Recipe for Apple-Papaya and Ginger-Papaya Smoothies

Hello Bloggers and all my readers! A very Happy New Year to you all, my heartiest wishes are with you to have a splendid year ahead. I know it’s a bit late but sorry I couldn’t upload any post to greet. I was on a break and breaks are also necessary to have a rejuvenated inception towards joyous expedition of whole year. I think this stint of gap between two posts is longest so far since I started blogging. Nevertheless, I tried and tested various new dishes during this stint. And those left a remarkable flavor on my taste buds will be shared in my future posts.

I thought to give a refreshing start to a fresh year for keeping it even more refreshing and enthusiastic both personally and on blogging platform. Here are two refreshing and lip-smacking smothies’ recipes which will revitalize you on the whole. Both are yummy, instant in making and very startling. Both have common papaya base. Papaya is a good ingredient to form a base for smoothie. It is rich source of vitamin C and has anti- inflammatory properties hence prevent from common cold and advisable to be eaten in winters. It has vitamin A, B- complex, E & K and higher value of Potassium, calcium, magnesium and other minerals too. Its lycopene and carotene contents prevent lung and other oral cancers. It is known as “The fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus. Conclusively it can be said as a healthy choice to chose as a base ingredient for smoothie. You can opt it eating in fruit salads or like that too; the thing that to be noted here, you get incorporated with all of its nutrients in your diet. I haven chosen it for smoothie to give a yummy twist to simple sweet flavor of papaya. Let’s go for making smoothies-

Apple-Papaya(L) and Ginger-Papaya(R) Smoothies
Apple-Papaya(L) and Ginger-Papaya(R) Smoothies


Time Taken– For Preparation10 min

                       For Making5 min

Servings– 1 each

Category- Beverages


For Apple-Papaya Smoothie

Papaya- 2 cups

Apple- 1 cored

Carrot- 1

Lime juice- of ½ lemon

Honey- 1 tbsp

Vanilla essence- ½ tsp

Pomegranate juice- 2 tbsp

Caramelized sugar- 1 tbsp

Apple cubed small-1 tbsp

Water- as needed or ½ cup

For Ginger- Papaya Smoothie

Papaya- 1½ cup

Yogurt (Plain, non sour) – ½ cup

Ginger- ¾ tbsp (peeled and chopped)

Honey- 1 tbsp

Hazelnut syrup- 1 tsp

Ginger- ¼ tsp (finely chopped) to garnish

Steps to follow-

Let’s make Apple- Papaya Smoothie first

  1. Blend Papaya, apple and carrot adding small amount of water. Add some more water until you get required consistency of smoothie.
  2. Add lime juice, honey and vanilla essence and give a small whirl again.
  3. Take a long glass, put in cubed apples. Pour in pomegranate juice and add in caramelized sugar to form a ring.
  4. Now pour in blended smoothie mixture, garnish lemon wedge on glass’s edge and serve chilled.

Hhhmmm… yummy, lip-smacking. Let’s go for making Ginger- Papaya Smoothie

  1. Blend Papaya, yogurt, and ginger. If needed add some water to get required consistency of smoothie.
  2. Add in hazelnut syrup & honey. Blend again.
  3. Pour in a glass and garnish with chopped ginger.
  4. Decorate glass with a lemon wedge and serve chilled.

    Apple-Papaya(L) and Ginger-Papaya(R) Smoothies
    Apple-Papaya(L) and Ginger-Papaya(R) Smoothies

Enjoy healthy yummy smoothie.

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