Mango lemonade is something you can have to enjoy your hot summer days. It is a perfect tropical beverage that is full of minerals and vitamins to help you cool down. Its sweet and tart flavor is very delightful, and it’s super easy to make.  

Mango lemonade is something that is a fruity twist to traditional lemonade. All you need to add mangoes to the usual lemonade recipe. It is much healthier than artificial mango lemonade juice as they are loaded with chemicals and doesn’t taste like natural drinks. It is also made with natural organic sweetener, which has its standout benefits.

This mango lemonade will amuse your tastebuds and will tickle your tongue to have more. Here, you will know more about mango lemonade benefits and the recipe to make it. Also, check out Pineapple Mango Juice and Mango Juice.

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Mango Health Benefits

For many millennia, mangos have been a trendy type of fruit in India, and now it is a favorite tropical fruit worldwide. Mangos are usually a sweet and colorful type of fruit that has various health benefits. Mangos can weigh differently depending on their variations. These fruits include anything from minerals, vitamins to antioxidants for better health benefits. Read 10 Health Benefits Of Mangoes.

Historically, mangos are usually available when the dry season ends, but we get mangos in stores almost every season with correct preservations. Slight health benefits might vary from the type of mango you are buying, but the overall benefits are the same. Below, there are some of the potential health benefits of mangos,

 

  • Mangos have vitamin A, K, C, and other nutrients, which help our body to form blood vessels, healthy collagen, assists you to heal, and many other beneficial acts.
  • It can lower the chances of cancer with its beta-carotene, which is an antioxidant.
  • Antioxidants of mangos can fight off free radicals; those free radicals can damage our body cells.
  • Your cardiovascular system will get great support from mangos, and it will result in greater heart health.
  • It makes essential healthy collagen that helps to give structure to your skin and hair.
  • You will have smaller chances to suffer from lower blood pressure and inflammation.
  • It is a good source of vitamin A that supports our eye health. 
  • Mangos have a good amount of fiber supplements that help our digestive system and prevent problems like constipation and diarrhea.

Lemon Health Benefits

Lemons are a famous fruit that is used in a small amount to add some flavor to food. However, you can rarely have them alone as they have an intense and sour taste. Lemons add good flavor when you mix them with baked goods, sauces, dressings, marinades, drinks, and desserts. 

Lemon contains 31 grams of vitamin C, nearly double what is required in our daily diet. It also contains calories, water, protein, carbs, potassium, vitamin B6, sugar, and fiber. Here are some health benefits of having lemons, 

  • It can promote hydration as some people do not like the taste of water. Adding some lemon juice will enhance the taste and helps you to drink more water.
  • It can help to prevent or limit some common cold problems for people.  
  • It can help to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and lower blood pressure.
  • Research has found that it can significantly reduce weight gain. 
  • Lemon is a great source of antioxidants that can help to prevent free radicals that can cause cancer. 
  • People who intake high amounts of vitamin C can experience fewer amount of asthma attacks. 
  • Lemon drinks can also help our digestive system and prevents constipation.     

Agave Nectar Health Benefits

Agave is native to some areas of America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Agave nectar is a natural sweetener that you can have as an alternative to sugar. It is much sweeter, so you can add some of it to get the same effect. It is much more natural and organic than alternative sweeteners. For vegan people, it is the best alternative to honey. 

Agave nectar contains vitamins and minerals like vitamin K, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, folate, calories, carbohydrates, and sugar. Some of the potential health benefits of agave are, 

 

  • It is great for people with diabetes as it is very low on the glycemic index (GI) that can control blood sugar levels. 
  • It plays a huge role in breaking down food like proteins and carbohydrates that can help control our metabolism. 
  • When you are pregnant, agave nectar can reduce morning sickness and helps to develop a baby’s nervous system. 
  • It can help our body to stable mental health and lower the risk of depression. 
  • It can help our body to keep the homocysteine levels low that prevents heart disease and stroke.  

Sugar Cane Health Benefits

Sugarcane is a tropical tree that can be cultivated worldwide to produce sugar cane juice, refined sugar, and medical products. You can find many sugary products from sugar cane, such as refined white sugar, brown sugar, molasses, and jaggery. In terms of sugar, you should avoid having white sugar as it can affect your blood sugar level more than brown sugar. 

 

Organic sugar cane is loaded with vitamins and minerals like calcium, potassium, magnesium, manganese, iron, vitamin E, vitamin B, copper, selenium, and amino acid that helps our body to burn fat and build muscle. Natural sugar canes are mostly used to treat illnesses like bleeding, inflammation, jaundice, and urinary tract problems. 

Mango lemonade ingredient, lemonade in a yellow bowl and mangoes on a white platter

Ingredients

  • Mango
  • Water
  • Lemons 
  • Agave nectar or organic cane sugar to sweeten.
  • Ice cube for serving.

How To Make Mango Lemonade

  • Pick a ripe mango, wash it perfectly and peel the skin out. Remove the mango seed and chop it into chunks.
  • Add those mango chunks to a high-speed blender with three cups of water. Make sure to do the blending until it gets that smooth texture. 
  • Strain the smooth mixture of mangos with a cheesecloth, nut milk bag, or a fine-mesh strainer. Pour the strained mango mixture into a pitcher.
  • Add some lemon juice and agave nectar or organic cane sugar (or any of your preferable sweetener) into the mango juice and mix them thoroughly until they are completely dissolved. 
  • Refrigerate the juice until it’s chilled, or place a few ice cubes in the glass and serve immediately. 

How To Store Mango Lemonade

If you leave the drink in the fridge to chill, then you will need to stir the mixture again before serving. You can serve the drink chilled with or without ice; that’s completely up to you. You can keep mango lemonade in the fridge for almost 4 days. 

Other Drink Recipes

  1. Raspberry Lemonade
  2. Blackberry Lemonade
  3. Cucumber Lemon Water
  4. Sorrel Drink
  5. Soursop Juice
  6. Strawberry Acai Lemonade
  7. Pineapple Mango Juice
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Nutrition

(Per serving)
  • Energy: 112 kcal / 468 kJ
  • Fat: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g
  • Carbs: 30 g

Cook Time

  • Preparation: 15 min
  • Ready in: 15 min
  • For: 4 Servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Pick a ripe mango, wash it perfectly and peel the skin out. Remove the mango seed and chop it into chunks.
  2. Add those mango chunks to a high-speed blender with three cups of water. Make sure to do the blending until it gets that smooth texture. 
  3. Strain the smooth mixture of mangos with a cheesecloth, nut milk bag, or a fine-mesh strainer. Pour the strained mango mixture into a pitcher.
  4. Add the lemon juice and agave nectar or organic cane sugar (or any of your preferable sweetener) into the mango juice and mix them thoroughly until they are completely dissolved.  Add extra water if your mango lemonade is too thick and extra sweetener to suit your tastebud.
  5. Refrigerate the juice until it’s chilled, or place a few ice cubes in the glass and serve immediately. 
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Michelle Blackwood, RN

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.