Jun 26, 2012

Papaya Ginger Smoothie

This papaya and ginger smoothie is a tempting smoothie which also cures indigestion . Slightly spicy of ginger adds a different twist to sweet smoothie and the sweetness of fresh fruits will soothe you.

Papaya is an alkaline-producing fruit that aids in detoxification by flushing toxins out of the body.
For centuries, traditional medicines have made use of ginger as an aid to digestion. Ginger increases digestive enzymes, protects the lining of the stomach, stimulates bile flow and reduces flatulence. 

S E R V E S 4
  • 2 1/2 cups papaya  chunks
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 2/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Juice of 1 lemon
Refrigerate the papaya until very cold, at least 1 hour or overnight.Blend the papaya, ice, yogurt, ginger, honey, and lemon juice in a blender. Add up to 1/4 cup water, 1tablespoon at a time, until the mixture is smooth
and thinned to desired consistency.

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