Papaya Mint Smoothie with Coconut Milk
Papaya originated in Central America and Southern Mexico, but is now grown in many other parts of the world.
One small papaya (152 grams) contains:
Carbohydrates: 15 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Protein: 1 gram
Vitamin C: 157% of the RDI
Vitamin A: 33% of the RDI
Folate (Vitamin B9): 14% of the RDI
Potassium: 11% of the RDI
Trace amounts of calcium, magnesium and vitamins B1, B3, B5, E and K.
Papayas also contain healthy antioxidants called carotenoids. They are especially high in a type of carotenoid called lycopene.
What’s more, these beneficial antioxidants are better absorbed from papayas than from other fruits and vegetables.
My toddler loves smoothie! I like to experiment mixing fruits with mint and basil. In this video, I used mint and it turned out so delicious!
If you’re having a hard time getting your toddler to eat their fruits and vegetables, try offering a smoothie with spinach, chia seeds, and kale.
Ingredients used in this video:
5-6 leaves of Mint
3 cups Papaya
1 frozen banana
2 cups of coconut milk
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