Happy Wellness Wednesday! Look at this glamorous dragon fruit also known as the pitaya relative to the cactus family! Have you tried it? Do you like it? Yay or Nay?
This pink gem is fun to eat with mild flavor, tons of nutrition impact and benefit for the body!
Dragon Fruit Perks101:
Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
-Aids in Cardiovascular health-cholesterol lowering
-Aids in digestion
-Aids in blood sugar stability thanks to the fiber
-Aids in Anti-Aging
-Boosts immune system
– Cancer fighter
Enters the a new Dragon Fruit recipe! I love it when fruit naturally lends itself to a bowl!
Papaya bowls, melon bowls, pineapple bowls, and dragon fruit bowls… all so fun, pretty, easy and fun to make for ✌🏻 over the weekend!
This may look fancy but it’s super simple with simple ingredients! Keeping the sugar on the lower end, this Dragon bowl is not on the sweetest side but very refreshing and can be made sweeter if desired!
Delivering healthy fat, antioxidants, and fiber this Pink Dragon Fruit Bowl is pure goodness!
Recipe: Pink Dragon Bowl
Yields 2 servings
1/2 dragon fruit
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 cup chopped frozen zucchini
1/2 frozen banana
1/2 tsp local honey or to increase sweetness add 1 tsp local honey or 1 pitted medjool date (optional)
1/4 cup filter water or coconut water or desired milk.
Handful of ice
Cut dragon fruit in half. Scoop out dragon fruit halves leaving a little for topping.
Blend all ingredients together until smooth and well blended.
Pour smoothie into dragon fruit bowls. Sprinkle with unsweetened coconut flakes and extra dragon fruit balls or any desired healthy topping.
Side note: to increase protein try adding 1 scoop of protein powder or 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt.
Love and Light, JB
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