Mango Fizz

I love this kid friendly, nonalcoholic ,drink. Truth be told I do not enjoy alcohol and am always on the look out for new and exciting drinks. This fits the bill. It is from Williams Sonoma.

Ice cubes or crushed ice

12 fl oz (11/2 cups)Mango nectar

1 cup fresh orange juice or Pineapple juice

4 fl (1/2 cup)Fresh lime juice(3-4limes)

24 fl oz(1 bottle) sparkling water

4 mango or pineapple wedges for garnish

Select 4 tumblers or Highball glasses. Fill each glass with ice. Add 6 tablespoons of the mango nectar, 1/4 cup of the orange juice and 2 tablespoons of the lime juice to each glass and stir. Top each glass off with 1/4 cup sparkling water, stir. Garnish with a Mango wedge. Serve at once.


Mango sorbet

I tried this recipie by David Rosengarten without much confidence it would work. 4 simple ingredients!! then it hit me how fresh and true to the fruit this was, wow!!

serves 4

1 Mango peeled and pitted

1/2 cup sugar( I use super fine sugar, or process in the food processor a few seconds)

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

pinch salt

Puree Mango flesh in a food processor

In a bowl mix the puree with 1 cup of Hot water, the sugar, lemon juice and salt. Taste, more sugar may be added , if desired.

Place bowl in refridgerator to chill

Put the chilled puree in an ice cream maker and freeze following manufactures directions

Mango Banana Smoothie

Love this refreshing smoothie especially in the scorching summer months. This and a salad make a super , filling meal any time of day.

Serves 2

2 mangoes, peeled , diced, and frozen

1 cup plain yoghurt, preferably Stonyfield

1/2 cup skim milk

1 Banana, coarsly chopped and frozen

2 -3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

Place all ingredients in a blender and whip till smooth. Pour into two tall glasses and garnish with a sprig of mint.

Mango Smoothie


1 Ripe Mango ,Peeled and cubed

1/4 cup pineapple juice

Juice of half a lime

2 tablespoons Heavy Whipping Cream


1 tablespoon Greanadine

Blend all ingredients till smooth in a blender except the grenadine.

Spoon the grenadine into a tall glass and pour mango smoothie over