Papaya Banana Smoothie

Papaya Banana Smoothie is upper right.

Papaya Banana Smoothie is upper right.

Papaya is one of my favorite fruits. It’s only lightly sweet and has a cooling, anti-inflammatory effect on the body. Perfect for my Pitta dosha.



  • 2 handfuls chopped, fresh papaya (about 1 cup)

  • 1 frozen, chopped banana

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil 

  • Coconut milk

Toppings – 

  • Fresh persimmon slices, dried figs, dried blueberries, hemp seeds, and coconut flakes 



  1. Blend all ingredients in a high-power blender for about 1 minute

  2. Check consistency and blend more as needed (adjust the amount of coconut milk to desired consistency) 

  3. Serve in a bowl and add desired toppings 


Recipe Key


Best in: Fall, Winter

Best for: Suitable to all doshas


  • You can change up the toppings per your taste, or what you have on hand. I provide ideas based on what I like, but smoothie recipes are highly customizable.