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Papaya Yogurt Bowl

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This fantastic papaya yogurt bowl with granola and fresh fruit is a delicious breakfast!

If you like the sweet taste of fruit + yogurt + honey, you've got to try this. Papaya is kind of a cross in flavor between melon and mango.

You'll remove the seeds to make these papaya boats and then fill them with coconut yogurt or any other kind of yogurt you'd like and then your favorite toppings.

A papaya yogurt bowl with granola and fruit.

Why You'll Love Papaya Breakfast Bowls

If you like a smoothie bowl or healthy, fresh breakfasts, you'll love this easy recipe.

It's a perfect start to the day and quick to make! The combination of the sweet tropical fruit plus the coconut yogurt cannot be beaten.

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Here's what you'll need to make a papaya bowl recipe!

Papaya, cherries, honey, granola, yogurt, and blueberries.
  • Fresh Papaya
  • Coconut Yogurt (or your favorite yogurt)
  • Granola
  • Blueberries or Other Berries
  • Cherries
  • Honey

See the recipe card for quantities.


Cut the ripe papaya in half and scoop out the black seeds with a large spoon. 

A papaya cut in half with the seeds scooped out.

Scoop the yogurt into the center wells of the papaya, dividing it equally between each side.

Using the back of a spoon, spread it to cover the center of the papaya. 

Divide the granola between the papayas.

A halved papaya on a cutting board with yogurt and granola.

Add the blueberries and strawberries between the papaya halves. Top with a drizzle of honey.

A halved papaya bowl on a cutting board.

Serve immediately!

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Tips for Making this Recipe

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Specialty Ingredients - You can make your own homemade granola or try this French Vanilla Granola.

Optional Toppings - If you'd like to add more toppings, try some coconut flakes, almond butter, peanut butter, pistachios, slivered almonds, or chia seeds.

Storage Tips - I would not recommend saving this recipe as the granola will get soggy. Once you add the granola and yogurt you'll want to serve it.

Diet/Allergy Alternatives - You don't need to use a plant-based yogurt if you don't want this to be vegan - you can use regular vanilla yogurt or Greek yogurt.

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Yield: 2 servings

Papaya Yogurt Bowl

Yogurt and granola in a papaya bowl topped with berries.

These delicious papaya yogurt bowls with granola are an easy breakfast recipe.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 papaya
  • 5 ounces coconut yogurt (or yogurt of choice)
  • ½ cup granola
  • ¼ cup of blueberries
  • ¼ cup of cherries, halved
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  1. Cut the papaya in half and scoop out the seeds. 
  2. Scoop the yogurt into the center wells of the papaya, dividing it equally between each side. Using the back of a spoon, spread it to cover the center of the papaya. 
  3. Divide the granola, blueberries, and cherries between the papaya halves. Drizzle on the honey. 
  4. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 280Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 55mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 4gSugar: 33gProtein: 8g

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