10 Reviews

Fantastic - matches exactly my requirements for low fructose! I used rice milk and added 1 teaspoon tahini for creaminess. No sweetener necessary, the papaya really is sweet enough. For the berries I used sour cherries, cranberries and blueberries. This definitely is a keeper - thanks for sharing! Made for POOL PARTY TAG GAME.

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Mia in Germany May 29, 2010

Sweet, creamy and smooth. Be sure you have a ripe papaya (slightly soft when squeezed) and that you cut off the bitter ends and skin). I love that Rita gives nutrition information in the description!

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Emily Elizabeth September 10, 2010

Yummy. I changed by adding 1 c. fat-free plain yogurt, and did not use the honey since the mixed berries are sweet enough. Add more milk until you get your desired consistency. Great breakfast drink!

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Scribbler515 April 26, 2010

Faaab! I actually like papaya in this... I added the honey, half a frozen banana and had to use a lot of extra soymilk and water. My food processor's quite powerful, but I think my papaya chunks were REALLY firmly frozen. Will repeat this one, thanks!

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White Rose Child September 05, 2008

Used my usual mix of frozen blueberries, raspberries & marionberries for this recipe, omitted the honey & used skim milk along with a nicely ripe papaya! Rita, YOUR BEVERAGE RECIPES ARE GREAT! Thanks for sharing! [Tagged, made & reviewed for a teammate in our raw food group in the Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe Swap]

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Sydney Mike August 05, 2008

I thought that this recipe was quite delicious! The papaya itself was soo sweet, that i didn't even add in the sugar! Thanks for posting this recipe! P.S. You might want to add a little something for the smell, because papayas are quite stinky!

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Cinnamon Snowflake September 02, 2007

the smoothie was a great way to use lots of ripe friut .I didn't have any frozen berries so i added a large banana and a scoop of protein powder to make it more balanced .tastey!!

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fidelitysmom November 28, 2006

In one word, luscious! Not sure whether it was the papaya, the frozen fruit or the soymilk, but this smoothie was creamy, silky and rich. It really felt more like eating a softened gellato than a smoothie. I used a combination of strawberries and blueberries so it had a beautiful purple hue. Did not add any honey as my papaya was very ripe and added plenty of sweetness. I did have to add an extra dash (maybe 2 tablespoons) of soymilk to get the smoothie to blend. Other than that it was perfection. Thanks Rita!

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justcallmetoni January 15, 2006

This smoothie was excellent! I am a papaya snob and generally only eat Hawaiian papayas which we can almost never get here so I had to use a generic papaya and I was so happy with the results! I love papaya so much that this will be made lots here. I used 2% milk and doubled the recipe with no problems. Thank you for posting such a great recipe!

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Lvs2Cook July 04, 2005
Papaya Berry Smoothie