Pitaya Bowl

Two years ago I indulged in my first Pitaya bowl. Initially, I was intrigued by the taste & pretty pink texture, then I discovered all the health benefits and was immediately a Pitaya bowl convert. I’ve highlighted some of the health benefits of Pitaya below. Those alone may be enough to convert you, but if you’re still skeptical there’s a pretty awesome Pitaya  bowl recipe below – give it a piTRYa!

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Active Antioxidants

Rids the body of free radicals and cancer-producing properties, Pitaya is giving acai berries a run for their money

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Heart Healthy

Decreases bad cholesterol & replenishes good levels- great source of monounsatured fats, helping the heart stay in great condition

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Full of Fiber & Fights Diabetes

The high fiber content will clean up your digestive system and helps regulate blood sugar levels by suppressing sugar spikes

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 Reduces Signs of Aging

The rich antioxidants can keep the skin taught and young. You can make a face mask using the fruit with honey – a nature alternative to anti-aging masks 

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Suppresses Arthritis

Pitaya is commonly referred to as the “anti-inflammatory fruit”

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PITAYA BOWL RECIPE

This Pitaya (Dragon Fruit) Smoothie Bowl is a vibrant, healthy & pretty way to fuel your body.

INGREDIENTS

Smoothie Bowl:

6 ounces frozen pitaya (dragon fruit)

½ cup Coconut Juice or Unsweetened Vanilla Almondmilk Cashewmilk Blend

½ banana (preferably frozen)

1 cup pineapple chunks (preferably frozen)

1 cup mango chunks (preferably frozen)

Toppings:

Banana

Sliced Almonds

Kiwie

Granola Vanilla Almond

Cacao Nibs

Coconut

INSTRUCTIONS

Place smoothie bowl ingredients in blender and process until smooth, set aside. Drain a coconut, crack it, put the smoothie filling inside each coconut and add toppings to your heart’s desire. Indulge!

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