Tropical Vibes Papaya Smoothie

Tropical Vibes Papaya Smoothie

Author: Allie, Hamama Success Manager

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: N/A

Makes: 1-2 Servings

Transport yourself to paradise with this creamy, tropical smoothie! Not only is papaya incredibly healthy for you, it is creamy, beautiful, and delicious (and maybe something new for you & your loved ones!). The combination of mellow papaya, creamy banana and luscious honey makes this smoothie #1 on my list! Give it a try :)


Benefits of papaya: 

  • Loaded with nutrients & minerals
  • Has powerful antioxidants
  • Has anti-cancer properties
  • May improve heart health
  • May fight inflammation
  • Aids in digestion
  • Protects skin health / reduce signs of aging


Picking out the perfect papaya:

  • Choose papayas that are partially yellow and feel slightly soft when pressed. The skin should be smooth and shouldn’t have big bruises or extremely soft spots.
  • A firm, unripe papaya can be ripened at room temperature for 3 to 5 days until mostly yellow to yellowish orange in color.
  • Store a ripe papaya in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


  • 1 cup almond milk, or milk of choice
  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup ripe papaya, peeled, seeded & chopped
  • 1 tbsp honey, optional
  • Handful of microgreens (kale, broccoli or cabbage work best!)
  • Handful of ice cubes, as desired for thickness
  • Optional add-ins: Shelled hemp hearts, protein powder, Greek yogurt, dates, flax seeds

*Tip: If you freeze your banana or papaya slices a few hours or days in advance, you can skip the ice and get an even creamier and more flavorful smoothie!


  1. Combine papaya, banana, microgreens and almond milk and ice in a blender. Blend until smooth. Taste for sweetness and add honey if desired. Enjoy immediately!

Make this recipe today!

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