by Catherine Madsen
Bliss Crafter, Austin Yoga Tree
Dragon fruit, or pitaya, is an exotic, tropical fruit that is native to Southeast Asia, parts of Hawaii, and Central America. This spiky superfood is associated with many health benefits, ranging from preventing early signs of aging to aiding with digestion. Let’s break down the nutritional content of this vibrant fruit!
Overall, pitaya is a highly nutritious and unique fruit. Sometimes, in the United States, it can be difficult to find fresh dragon fruit since it must be shipped from overseas. If you are having difficulty finding it fresh, there are frozen smoothie packs of pitaya that are available at Sprouts. These packs are good for smoothies as well as for breakfast bowls. The smoothie packs can also be purchased online at the following website:
Perfect for hot summers, here is a delicious dragon fruit smoothie recipe!
Combine ingredients into a blender. Enjoy!