Power Breakfast or Simple Snack – Mango a la Mexicana

  Raw Vegan Super Snack

power mango

I generally start my mornings with a Green Smoothie so that I can flood my body with very easy-to-digest blended greens and antioxidant-rich fruits and berries.  By mid-morning I am ready for a small snack or breakfast.  This is one of my favorites as it’s easy, flavorful, low calorie and surprisingly filling.

During my teens and twenties I spent a lot of time in Mexico where I began my love affair with mangoes.  We would go to the market and buy a bag and I would polish them off at the rate of at least one per day.  At the perimeters of the open markets you would always see vendors selling them on a stick, with lime juice squeezed on top and sprinkled with lots of chili powder.  At this point in my life I didn’t find that combination of sweet, tart and spicy particularly appealing.

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