30 ways in 30 days – Solo papayas

30 different ways to enjoy Solo papayas, should be fun and nutritious as this fruit is perfect sliced, chopped or served as a bowl for an appetizer, smoothie, side, salad, entree or dessert.

Day 1 – Simply berries – My usual breakfast is a Solo papaya half filled with berries. More…

Day 2 –?Try a? smoothie bowl – Solos act as a healthy bowl for smoothies.? Yogurt, berries, chia seeds and some nuts – make an easy and delicious smoothie with a bowl that’s delish too! More…

Day 3 –?Topping the main dish?– This happens to be pork and rice, but I’ve topped just about any entree with some papaya chunks. More…

Day 4 –?Smooth smoothie?-Solo papaya can be the solo fruit in the blender, but today I added some watermelon for a refreshing drink to beat summer’s heat. More…

Day 5 –?Put a cherry on top?– Or the side, it’s just adding what you have on hand with a little yogurt. Add making it a dessert with a touch of honey. More…

Day 6 –?Reset the yogurt cup expectations?-You see it in the store and in fast food joints. Canned fruit and not so good granola with yogurt. Make your own and make it special with Solo papaya chunks and your favorite granola. More…

Day 7 – Sip or spread –?Scoop out Solo’s insides and blend for a great drink. Use a bit of the blended Solo to spread on crackers. Heart-shaped crackers if you’ve got them, cause you’re going to luv’em. More…

Day 8 –?Top the beans or the quinoa?– Top just before serving or toss Solo papaya chunks in while cooking. If you do the latter, save some chunks to top the dish. The contrast is striking. More…

Day 9 –?Take a stab at it?Make it a fruit kabob for a fun way to eat fruit. More…

Day 10 – Sometimes simple is best –?Just slice in half, scoop out the seeds, maybe squirt some lime, add some fruit and viola – a great breakfast, snack or healthy side. More…?

Day 11-?Chunks or slices – Just plain and simple papaya for some tasty bits and bites. I know I’m chopping on a slice while I’m adding the rest of the papaya to another dish. EZ slicing…?

Day 12 – Toss in a salad that includes chunks of Solo papaya?– Using the Solo’s skin as the bowl, it’s a tasty, great looking and little clean-up treat. Try a tropical salad in a tropical fruit, the Solo papaya. More ideas…

Day 13 – Grill’em?– Two squirts, squirt a lime on the Solo and some non-fat cooking spray on the grill and? add the Solo half. Easy, tasty and a grilling treat. More ideas…

Day 14 –?Pancake topper –?Slice tropical fruit thin,? top the pancake while it’s cooking the first side.? More…

Day 15 –?Build a lunch –?Put out the fruit and start the building of a healthy lunch. Kids will love it. More…

Day 16 –?Glaze over –?It’s an easy glaze to make for a spectacular bowl. More…

Day 17 –?Oatmeal eye-opener –?This time I put together the oatmeal and refrigerated it in the Solo.? No next day prep. More…

Day 18 –?A salad perch?– Solo papaya is in that salad, it’s skin is holding some of that salad, while more of the salad if holding up the Solo skin. Solos are fun. More…

Day 19 –?Pork and papaya?– Makes a terrific dinner salad with a Caribbean touch. More…

Day 20 –?Make a papaya salsa –?Oh sure you could put chips to the salsa, but you can also add the salsa on top of your evening’s veggies. It’s important to eat your veggies, make it tasty with Solo papaya salsa. More…

Day 21 – A scoop of risotto, scooped into a Solo –A side dish that makes the meal, Solos make risotto special.? Make it the day before, and heat it up the day of your feast. More…

Day 22 –?Yogurt made special –?A little attention paid to the yogurt making it a dressing for the berries and the Solo papaya serving the dish.? More…

Day 23 –?Baked Solo –?Doesn’t take long to get a touch of carmelization. Serve with a slice of lime and a scoop of dessert topping for dessert (yogurt for a side dish). More…

Day 24 – Star of the fruit plate?– Made for spoon-sized eating. Or slice in the shell for scooping out by the chunk. More…

Day 25 – Bake an egg in it –? A scoop of sweet papaya with every bite of your morning’s egg. More…

Day 26 –?Power breakfast drink?– papaya makes the nutritious greens (kale or spinach) delicious.? Making the drink both powerful in nutrition and in taste. And that’s a tropical taste to boot. More…

Day 27 –?Hats off papaya salad –?Instead of slicing the Solo papaya lengthwise, slice right across the top. Gives the salad a great top-down effect. More…

Day 28 –?Let a papaya be your bowl –?Cereal bowl, to be exact, and what a great way to make breakfast both tastier and healthier. More…

Day 29 –?Toss with another tropical –?In this case, bananas. Don’t worry about the dressing. If you refrigerate overnight, papaya will emite some juices of its own. Toss with the banana for a great fruit salad of the tropics. More…

Day 30 –?Solo BLT –?Let’s end this 30 day challenge with a bang. This is a salad made with the ingredients of a BLT, but without the bread. The young gent enjoying it doesn’t seem to mind. More…