Superfood Papaya Boats

These tropical Superfood Papaya Boats have so many topping options! Here we fill them with kiwi, blueberries, and a trio of nuts and seeds for a superfood-packed dessert.

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Superfood Papaya Boats

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 4
Calories: 256kcal
Author: Hallie Klecker


  • 2 ripe papayas , halved and seeded
  • 2-3 ripe kiwis , diced
  • 1 cup (148 g) blueberries
  • 1½-2 cups (355-475 mL) plain yogurt or dairy-free yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons (21 g) chopped walnuts or sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon (10 g) hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon (10 g) chia seeds
  • Cinnamon and mint leaves , for garnish (optional)


  • Fill the papaya “boats” with diced kiwi and blueberries. Add a dollop of yogurt to each boat. Sprinkle with nuts and seeds. Garnish each boat with a dash of cinnamon and mint leaves, if desired.


Variation: Fill the papaya boats with your favorite fruit smoothie, ice cream, or frozen yogurt, and toppings.


Nutrition Facts
Superfood Papaya Boats
Amount Per Serving
Calories 256 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 57mg2%
Potassium 635mg18%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1617IU32%
Vitamin C 139mg168%
Calcium 191mg19%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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