Ultimate Fruit Treat

most people think of dessert, they think of candy, ice cream or cake. But this doesn’t have to be! Fruit can serve as a delightful dessert – and it will still give you a sweet punch! Just look at these pictures and try to stop yourself from drooling! Enjoy this treat when you are looking for something sugary – but don’t want to veer too far off course. And while you’re at it, go check out Barefoot Coconut – the creator of this sweet treat! Scroll down for the ingredients and directions.

Papaya Boat

Prep Time: 5 minutes


Serves: 1

  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 papaya
  • Banana, mango, pineapple or other fruit
  • Papaya seeds


  1. Slice papaya in half, scoop out seeds, and put in a pestle and mortar.
  2. Grind the honey, lime and papaya seeds in the pestle and mortar.
  3. Place papaya on a plate, then add your choice of fruit. Drizzle the ground mixture on top.
  4. Enjoy!

Papaya Boat

Rebecca Hughes

Recipe By: Rebecca Hughes

Rebecca is a fruit obsessed, yoga and pull up fanatic who spends a lot of the time outdoors with her GSP dogs. As a certified personal trainer she has learned a lot along the way, especially on nutrition.

She runs Barefoot Coconut, an online resource to help you feel good in all manners of health, nutrition and fitness. Rebecca aims to educate, inspire and share her passions with a fruitful active way of life!