Papaya is delicious, refreshing, and super bright! Try making one of these gorgeous, plant-based papaya recipes to share with family and friends this summer!

1. Hawaiian Papaya ‘Rawnola’ Bowl

Hawaiian Papaya Rawnola Bowl

Hawaiian Papaya ‘Rawnola’ Bowl

This Hawaiian Papaya ‘Rawnola’ Bowl by Rachael Hutchings is so simple and tastes like a dream come true. Fresh Hawaiian papaya halves seasoned with fresh lime juice, filled with rawnola, and then topped with toasted coconut flakes.

2. Spicy Papaya Salad With Smoky Roasted Peanuts 

Spicy Papaya Salad With Smoky Roasted Peanuts [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Spicy Papaya Salad With Smoky Roasted Peanuts

This Spicy Papaya Salad With Smoky Roasted Peanuts by Mel McDonald is pretty magnificent! It is made with unripe, green papaya, peanuts, and a delicious dressing!

3. Roasted Peaches, Puffed Quinoa, and Papaya Cashew Cream Parfait 

Roasted Peaches, Puffed Quinoa, and Papaya Cashew Cream Parfait

Roasted Peaches, Puffed Quinoa, and Papaya Cashew Cream Parfait

This Roasted Peaches, Puffed Quinoa, and Papaya Cashew Cream Parfait by Gunjan Dudani is perfect for breakfast! If you like the combination of fruits, yogurt or cream, and some crunchy granola then you will definitely like this Vegan parfait that is yogurt-free.

4. Papaya Coladas

Papaya Coladas [Vegan, Gluten-Free] 

Papaya Coladas

These Papaya Coladas by Lucie Javorska belong at your next cookout. Extra thick, ice-cold, and creamy, this papaya twist on pina colada is a refreshing, vitamin-packed drink. Enjoy it as a morning smoothie or pour in some rum for a tropical party cocktail.

5. Papaya and Coconut Yogurt Breakfast

papaya coconut yogurt breakfast

Papaya and Coconut Yogurt Breakfast

Wow, these Papaya and Coconut Yogurt Breakfast bowls by Kelly Fielding are so pretty! Teamed up with coconut yogurt, which is full of gut-friendly bacteria, this is a wonderful combination and prescription for a happy belly.

6. Bulgur With Papaya and Pomegranate 

 Bulgur With Papaya and Pomegranate

 Bulgur With Papaya and Pomegranate

How healthy and abundant does Lera Krasovskaya‘s Bulgur With Papaya and Pomegranate look?! Cheerful vegan meal perfect for a summer buffet if chilled!

7. Raw Papaya Apple Smoothie 

Raw Papaya Apple Smoothie

Raw Papaya Apple Smoothie

You have to try this Raw Papaya Apple Smoothie by Kibby Miller! It’s a refreshing and nutritious smoothie that will start your day with amazing benefits and give you energy.

8. Tremendous Papaya Salsa 

Tremendous Papaya Salsa

Tremendous Papaya Salsa

Lera Krasovskaya‘s Tremendous Papaya Salsa is well… tremendous! Dig in with some tortilla chips or stack it up on a veggie burger!

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