Papaya Ginger Smoothie Recipe

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Say goodbye to tummy aches with this quick and easy smoothie recipe, packed full of ingredients specifically targeted to help soothe your stomach. Papaya promotes digestive health, while ginger and mint work to alleviate an upset stomach. Need more incentive to drink up? Lemon offers a boost of vitamin C, while yogurt delivers a healthy dose of probiotics. Not only will you be able to keep it down, you’ll probably want seconds!

Papaya Ginger Smoothie

Photo by Perry Santanachote

Papaya Ginger Smoothie Recipe

Serves 1

The Skinny

Per 16-ounce serving:

  • 181 cal
  • 1 g fat (0 g sat)
  • 39 g carbs
  • 102 mg sodium
  • 4 g fiber
  • 8 g protein

Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 ½ cups papaya, chilled and cut into chunks
1 cup ice
½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
Juice of half a lemon
1 teaspoon agave nectar
Leaves from one sprig of mint

Preparation

  1. Blend papaya, ice, yogurt, ginger, lemon juice, agave nectar and mint in a blender until desired consistency is reached.

Originally posted on August 8, 2013.

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