Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:
Search posts:

Papaya Smoothie

Posted Dec 20 2008 6:38pm

Papayas are rich sources of carotene, vitamin C and B, potassium , magnesium and fibre. These nutrients improve the cardiovascular system and also protect against cancer. In addition, papaya contain digestive enzyme papain, which is similar to the enzyme found in pineapples , and is helpful in treating injuries and allergies.

Papaya smoothie

Serves : 4

You will need
Papaya chunks : two – and – a – half cups
Plain yogurt – two – third cup
Ice cubes – one cup
Fresh ginger – 1 tablespoon ( peeled and finely chopped )
Honey – 1 tablespoon
Juice of 2 lemons
Fresh mint leaves : 10 -15
Refrigerate papaya until very cold. Blend papaya, ice , yogurt , ginger, honey and lemon juice in a blender. Add up to one- fourth cup of water , until the mixture is smooth and thinned to desired consistency. Blend in mint leaves. Garnish with mint springs .
Post a comment
Write a comment:

Related Searches