Paw-Paw & Banana Smoothie
A smoothie is a blended, chilled, sometimes sweetened beverage made from fresh fruit (fruit smoothie) or vegetables and in special cases can contain (soya) milk, chocolate or carob.
Paw-Paw is high in protein, vitamins A and C, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous and iron. Bananas are rich in dietary fibre, vitamin C, B6, potassium and manganese.
½ peeled, seeded and chopped ripe papaya
2 peeled and sliced bananas
1 cup soya milk
¼ cup soya yogurt
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp spirulina powder (optional)
¼ cup walnuts
1 tsp maple syrup
1 cup ice cubes
- Combine all ingredients in a blender, except for the walnuts, and blend until smooth.
- Add the walnuts and process until it resembles a chunky state.
- Pour into a large glass and garnish with lime.
Serves 2 people
Recipe supplied by Marjorie Marino, Bulacan, Philippines
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