Mango Smoothie Breakfast Bowl

May 21, 2015
Mango Smoothie Breakfast Bowl - A smoothie thick enough to spoon, which means it's easier to add your favorite toppings

Have you heard of Tina Christie’s new interview series?

“Lifestyle is the New Medicine”

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If you haven’t, I will encourage you to tune in.  My goodness, since discovering them this week, the incredible series of lectures are all I’ve been listening to.

The summit, which officially ran from May 7th – May 18th featured 22 speakers in professions such as MDs, Naturopathic doctors, Psychologists, Motivational Speakers, Authors, and Mater Nutritionists.  Their mission?  To teach us all how to live the kind of lifestyle that will support us on our quest to be

vibrantly healthy

As the series was being created, two presentations were available each day and were then free for the next 72 hours.  I believe all are free through May 21st

The other really great thing?  Nearly all of the speakers also have websites.  What a treasure trove of information

I’ve listened to nearly all of them by now; admittedly, there are a few that I’ve had on repeat.

Mango Smoothie Breakfast Bowl - A smoothie thick enough to spoon, which means it's easier to add your favorite toppings

Leah Lund – A Neuro-nutrition specialist, discusses how our behaviors around food are indicative of which neurochemicals are out of balance.  In her practice, she uses food and targeted nutrients to free her clients from such things as depression, burn-out, and anxiety

Alejandro Junger, MD – A NY Times best-selling author of the books “Clean” and “Clean Gut.”  He talks about the microbiome, and how a clean gut can make us happier in so many ways

Terri Cole – On self-care and mindfulness

Reed Davis – On “The Top 3 Things Draining Your Adrenals.”  What a great lesson on the adrenal glands, cortisol, and the effects of long-term stress.

Deborah Rozman – A behavioral psychologist and president of HeartMath, talks about using our heart’s intelligence for less stress and a happier life

Of course, a great set of lecturers wouldn’t be complete without Dana James.  Her lecture focuses on a concept she and I have touched on a couple of different times now in our Skype sessions, “The Muse.”

I guarantee, once you stop, you won’t want to stop listening until you’ve heard them all.  The interview schedule and bios of each of the speakers can be found here.

Mango Smoothie Breakfast Bowl - A smoothie thick enough to spoon, which means it's easier to add your favorite toppings

A breakfast idea from the week, a spoonable smoothie

Sometimes a drink in the morning just doesn’t feel like a substantial breakfast.  When blended with only a bit of liquid, smoothies can be thick enough to spoon, which also means it’s easier to add some healthy and chewable toppings on top

Chopped nuts?  Seeds?  Fruit?  Shredded Coconut?



~ Adapted from Oprah Magazine | June 2015

Mango Smoothie Breakfast Bowl


  • 1 ½ cups frozen mango chunks
  • cup plain yogurt (If you're avoiding dairy, goat's milk yogurt or coconut yogurt are delicious alternatives
  • ¼ - ⅓ cup almond milk
  • scoop of protein powder, optional
  • (f using fresh mango chunks, add a couple of ice cubes to the blender)

  • Topping Ideas
  • unsweetened coconut, toasted
  • 1 Tbsp sunflower seeds
  • diced pineapple


  • Add all of the ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth
Serves: 1
Nutrition + Show
Calories 320
Total Fat 5.2g
Saturated Fat 2.1g
Carbohydrates 39.6g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 36.2g
Protein 28.3g
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  • Reply Ada May 30, 2017 at 8:32 pm

    I love mangos! And it´s mango season here in the Philippines, so I´ll give this recipe a shot!

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