6 Healing Summer Smoothies

Papaya Pleasure

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Helps: Soothe irritated skin 
This blend is rich in the skin-rejuvenating antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E; and healthy fats from flaxseed oil, which help moisturize and tone (these 6 DIY natural remedies for irritated skin can also help). Papaya also contains the enzymes papain and chymopapain, which reduce inflammation.

SERVINGS: 2

1 c unsweetened almond milk
2 c roughly chopped papaya
¾ c roughly chopped fresh or frozen mango
2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tsp minced ginger
1 tsp flaxseed oil
¼ tsp vanilla extract
⅛ tsp ground cinnamon
⅛ tsp finely grated lemon zest
5 drops liquid stevia
1 c ice cubes

BLEND all ingredients in blender on high until smooth and creamy, about a minute. Tweak flavors to taste (you may want more ginger, cinnamon, lemon zest, or sweetener). (Need a new blender? Here’s our guide to the best blenders for every budget.)

NUTRITION (per serving) 176 cal, 2 g pro, 35 g carb, 5 g fiber, 26 g sugars, 4.5 g fat.

Continue Reading: http://www.prevention.com/food/food-remedies/healing-smoothies-energy-and-health?s=2

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