Refreshingly delicious smoothie and Popsicle made with fresh mango, organic 100% vegan protein + smoothie mix powder, organic sugar, Graham cracker crumbs, Chocolate stripe marshmallows, and dark chocolates.
*This post was created on Monday, April 20, but I just didn’t get around to posting it because I came down with a flu.
Hello! I hope you had a nice weekend.
My family and I attended the church service yesterday. We usually go for a drive to check out places we’ve never been or we have lunch at a nearby restaurant after the mass, but we drove straight home because the weather wasn’t that great. It was very windy and rain was imminent. It wasn’t a good day to go sightseeing.
However, today was a beautiful day. I couldn’t help but take a photo of this magnificent cloud formation I saw this morning while dropping off my children to school. It looked like an avalanche coming down the mountain. I thought it was spectacular.
Anyway, I am excited to share with you this protein powder I recently discovered. I like everything about it. It’s made with organic ingredients and no added sugar. It’s non-tasting, 100% vegan and free of nuts, gluten, yeast, dairy, and eggs. It’s rich in fiber and essential B vitamins. You can mix it in soup, muffins, cupcakes and cake batter. A scoop provides 7 grams of protein. What more could I ask?
I made protein mango smoothie for lunch yesterday. It was a good excuse to use the mangoes my husband brought home before they rot and say hello to mister trashcan. I also mixed in a scoop of the vegan protein powder for added nutrients.
Right in the middle of slurping the smoothie, I had this crazy idea about adding Graham cracker crumbs in my mango smoothie. I didn’t think so. It would be like eating a bowl of soggy cereal. How about adding some shaved dark chocolates while I was at it? We have so many leftover chocolates from Easter, so mine as well use ’em. As unappetizing as it may sound, I gave it a try.
I wanted it to be very cold, so as soon as I folded in the Graham cracker crumbs and shaved chocolates, I immediately placed it in the freezer. Well, I completely forgot about it and it was frozen. Frozen or not, I couldn’t wait. Mm…if you like s’mores, you will definitely like this. It was refreshingly delicious. The crunch from the shaved chocolates made it s’morelicious (is there even such a word?) 😀 That’s when my youngest blurted out, “oh, mommy just like s’mores!” He was right. I just need to add some marshmallows; even better. That’s when I came up with Mango S’mores Popsicles.
- Flesh of 1 large very ripe Manila mango
- 3/4 cup 2% organic fresh milk or Evaporated milk (or any milk you prefer)
- 1 scoop organic 100% vegan protein smoothie powder
- 18 ice cubes, crushed
- 1 1/2 Tablespoons organic sugar (or Agave or raw honey)
- 4 sleeves Graham crackers, coarsely crushed
- 3 S’moreMallows squares (chocolate stripe flavor marshmallows), cut in tiny pieces (see notes)
- Shaved dark chocolates
FOR SMOOTHIE AND SLUSH
- Place the mango flesh, milk, protein powder, crushed ice cubes, and sugar (agave or raw honey) in a blender. Blend until smooth.
- Pour smoothie mixture into a tall glass or a plastic container. You can either top the smoothie with the Graham crackers, marshmallows, and shaved chocolates or you can fold them in the smoothie mixture.
- Enjoy as is for a smoothie.
- For a slush, you need to fold in the Graham crackers, marshmallows, and shaved chocolates and immediately freeze for two hours.
This recipe yields 10-12 Popsicles
Summer is just around the corner. These are great grab-and-go snacks for children. You can make them ahead of time, so they’re ready when your children want something to snack on.
- Follow the first step above. Then, fold in the Graham cracker crumbs, marshmallows, and shaved chocolate. Using a spoon, immediately scoop (or pour) the mixture into molds leaving about 1/4 inch of room at the top as the Popsicles will expand as they freeze. Place wooden Popsicle sticks in each mold and freeze overnight.
- Unmold the pops by dipping the mold in a bowl with warm water (as tall as the Popsicle) about 15-25 seconds or so. Gripping the handles, gently turn to loosen and pull upward to remove. If it turns but you can’t pull it upward, leave in warm water a little longer.
You can also serve it as Verrines or Shooters; great for those who are in portion-control diet but want to indulge.
- The more marshmallows you add, the better. You might want to separate them before folding them in the smoothie mixture.
- If you don’t have any wooden sticks, use plastic spoons.
- You can purchase the Organic Vegan Protein powder at Costco or at blenditup.com.
My children and I love these pops. I made them again earlier today. I can see these pops being sold everywhere. They’re just too delicious. Don’t forget to mention where you get the recipe and idea from. 😀
That is all for today. Thank you for reading. Have a great week.
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18 thoughts on “Mango S’mores Protein Smoothie & Popsicles”
I love mangoes as well as s’mores! Can i just say the combination of both of these is just perfection? lol. Love this recipe!
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Great recipe, delicious!!!!
Yes, it really is. Thank you for the compliment. I appreciate it.
Ohh! This is awesome and can’t wait to try it.
They’re definitely delicious! They’re great for children and adult alike. If your family likes mangoes, they will surely love these. Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by.
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Omg these look so good! Perfect for the season. I’m so doing these. Xo
Hello, Amanda! Yes, they really are. I’ve been making these and they don’t last long. I love ’em. Let me know what you think when you make them. Have a great weekend. 🙂
Dear Twin, hope all is well with you and your familly!
have a nice weekend!
Hello twin. I’m feeling a little weak, but I can manage. Thanks, twin. Have a nice weekend to you as well. Hugs 😀
Hugs and energy to you, my Twin!
Thank you so much twin 😀
Anna, hope all is well!
Have a great Monday!
Thanks Anna. Enjoy the rest of the week. Thanks for stopping by.
Anna, great recipe! I hope you’re feeling better!
Mi amiga!!! Welcome back. I hope you fully recovered. It’s great you stopped by. Thank you as well as the lovely comment. I’m feeling a little weak, but I think I can manage to cook dinner tonight. 🙂 Have a great weekend my PRCCSS. 😀