This smoothie recipe packs in an abundance of protein, folate, magnesium and
potassium. It is also high in vitamins A, B1, B6, C and K. Aside from its high nutritional value, ripe papaya is also a good creamy fruit base to your smoothie.
Yield: 1 glass
- 3 cups spinach leaves
- 2 cups cubed ripe papaya
- 1 cup cubed pear
- 2 tablespoons goji berries (dried or fresh)
- 10 fresh leaves of mint
- 1 cup filtered water
- Pour water into blender. Add papaya first, followed by the pear, berries and then mint leaves. Add the spinach last.
- Blend on high speed for about 30 seconds or until the smoothie turns into an even and creamy consistency.
- Serve fresh.
Substitute papaya with an equal part of banana and you will still have a creamy smoothie.
Pour smoothie into an airtight container and chill in the refrigerator overnight tomake a refreshing morning smoothie meal replacement.
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