mamey shakeRich in vitamins A and C, mamey sapote is, without a doubt, one of those fruits that I crave all year long. A mamey shake midmorning is enough to energize you for the rest of the day. Learn more about the benefits of this miraculous fruit (also known in Spanish as zapote) and use them as an excuse to make yourself a delicious shake that I'm sure you'll love!

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Among the miraculous benefits of mamey sapote, are its medicinal properties. It's used to treat certain digestive ailments and is great for constipation. The beauty industry too is taking advantage of mamey's hidrating properties and it's said to hep eyelashes grow!  

If you cant find mamey in your produce section, head over to the frozens aisle. Enjoy this smoothie every week or every day if you want. 

Mamey smoothie
Makes: 2 servings

Ingredients

1 ripe mamey peeled and cubed (about 2 cups)
2 cups skim milk
2 tablespoons of honey or agave syrup
1 teaspoon of salt
vanilla extract
ice 

Directions:

Add all ingredients, except for the ice cubes, to a blender and pulse until smooth. Add ice cubes and blend until smoothie consistency is achieved.

Enjoy!

NOTE: Like with everything related to all matters of your health, don't forget to talk to your doctor before starting any diet.

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Johanna, our EIC, has enjoyed a twenty something year-old career that has taken her from TV, to print, to digital, and has loved every minute of it all (that's a lot of minutes!).  She's crazy about beauty products and loves shoes.

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