A delicious tropical papaya smoothie for weight loss recipe for you today, that is here to satisfy and help with your weight loss.

Papaya has such a nice aromatic taste to it, which adds a touch of uniqueness and something special to your smoothies.

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Papaya Smoothie For Weight Loss

Papaya Smoothie For Weight Loss

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Papaya Smoothie for Weight Loss: A low-calorie, fiber-rich blend to aid digestion and boost metabolism for effective weight loss.

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


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  • 1 cup frozen banana slices
  • 1 tbsp oats
  • 1/3 cup fresh papaya
  • 1/2 large apple (cored and diced)
  • 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)


  1. To a blender, add the apple and papaya first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 3-4 minutes, or until smooth, depending on the power of your blender.
  3. Pour into a glass cup, and enjoy!


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

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


  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 201
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Fat: 2.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fiber: 6.9g
  • Protein: 3g

Why You Will Love This Papaya Smoothie For Weight Loss

Papaya Smoothie

While this papaya smoothie is aromatic and delicious, it’s also very nutritious.

With only 5 ingredients, this smoothie is also super easy to make.

On top of that, of course, it’s ideal for people who are trying to lose weight.

Other reasons why I think you will love this smoothie include:

  1. Fiber-Rich: With oats, papaya, apples, and bananas, the smoothie is high in dietary fiber, which helps promote satiety. Feeling fuller for longer can reduce overall calorie intake, aiding in weight loss.
  2. Natural Sweetness: The natural sweetness from the fruits means there’s no need for added sugars, reducing the calorie count while healthily satisfying sweet cravings.
  3. Boosts Metabolism: The papaya contains enzymes like papain that aid in digestion and can help boost metabolism, potentially enhancing weight loss.
  4. Energy-Boosting: The combination of natural sugars and fiber provides a steady release of energy, making it a perfect breakfast or snack option that can prevent mid-day slumps and overeating.
  5. Versatility and Convenience: Easy to prepare and customizable, this smoothie can fit into any lifestyle or diet plan, appealing to a wide range of tastes and dietary needs. It’s a perfect meal replacement or snack for busy individuals looking to lose weight without spending too much time on meal prep.
  6. Antioxidant-Rich: The fruits in the smoothie, especially papaya and apple, are loaded with antioxidants.
  7. Supports Gut Health: The combination of fiber from oats, papaya, and apple promotes a healthy digestive system.

If you love this smoothie, I recommend that you also try my pineapple banana smoothie and my cleansing green dragon fruit smoothie recipe!

Smoothie Variations & Recipe Notes

Papaya Smoothie For Weight Loss being poured into a thin glass cup

I have been testing out some variations of this smoothie recently, which I want to share with you.

Do note that these variations are optional. 

  • No Banana: If you don’t like bananas, use pineapple or avocado instead.
  • No Oats: If you struggle to digest oats or don’t like them, you can substitute them for seeds, such as chia seeds.
  • The Smoothie Base: Use any dairy-free milk you like, it doesn’t have to be almond milk. Just make sure it’s unsweetened.
  • Protein Boost: Using 1/2 cup of yogurt, or a scoop of protein powder can increase the protein content significantly. 
  • Aromatics: Add a couple of leaves of fresh mint for an aromatic twist.
  • Nutty Goodness: Add a tablespoon of unsweetened nut butter for a richer and more filling smoothie. Do note that this add-in will increase the calories by roughly 100.

Papaya Smoothie For Weight Loss


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

Another good thing about this papaya smoothie is the fact that it’s compatible with all the blenders and models that I own.

This means that the chances of this recipe working with any blender are very high.

If you own a blender that is not listed above, and the recipe doesn’t work with it, do let me know!

Smoothie FAQs:

How To Prepare Papaya For Smoothies?

Select and wash a ripe papaya, cut it in half, scoop out the seeds, remove the flesh, and cut it into chunks for blending.

Does Papaya Flatten Your Stomach?

It can. Because papaya is rich in fiber, it aids your digestion and battles bloating, which can help your stomach appear flatter.

When Is The Best Time To Drink This Papaya Smoothie For Weight Loss?

The best time to drink a papaya smoothie for weight loss is in the morning or as a pre-workout snack to boost metabolism and energy levels.

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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