Get your frozen yogurt fix at home, in minutes with this two ingredient mango frozen yogurt! No ice cream maker or fancy equipment needed, just a food processor, frozen mango and organic greek yogurt! Yes frozen yogurt with protein and real fruit without the added sugars, thickeners and junk that is often found in frozen yogurt.
Dave and I moved to Austin a little over 2 weeks ago. It seems like just yesterday though. Across the parking lot from out gym is a Menchie's Frozen Yogurt. I was convinced I would be stopping there everytime we drove by to check on the gym, but I just haven't. I'm just not prepared for all the toppings. I know I'll go overboard and then feel terrible for hours for overdoing it on the sugary stuff. So instead, I decided to make mango frozen yogurt at home. And I'm not disappointed!
Making treats, snacks and most of our meals at home helps me control the quality of ingredients. I get to decide how sweet to make things, and it helps me with the self control. I learned years ago that the easiest way to avoid over-eating certain foods is to not bring them in the house in the first place. This way I'm not constantly tempted by them. Making this two ingredient mango frozen yogurt at home helped me control the quality of ingredients in the frozen yogurt and the toppings as well. Because let's be honest, going out for fro-yo is really all about the toppings! And that's usually why I end up getting into a sugar coma for a few hours. I never claimed to have self control!
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You can make this two ingredient frozen yogurt with any frozen fruit you have on hand. And you can choose any toppings you want! I wanted to stay with the tropical theme, so I chose coconut flakes, sliced almonds and some fresh berries to go on this mango frozen yogurt, but feel free to go a bit crazy here! Next time I might make strawberry frozen yogurt with mini chocolate chips and peanut butter! Sounds amazing right?
Here is a tip so you don't destroy your food processor, let the frozen mango sit in the food processor for about 2-3 minutes before you start trying to work with it. After you give the frozen mango a few minutes, it should quickly process into what looks like little pieces of rice (start by pulsing first, just to be sure you won't break your machine). Once the mango (or other fruit) gets to this point, it's time to add the greek yogurt. As soon as you add the greek yogurt, you will get a smooth amazing texture of frozen yogurt in just a minute more of running the food processor.
The mango frozen yogurt is perfect to enjoy right away or you can store in the freezer in an air tight container. If you decide to freeze it, you will likely need to let it sit out for 10 minutes on the counter before enjoying, as the water in the greek yogurt tends make the frozen yogurt a bit hard.
If you love this recipe, you have to try these other high protein frozen treats: chocolate chunk cherry ice cream (vegan), chocolate cherry frozen yogurt (vegan), or blueberry coconut frozen yogurt (vegan)!
Two Ingredient Mango Frozen Yogurt (no churn)
- 1/2 bag frozen mango chunks - about 2 cups cubed
- 1 1/2 cups organic greek yogurt - For Vegan Option use Coconut Yogurt
- Toppings of choice
- In a food processor, add the frozen mango chunks. Let sit out 2-3 minutes.
- Process first with pulsing the food processor then run for about 1 minute until the mango looks like small grains of rice.
- Add the greek yogurt, and process again until smooth, about 1 minute.
- Serve immediately with your choice of toppings, or freeze in air tight container
- Makes 2-3 servings, depending on serving size.
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What about you?
- What are your favorite frozen yogurt toppings?
- What flavor of frozen yogurt is your favorite?
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