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Baked Papaya with Lime and Coconut Yoghurt Recipe

Baked Papaya with Lime and Coconut Yoghurt Recipe

Credit: Lee Holmes

This recipe contains a zesty and refreshing source of digestive enzymes to boost your gut health.

Serves: 6



  • 1 large papaya, cut in half, seeds removed
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Zest & juice 1 lime
  • 250g coconut yoghurt
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place papaya on baking tray. Sprinkle with cinnamon and lime zest, and drizzle with lime juice.
  3. Bake for about 15 mins, or until papaya is lightly coloured. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.
  4. Serve with coconut yoghurt.
  5. Tip: You can add some lime slices to the baking tray to caramelise them, then squeeze the juice over the papaya just before serving.


Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.