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Papaya green smoothie for clear skin

This is a green smoothie with papaya.
Course Green Smoothies
Cuisine Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nutrient Rich, Refined Sugar Free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Author Laura Livesey


  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 papaya seeds removed, flesh scraped out
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 lime - fruit + zest
  • 1/2 cucumber 5 x 1" slices
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds shelled
  • 2 cups coconut water


  1. Put spinach into the blender first, followed by all the other ingredients. Note: the lime zest is really worth adding - it lifts the flavours of the other ingredients.
  2. Blend everything for about 1-2 minutes until smooth
  3. Drink!

Recipe Notes

If you're doing the

2 green smoothies a day challenge, this recipe is great as it makes 2 perfect portions.