If you love papaya and pineapple, you will love this papaya pineapple smoothie!

This smoothie is not only delicious, but it’s also so nutritious and can aid in weight loss.

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Papaya Pineapple Smoothie

Papaya Pineapple Smoothie

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Papaya Pineapple Smoothie: A tropical delight blending sweet papaya and tangy pineapple for a refreshing, vitamin-packed drink.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup fresh papaya
  • 1 medium-sized banana (peeled)
  • 1 tsp minced ginger root
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. To a high-speed blender, add the banana and papaya first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 2-3 minutes, or until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass cup or a portable smoothie bottle, and enjoy!

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie benefits, and more, scroll down!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 347
  • Sugar: 40.1g
  • Fat: 7.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 69.3g
  • Fiber: 12.2g
  • Protein: 6.5g

Papaya Pineapple Ginger Smoothie Benefits

Papaya Pineapple Smoothie surrounded by greens mint and fresh slliced papaya

This weight loss papaya smoothie only contains 6 ingredients, but each ingredient contributes to health benefits.

On top of that, this smoothie boosts your metabolism and helps you lose weight.

Here’s a break down the benefits:

  • Rich in Vitamins and Minerals: The smoothie provides a significant amount of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, folate, and manganese, supporting immune function, and improving skin health, and metabolism.
  • Digestive Health Support: The fiber from fruits and chia seeds promotes healthy digestion and can help prevent constipation.
  • Anti-inflammatory Properties: Ginger and pineapple contain compounds that may reduce inflammation and pain, particularly beneficial for those with inflammatory conditions.
  • Hydration: The high water content of the fruits and almond milk helps keep you hydrated.
  • Energy Boosting: The natural sugars and carbohydrates in fruits provide a quick energy boost.
  • Heart Health: Ingredients like chia seeds and papaya are good for heart health, thanks to their fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants.
  • Weight Loss: This smoothie can be a satisfying, low-calorie option that’s rich in nutrients and fiber, which may aid in weight loss or maintenance efforts by helping you feel full longer.

If you love this smoothie as much as me, I recommend that you also try my weight loss white dragon fruit smoothie and my fat burning fig smoothie recipe.

Smoothie Variations & Recipe Notes:

Papaya Pineapple Smoothie being poured into a thick tall glass cup

I have some variations of this smoothie to offer you, should you want to change things up a bit.

  • No Banana: Instead of banana in the recipe, you can use mango. Around 1/2 is enough.
  • The Seeds: If you don’t have chia seeds, use flaxseeds or oats.
  • Tropical Boost: For an even stronger tropical flavor, use coconut water or coconut milk instead of almond milk.
  • Coolness: For extra coolness and freshness, use frozen papaya or banana instead of fresh.
  • Greens: Throw a handful of spinach or kale for extra nutrients without adding too many extra calories.
  • Protein Boost: Add a scoop of protein powder – preferably unsweetened and unflavored for 20-25g of extra protein!
  • Yogurt: Not dairy-free? Add 1/3 cup of unsweetened yogurt for creaminess and probiotics

Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh x
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

Whilst the smoothie is relatively easy to blend, I found that the Blendjet blender didn’t blend the smoothie as smoothly as the other blenders did.

Which is why I do not recommend it for this specific recipe.

Papaya Pineapple Smoothie

Dietary:

Type Of Diet Suitable
Vegan-Friendly
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Diabetic-Friendly
Paleo-Friendly
Keto-Friendly
Raw Food-Friendly

The smoothie will be suitable for a raw food diet, if the almond milk you use is homemade, or either contains 3 ingredients maximum: almonds, water, and salt.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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