A frappé is simply a slushy drink made by blending fruit, fruit juice and ice. Popular in Europe, Frappé literally means “to chill” in French You will love this nutritious drink for it is bursting with different fruits.
Imagine the mixture of cantaloupe or honeydew melon, strawberries and mangoes in a drink. Indeed heavenly! Did you know that mango fruit is rich in pre-biotic dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and poly-phenolic flavonoid antioxidant compounds. It is also known as the “King of Fruits”.
Now, let’s take a look on cantaloupe or commonly known as muskmelon. This wonder fruit is highly concentrated with excellent levels of beta-carotene, folic acid, potassium, vitamin C and dietary fiber. It is also one of the very few fruits that has a high level of vitamin B complex¾B1 (thiamine), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), and B6 (pyridoxine). Cantaloupe is rich in anti-oxidants that can help prevent cancer and heart diseases. Knowing these facts, you will love this drink even more.
When going through a stressful period, keep this musky melon on the side and drink its juice regularly. The potassium content helps to rebalance and normalize the heartbeat. This in turn sends oxygen to the brain and regulates the body’s water balance.
Fresh Fruit Frappé
1 cup cut-up cantaloupe or honeydew melon
1 cup cut-up pineapple
1 cup cut-up mango
1 cup strawberry halves
1 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons sugar
- Mix all ingredients except ice and sliced pineapple. Fill blender one-half full with fruit mixture; add crushed ice to fill to top. Cover and blend on high-speed about 30 seconds until smooth. Repeat with remaining fruit mixture.
- Garnish with sliced pineapple. Serve immediately.
- Make 4 servings
Mango helps in clearing clogged pores that causes acne. Just slice the mango into very thin pieces and keep it on your face for 10 to 15 min and then take bath or wash your face. Use warm water for washing your face.
Indeed, this 15-minute drink gave tons of health benefits in our body so try and enjoy this healthy treat.
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Recipe credits to BettyCrocker.com
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