Tropical Smoothie Recipes

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Tropical Smoothie Recipes

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When sun starts shining bright this time of the year, I think it is a wise idea to stock up your pantry with lot of fruits and squashes and, to fill your cocktail recipe book with mouth-watering mock tail and smoothie recipes.

When the heat causes dehydration in your children and aggravates the apathy in them towards food, it is the smoothies, mock tails and the shakes that come to the rescue.

I will share with you 2 tropical smoothie recipes made of papaya because papaya is one such fruit which is not only available in abundance in market in summer but is extremely nutritious and delicious. Its butter-like consistency makes it an ideal smoothie base as it blends easily with any other fruit.

It is a rich source of natural fiber, carotene, vitamin C, vitamin A and essential minerals. It also contain enzymes like papain, that benefits in digestion. It has lot of antioxidants and hence its daily consumption helps in reducing aging.

So go high on this fruit this summer by trying out these 2 wonderful recipes of tropical smoothies.

Papaya Orange Smoothie

Ingredients

    Method

    Make a smooth pulp of the papaya in blender. For a good color choose a papaya that is orange-red in color rather than yellow. Now mix some ice and orange juice and blend all together once again. Mix a few tablespoons of honey and now pour this tropical sun kissed smoothie into a tall chilled glass decorated with orange peel.

    Hawaiian Papaya- Smoothie

    Ingredients

      Method

      Mix banana and papaya in blender and blend it into smooth paste. Now mix this paste with milk, pineapple juice, honey, lime juice and crushed ice in a mock tail shaker and shake it all together. Pour it into a martini or margarita glass and decorate by placing a strawberry slice on the rim.

      As the papain enzyme in papaya helps in digestion these lip puckering smoothies can not only be enjoyed with a light sandwich as an afternoon snack but also goes well after a light meal in night

      Tropical Smoothie Recipes

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