Taste: Mystic Mango Smoothie


Billed as “a luscious antioxidant blend to nourish the eyes, skin and soul,” this healthy smoothie is one of over 75 vegan and plant-based recipes featured in The 21 Day Superstar Cleanse: A Rejuvenating Lifestyle Program to Help You Feel Younger, Healthier and Ready to Rock the World!

Covering everything from butternut squash bisque to live chocolate pudding, the 418-page book also includes exercise tips and lifestyle advice from author Rainbeau Mars, a Los Angeles-based health and fitness guru.

The following recipe makes one serving.


¾ cup fresh (preferred) or frozen blackberries

1 mango, pitted and chopped

⅛ cup goji berries

¼ cup pomegranate juice or coconut water (pure water is good too)

1 Tablespoon cacao or coconut butter

1 Tablespoon royal jelly or bee pollen

1 teaspoon maca powder (optional)



Combine all ingredients, blend until smooth and serve.


– by Lesley McCave

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