Tropical Mango Lemonade

Tropical Mango Lemonade is so refreshing, and practically screams summer. With no added sweeteners, you can feel good about drinking as much as you like, too! We used a delicious combination of fresh, ripe mangoes, and pineapple canned in its own juice to give us all the island vibes and allow us to avoid added sugar. No need for that here!

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Three Mason jars with lemonade in them.

FAQs and Substitutions

Is added sugar really that bad?

In and of itself, added sugars aren’t going to destroy your health. But we get into trouble when we consume too much of it – extra calories, heart disease, weight gain, and sugar “cravings” are just a few issues that could arise. Learn more in my video about sugar.

Is it okay to use canned lemon juice?

Yes, just make sure it’s not lemon juice concentrate. It’s fine if it says it’s made from lemon juice concentrate, though.

All I can find is frozen mangoes. Can I use those?

Yep! Thaw them first (unless you want frozen lemonade – which would be delicious!), and use 3 cups.

What if my mangoes aren’t ripe?

I strongly recommend using ripe to very ripe mangoes for this. The riper they are, the sweeter they are. If your mangoes aren’t so ripe, you can use a bit of honey or other sweetener if you want, but try to wait for ripe mangoes! 🙂

How can I make this into Frozen Mango Lemonade?

Instead of using fresh mango, use frozen mango. Or chop up your fresh mango and freeze it first. Follow the instructions as written otherwise.

I recommend serving this as a refreshing pick-me-up on scorching Summer days, or serve with a meal of poached white fish with mango salsa and creamy banana coconut rice and beans!

If you make Tropical Mango Lemonade, tell me in the comments!

Tropical Mango Lemonade

Tropical Mango Lemonade is so refreshing, and practically screams summer. With no added sweeteners, you can feel good about drinking as much as you like, too!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Diet DiabeticDiet, GlutenFreeDiet, LowCalorieDiet, LowFatDiet, LowLactoseDiet, LowSaltDiet, VeganDiet, VegetarianDiet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 (makes ~ 2 liters)
Calories 80 kcal
Author Laura Yautz

Ingredients

  • 2 large Mangoes, peeled and chopped (about 3 cups cubes)
  • 1 can (20 oz) Pineapple in 100% Juice (use chunks and juice)
  • 3 cups Water
  • ½ inch piece of Fresh Ginger peeled
  • ¾ cup Fresh Lemon Juice (6 oz – from about 3 Lemons)

Instructions

  1. Add the mangoes, pineapple chunks and juice, water, and ginger to a blender, and blend until completely smooth.
  2. Pour into a large pitcher, and add lemon juice.
  3. Stir to combine, and refrigerate until chilled.
  4. Serve cold over ice.

Recipe Notes

Don’t miss the FAQs and Substitutions section above!

Three Mason jars with lemonade in them. Text overlay: Tropical Mango Lemonade; No added sugar or sweeteners!
Three Mason jars with lemonade in them. Text overlay: Mango Pineapple Lemonade; No added sugar or sweeteners!
Three Mason jars with lemonade in them. Text overlay: Tropical Lemonade; with mango and pineapple

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