A few weeks ago I told you guys about Lactaid and the absolute benefits and variety of these products that are made for those of us who have a hard time digesting dairy.  I use it all the time and am so happy to see that there are a variety of products on the market.

But did you know that you can also make some of your favorite things with Lactaid?  Cookies, cakes, sauces… well, anything that calls for milk.  And the taste is still amazing and the benefits are just as good!Lactaid Strawberry Mango Smoothies #Lactaid

I am currently on a staycation in Houston.  I love having fruit smoothies in the morning.  But I knew that the hotels I was staying at would not have Lactaid.  So I stopped at the store on my way in town and picked up a half gallon.  This morning, I got up and made a super smooth, super delicious Strawberry Mango Smoothie with Lactaid milk.

There is a wonderful recipe for a Strawberry Papaya recipe on the Lactaid Recipes website that I followed.  I just substituted Mango.

The recipe is simple

3/4 cup Mango

1/2 cup fresh strawberries

1 cup LACTAID Reduced or Fat Free Milk

1 tablespoon of honey

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


strawberries for garnish

fresh mint if you want

I threw it all in my blender and wala – a smooth, creamy, healthy smoothie to start my day!

Lactaid Strawberry Mango Smoothies #Lactaid

It was so easy and I know that I won’t have any stomach issues later on today from my smoothie.  I use all kinds of things in smoothies that this recipe would work with.  Blueberries, pineapple, watermelon and I am dying to try an avacado smoothie.  I just haven’t gathered the nerve yet!

Melisssa d’Arabian is a mom of 4 and Lactaid® Spokesperson.  She is also a celebrity chef and NY Times best selling author of Ten Dollar Dinners.  Melissa has made her appearance on the Today Show to talk about how easy it is to cook with Lactaid.  Check out her appearance below!


How delicious does that look?

Have you discovered that you have some issues digesting dairy?  Do you miss your favorite recipes as a result?  Then check our the entire line of Lactaid products and get your flavor back on with cooking with it too!

And enjoy your Strawberry Mango Smoothies too!  Even on the road!

Lactaid Strawberry Mango Smoothies #Lactaid

Written in partnership with The Motherhood and Lactaid Products