Enjoy The Summer With Some Delicious Mango Recipes

Summer is about humid, hot and sunny days, but it is also about that smell and taste of intoxicating Mango. One can eat a mango raw, ripe, grilled, baked, frozen, or just puréed, it is that versatile! The juicy flesh, the smooth outer skin, the contours of a fully ripe bulged out mango, the chilled aamras or simply cubed pieces of mango are a treat at the end of the day.

So let’s take it a step forward and cook up something exotic with the king of fruits, which is at the same time quick and easy to prepare.

Gujarati Fajeto

Fajeto, a Gujarati favorite, sweet and spicy kadhi, is a must try with steamed rice. Get the entire recipe here.

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Mango Roll

It can’t get easier than this. Blend and purée mangoes, spread it thinly and evenly on a wax paper lined tray, bake it for 3-4 hours, cut it in stripes and roll it when the stripes are dry and pliable.

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Mango Tart

Gluten free, vegan and refined sugar free, this mango tart recipe is for all. It’s a simple assembling recipe with eye catching presentation, perfect for midnight binge eating. Get the entire recipe here.

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Mango Smoothie

This quick fix will help you say goodbye to the summer heat. Blend 1 mango, ¼th teaspoon Cinnamon and 2 tablespoon Greek yogurt. Sip on it and enjoy the sun down.

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Vietnamese Mango Roll

When you want a quick bite, something that is not fried and heavy, this light and fresh roll could be the dish for you. Roll some cilantro, mint, lettuce, noodles, carrot, and mango in a rice wrapper. That’s it, done! You could spice it up with a Vietnamese chili dipping sauce.

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Pica de Gallo Salsa

Diced mango, pineapple, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, and cilantro with seasoning to taste, mix it all up and keep it in the refrigerator for all the flavors to merge.

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Two-Layer Smoothie

When it comes to this smoothie, one is just not enough. The mango berry smoothie is a blend of sweet and sour with a slight hint of coconut. The bottom layer is a blend of strawberries, blueberries and coconut water with sugar. The top layer is a blend of mango, peaches and coconut.

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Mango Coconut Parfait

Layers of coconut pudding and mango slices garnished with shredded coconut, this one makes for a chilled dessert for a Sunday brunch that you can cook up in minutes with some prior preparations. Get the entire recipe here.

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Do try these recipes and keep it cool this summer.

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Avoid Junk Food And Try These Scrumptious Salads Instead

Are you on a diet? Are you tired of eating the boring old salad every day? If this sounds like you, then I bring the perfect solution for you that will let you enjoy yummy food without having to compromise on your diet.

Following are some of the most delicious salads that are mouthwatering and add no more than 200 calories in your diet. Yes, not more than 200 calories! So, check these out to break through your boring lifeless salad circle.

1. Summer green salad with poppy seed and strawberry dressing

Calorie: 70 cal/serving

This salad is the best thing that can happen to you on a summer day. The freshness of baby spinach and the tang of strawberry is like a party for your taste buds. Click here for the recipe.

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2. Minted honey-lime fruit salad

Calorie: 97 cal/serving

With less than 100 calories, this particular salad can be your everyday go-to. Click here for the recipe.

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3. Toasted almond chicken salad

Calorie: 177 cal/serving

Toasted crispy almonds and juicy chicken is something we do not associate with salads. But this salad breaks all the myths and yet manages to remain under 200 calories. Click here for the recipe.

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4. Farmers’ market salad

Calorie: 167 cal/serving

The healthiest salad with the freshest produce has to be the farmers’ market salad. This one has both variety as well as taste. Click here for the recipe.

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5. Tuscan summer salad

Calorie: 60 cal/serving

This salad is filling as well as summer ready and oh-so-light! This makes it a great option for you in case you want to eat something that satisfies your tummy. Click here for the recipe.

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6. Asian-style chicken salad

Calorie: 117 cal/serving

Relish the Asian flavors without having to compromise on your diet. Eat this Asian-style chicken salad without any guilt. Click here for the recipe.

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7. Mediterranean Greek salad

Calorie: 159 cal/serving

The Mediterranean Greek salad will transport you to your happy place. It’s the perfect thing to be eaten for a Sunday brunch. Click here for the recipe.

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8. Shrimp and radish salad with mint and feta

Calorie: 188 cal/serving

A burst of flavors is what this salad is! While shrimp provides you with protein, mint brings in a lot of freshness to this dish. Click here for the recipe.

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Try these recipes and tell us how they turned out for you.