Easy Mango & Spinach Smoothie Recipe

Do you sometimes find it difficult to get going in the morning? Well, a Mango & Spinach smoothie will get your taste-buds and energy going! Not only is it zesty and delicious, but it’s packed full of nutrients and vitamins to give your mind, body and soul what it needs to tackle the day.

Follow our mango smoothie recipe below for a simple yet powerful breakfast for all the family. We’ve also added in some recipe developer suggestions, if you fancy adding in protein powder or a host of other optional extras.

Easy Spinach Mango Smoothie

Zesty, yet creamy, mango & spinach smoothie with a unique twist, combining fresh or frozen mango chunks and spinach with pineapple, lemongrass and apple for an exciting burst of flavour.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time0 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: global
Keyword: smoothie
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 182kcal
Author: jules


  • 1 blender


  • 1 cup mango frozen or fresh, in chunks
  • 1 cup baby spinach washed
  • 1/2 cup pineapple chunks tinned is fine but in juice, not syrup
  • 200 ml apple juice not from concentrate
  • 1 stick lemongrass the inner white part, chopped and bashed


  • add all ingredients to blender
  • blend on high for 30 seconds
  • serve!
  • if the smoothie is a little too thick, add a little pineapple juice from the tin


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Mango Smoothie Recipe Variations
You might be looking at the smoothie recipe above and thinking that it could never be improved - and you're probably right. With its creamy texture, delicious taste and numerous health benefits (we'll cover those in a bit), it's got everything you could want from a smoothie, right?
Well, one of the many things we love about smoothie recipes is just how flexible they are. If you want to use up some ingredients (maybe some fresh fruit before it goes off), or you want to add in some extra nutritional benefits, or maybe you just want to experiment with the flavour a bit. So let's go through some variations:
First of all, you can replace the fresh spinach with frozen spinach if you have it- a great ingredient to keep in the freezer and chuck in. You could also use different leafy greens like kale - though you should blanch it first. If you would like a creamier smoothie, try adding in some fresh banana (frozen banana works just as well), especially if you have some in the bowl that might be turning a bit black. They may also be a good option if you find it's a bit too zesty for you, just to add a bit of sweetness.
When it comes to what liquid to use, there are plenty of different options. Some people prefer orange juice to apple, and pineapple juice is another good option if you just can't get enough pineapple! Maybe you could try unsweetened almond milk, oat milk or coconut milk - each with a subtle difference in flavour and bringing with them their own health benefits.
Then we come to a host of extra little ingredients - a dollop of Greek yogurt to make it even creamier, almond butter, ground flaxseed and chia seeds are high in healthy fats, some vanilla protein powder as an extra supplement, or maybe some maple syrup for some added indulgence! If you are using fresh mangoes and fresh spinach, you might want to add ice cubes before you blend, just to make sure it is nice and cold when you drink.



Before you start blending up an absolutely delicious Spinach & Mango smoothie, here are a few hints to help you on your way:

  • Blender Tips: If you are using lots of frozen ingredients, you’ll need to make sure you have a high speed blender capable of doing the job – there is nothing more frustrating than having everything ready to go, only to see your blender struggle to break everything down. To avoid this issue, we’d recommend using a blender like this classic Nutribullet 600, or this Ninja blender.
  • Never Underestimate Frozen Fruit: Frozen fruit is perfect to keep in your freezer, so you can make a smoothie whenever you fancy one. If you have fresh fruit that is going off – chop it up and freeze it. Don’t waste anything! Frozen mango, in this smoothie recipe, adds texture and a refreshing temperature.
  • Sweeten Things Up: If your sweet tooth needs an extra little kick of something use an alternative sweetener like maple syrup, honey or some dates, especially if you are using coconut water for your liquid.
  • Serving Suggestions for Your Smoothie: Serve your smoothie immediately after blending for maximum freshness and flavour or store in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours – give it a good shake before you serve!


When it comes to modifying smoothie recipes, the only limits are your imagination! It will all come down to what you want to get out of it – is it purely for the health benefits? Or do you want to modify the taste?

If you want a creamy texture, you don’t have to add dairy – try some coconut yogurt, or almond milk. Even porridge oats can add creaminess, and each of these bring with them their own different health boosts.

Speaking of which, you might want to add in a probiotic boost to your smoothie. We’re huge advocates of gut health, so we would recommend a probiotic yogurt or kefir instead of regular yogurt and milk.

You may need to tempt some of the younger members of your family to the wonders of Green Smoothies, so try adding in some peanut butter, cocoa powder or honey to sweeten the deal! Maybe some orange juice, for an extra boost of vitamin C.


This Mango & Spinach smoothie is the perfect way to start your day – not only is it delicious, but it is also a very healthy smoothie. In terms of nutrition, calories are low, while vitamins and nutrients are very high!

Fresh or frozen mangoes help you lower cholesterol, improve your gut health (with plenty of fibre), can help you control your blood pressure, and can even help to prevent some types of cancer. Raw spinach compliments it perfectly, giving you a boost in iron, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate and potassium.

If you find that you’re a bit sluggish in the mornings, this Mango & Spinach smoothie could provide you with the pick-me-up you need to get your day off to the best possible start. And if you start to feel a bit sluggish in the afternoon, a smoothie could be just the thing to keep you going!


So there you have it – the perfect mango smoothie recipe! All you need to do now is make sure you have the ingredients to hand and you can make this revitalising smoothie whenever you feel the need for an injection of energy and flavour!

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