and elimate pimples.
1 Whole ripe Mango
A few basil leaves
1 cup of almond milk vanilla yogurt
1 tablespoon raw honey (if needed)
Optional: A pinch of cinnamon
1.) Combine all ingredients in a high speed blender until perfectly smooth.