For the best taste and color, use a red-fleshed Hawaiian papaya for this exotic, lip-puckering taste of island summer. Papayas are loaded with papain, a digestive enzyme, so this smoothie is a good dessert to settle stomachs after a substantial meal. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Summer 2003

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  • Place ingredients in the order listed in a blender. Pulse three times to chop the fruit, then blend until smooth. Serve immediately.



Ingredient Notes: Grenadine is a red syrup (originally flavored with pomegranate juice) used to color and flavor drinks. Look for it in the bar-mix section of your supermarket.

Guava nectar is available in most markets, with the juices or in the Latin American section.

Nutrition Facts

86 calories; 0.2 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 7 mg sodium. 178 mg potassium; 22.4 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 17 g sugar; 0.7 g protein; 423 IU vitamin a iu; 70 mg vitamin c; 29 mcg folate; 22 mg calcium; 19 mg magnesium; 5 g added sugar;

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Lovely tasty treat I love it it's so yummy!!!! Pros: Better than going out Cons: Miss Read More
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I tried it and it was wonderful. It tasted like the sight of seeing a waterfall. Read More