strawberry dragon fruit smoothie recipe

STRAWBERRY DRAGON FRUIT SMOOTHIE

A smoothie recipe using fresh strawberries and dragon fruit for a delicious and healthy combination.

strawberry dragon fruit recipe

This strawberry dragon fruit smoothie is so simple to make. If you haven’t ever tried a dragon fruit then you don’t know that it’s the prettiest of all fruits. There are a few varieties, pink skin with white flesh, yellow skin with white flesh, and pink skin with bright pink flesh.

dragon fruit recipe

Don’t let their bright and bold appearance fool you, they tend to be bland. Since they are kinda bland, it makes a perfect fruit for smoothies. You can combine it with so many other fruits and flavors.

Dragon fruits aren’t always easy to find. When they are in season and I find them at the grocery store, I buy a few and scoop out the edible part, chop it up and freeze for later. This makes it even more perfect for an icy smoothie on a hot summer day.

How to Make a Dragon Fruit Smoothie

You will need:

how to make a smoothie

Since I love strawberries I combined them with the dragon fruit in this smoothie.

strawberry dragon fruit recipe

I always make smoothies in my favorite Ninja blender. I have had it for about five years now and it still works great. It blends so fast, even with ice. It comes with a few attachments, for smoothies, I use the large pitcher. In the photo above you can see that it has two rows of blades that blend super fast.

In minutes you will have a delicious and healthy strawberry dragon fruit smoothie! You can blend ice with fruit and have a pretty good smoothie. I almost always add plain Greek yogurt to most of my smoothies for an extra dose of protein.

smoothie recipe

If you notice, the straw in this photo is glass. I try to use reusable straws whenever I can. Silicone ones work well as long as they are thick enough for any smoothies or ice cream shakes to fit through.

smoothie recipe

You can see that the width of the opening is a good size for almost any shake or smoothie you can make.

smoothie recipe

Strawberry Dragon Fruit Smoothie

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A smoothie recipe that combines dragon fruit and strawberries for a sweet and refreshing smoothie.
Prep Time:5 minutes
Total Time:10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 dragon fruit
  • 5 strawberries
  • 1 tsp honey

Instructions

  • Wash strawberries and remove the stems. Slice the dragon fruit in half scoop out the soft edible portion of the fruit and discard the skin. 
  • Place fruit and all the other ingredients into a ninja blender and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into preferred cups, add a straw, drink, and enjoy!
Servings: 2 smoothies
Author: Amy

Easy right!?

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