Native to America’s, Dragon fruit is rich in antioxidants. It is a perfect ingredient for your morning fruit bowl. The pink scaly outer skin encloses a white, yellow or red inner flesh, specked with black seeds, which is sweet in flavour and extremely refreshing. The seeds are rich sources of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which are essential for the body.
Here are 5 Delicious Ways for You to Try it:
Scoop out the fleshy part.
Slice or chop the flesh for fruit salads
Try this pitaya bowl Recipe! The great thing about this recipe is that it is:
Engages your sense of fun and creativity
Has great visual appeal
Plus you can enjoy it for breakfast, lunch or dinner…
You will need:
1/2 a dragon fruit
Small handful strawberries
1-2 drops DoTerra lemongrass essential oil (optional)
1/2 tbsp ground chia seeds
Just enough liquid to blend it up: almond milk, coconut water
Add all ingredients to the blender and purée until smooth. Pour into a bowl and top with your favourite fruit etc. As you can see, I saved some of pitaya to top with, along with hemp hearts, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, strawberries, dried shredded coconut, black currents and passion fruit.
Choose your Toppings:
When it comes to toppings, a few of my favorites include:
2 tablespoons goji berries
2 tablespoons buckwheat groats or your favorite granola
1 tablespoon almonds, chopped
unsweetened finely shredded coconut
Nuts and seeds
Fresh fruit slices
Variations: You can blend different combinations as a base for your bowl.
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