Green Papaya Goodness

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#7 of your Summer Smoothie Series

‘Green Papaya Goodness’

Papaya is one of the most overlooked fruits but it’s such a powerhouse of health benefits. It’s not only a great antioxidant and enzymatic fruit but may help with inflammation, muscle relaxation and pain, cancer prevention, enhances fat loss, shortens labor, and prevents blood clots. It is also high in vitamin C and A, folate, manganese, fiber, potassium, and copper. The combination of the fibre, water, and natural occurring digestive enzymes in papaya make it one of my top fruits for promoting optimal and healthy digestion.

Ingredients

1/2 cup ice  

1/2-3/4 cup coconut milk

1 cup papaya (remove skin and de-seed)

1/2 cup spinach

1 lime, squeezed of juiced

Method

Add all ingredients and blend in a high speed blender. Enjoy!

This recipe has been developed by Michaela Papst an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist. She has a passion for simple, wholefood recipes that are feel good and help create a zesty and vibrant version of you!

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