Delowcious Dragon Fruit

Before arriving in Singapore I had never seen or heard of a Dragon Fruit. I know I lead a sheltered life, but I am working on it. On our first trip to the grocery store we did not buy much… We were sorta just checking things out, but we did buy a Dragon Fruit just because it looked so cool. The Hubby is a sucker for anything weird-looking and I am a sucker for anything pink. Dragon Fruit definitely fit the bill. When we got cut that sucker open and were very surprised with what we found. When you first cut into it looks like cookies and cream ice cream, but don’t be fooled by its appearance, it definitely does not taste like ice cream. The texture is like that of a kiwi. The taste is also similar to the kiwi, but much milder and more subtle. It actually does not have much flavor at all, but would be great in fruit salad. It’s spongy texture would soak up and compliment any fruit you combined it with. Plus it’s health benefits are endless and quite unbelievable.

Dragon Fruit Health Benefits

  • High in Antioxidants
  • Lowers Blood Glucose Levels
  • Controls Blood Sugar Levels
  • Rich in Minerals and Fiber
  • Aids in Digestion
  • Neutralizes Toxic Substances (heavy metals and chemicals)
  • High Levels of Vitamin B3
  • Helps Lower Bad Cholesterol
  • Smooths and Moisturizes Skin
  • Good Source of Phosphorus and Calcium
  • Reinforces Bones
  • Aids in Tissue Formation
  • Aids in Healthy Teeth
  • High Levels of Vitamin C
  • Aids Healing of Cuts and Bruises
  • Enhances Immune System
  • Full of Vitamin B1 and B2
  • Increases Energy
  • Aids in Metabolizing Carbohydrates

How to Cut a Dragon Fruit

Notes: You can find Dragon Fruit at your local Asian market or at Whole Foods between the months of August and December. You can also peel the skin after you’ve made the initial cut. Surprisingly it is very easy to peel and it ensures not wasting any of the delowcious fruit. Enjoy!

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