Green Smoothies With Papaya

Green SmoothiesAre you looking for recipes for new and exciting green smoothies? Why not try adding a papaya to your next smoothie? Green smoothies with papaya will be infused with a delicate, tropical that will not overwhelm your senses, like the addition of a grapefruit might. Papayas also offer multiple nutritional benefits for your body.

For example, did you know that when you use papayas in green smoothies, you will be providing your body with an excellent source of Vitamin C? Other vitamins and nutrients that can be found in considerable quantities in papayas include folate, potassium, fiber, and Vitamins A, E, and K. Papayas that are used in green smoothies are also quite rich in antioxidants, which can assist in improving your body’s digestive functions. The regular consumption of papayas has also been shown to reduce a person’s chance of developing heart disease.

Ingredients

  • 2 and 1/2 cups papaya, peeled and deseeded
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 1 pear, cored
  • 1 celery stalk (optional)
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
  • 1/2 – 1 cup of purified water

Each of these ingredients should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. This recipe is guaranteed to become one of your new favorite green smoothies.

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