Papaya Date Shake

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Preparation Time 5 minutes Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 Cost Per Serving $2.80
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Ingredients

1 cupPapaya, diced
1/2 cupDates, pitted
1/2 cupFrozen Banana
1 cupMilk or Almond Milk or Kefir or Ice Cream
1/4 tspGround Nutmeg (optional)

Directions

  1. Blend dates with milk in a blender until mostly smooth. (if dates are hard, soak in a little hot water first until soft).
  2. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

Nutrition

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