Keep this delicious recipe on hand for any days you feel bloated, sluggish or have low energy. It’s quick to whip up and is digestion-relieving too. So even if you’ve had too much Christmas pudding, this smoothie will calm a tummy ache and help to flush out toxins.
The Greek yoghurt offers a healthy boost of probiotics to the system and ginger and mint sooth the stomach of upsets.
Papaya Ginger Mint Smoothie
1 papaya, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
1/2 cup ice cubes
1/2 cup non-fat Greek yoghurt
1/2 tablespoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
1/2 tablespoon honey
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Water, to taste
4 fresh mint leaves, plus 1-2 sprigs for garnish
1. Refrigerate papaya until very cold, at least one hour or overnight.
2. Blend papaya, ice, yoghurt, ginger, honey, and lemon juice in a blender. Add water, one tablespoon at a time, until mixture is smooth and thinned to desired consistency. Blend in mint leaves.
3. Garnish with mint sprigs and serve.
Makes one serve.
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