This smoothie is perfect for the whole family! Made with deliciously sweet & healthy Australian Papayas, you can enjoy this smoothie for a healthy snack any time of the day! Plus the papaya adds the most incredible creamy texture to this smoothie! The recipe is below for you to try & here are some fun facts about the health benefits of papaya.


Health Benefits of Papayas:

  • Immune Health – one serve of papaya (150g) provides you with 100% of your vitamin C requirements.
  • Glowing Skin – papayas contain a unique bundle of antioxidants & is 90% water, which works together to keep your skin healthy & hydrated.  
  • Preggy Mummas & Bubs – papayas are high folate which is essential for the healthy development of babies in early pregnancy. Plus the soft texture is also ideal for babies’ first food.
  • Healthy Gut – papayas contain both soluble & insoluble fibres which are needed to keep your gut healthy  
  • Healthy Weight – papaya is low in kilojoules, high in fibre & has a moderate GI, which helps keep you feeling fuller for longer.

RECIPE: Creamy Tropical Papaya Smoothie

Ingredients: 

Makes 2 serves


  • 1 medium papaya
  • Pulp of 2 passionfruit
  • 1 Cup natural yoghurt
  • 1 banana
  • 2.5 cups milk of choice 
  • Fresh mint leaves to top

Method:

  1. Peel and deseed papaya. Cut into chunks & place into blender with remaining fruit & milk. 
  2. Blend until smooth & creamy.
  3. Pour into glasses and top with mint leaves. Enjoy.

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