Skinny Tip of the Day

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Mangoes are not only super delicious they’re a good source of vitamins A, C and potassium. They contain several enzymes shown to help reduce inflammation. If you haven’t had one for a while, give it try. Choose mangoes that yield to gentle pressure, with no dark spots or blemishes. Use your nose: a ripe mango will have a very fragrant aroma. Ripe mangoes can be stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for two to three days. Quick tip for slicing a mango: Cut on both sides of it’s flat oval seed. Score a tic-tac-toe pattern into each section. Arch the scored section and slice the cubed flesh from the skin with a knife or pull off with your fingers. Enjoy!

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2 Responses to “Skinny Tip of the Day”

  1. Molly Says:

    What great timing! I just bought a mango because it was on sale and I wasn’t sure what to do with it. Thanks for the picture on the cutting, as I wouldn’t have understood that without the visual aid. I enjoy your site – thank you!

  2. admin Says:

    I’m so happy this tip worked for you Molly! Thanks for joining me on Skinny kitchen.

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