All posts tagged: dragonfruit

Sangria |Slushies!|

I love my new blender, folks! L.O.V.E. I had loads of fruit and a blender and a bottle of wine…it didn’t take long to figure out what I was planning.  These drinks are quite decadent (can I use that word?) sweet and thick…and so perfect for a brunch or cocktail hour. Obviously perfect for summer and might be even better frozen into a Popsicle. Haven’t tried it yet but I’m thinking about it! Ingredients for Mango + Papaya Sangria Slushie 1 large mango, cut into chunks 1 large papaya, cut into chunks 2 tablespoons sweetener (I used organic maple syrup) 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 bottle of sweet white wine Ingredients for Dragonfruit + Kiwi Sangria Slushie 2 large dragonfruit, cut into chunks 3 kiwis, cut into chunks juice of one small lime 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sweetener 1/2 bottle of sweet white wine Directions: Add all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth. Add to cup with ice (crushed would be perfect). Garnish if you want but drink it up! …

Summer Fruits |Salad|

 I got a beautiful bunch of some summertime fruits from a friend and needed to eat them up quickly. A salad is a rock solid way to throw them all together and eat them while feeling good about your dinner.  The star of this show was the freak on the outside-beauty on the inside dragon fruit. This fruit has a lovely, mild taste and is a bit like a kiwi in texture. It combined like a champ with the other fruits. To eat you just cut off the crazy green outside with a pairing knife. After you cut up the fruit, the fuschia skin simply peels off. It’s all much easier than it looks. I had this salad with a little roasted duck on the side but on its own is also incredibly flavorful. I just love my proteins. For the Salad: Lettuce Red onion Avocado Dragonfruit Nectarine Hazelnuts, halved For the Dressing |for 2|:  1/2 cup of olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon salt + pepper to taste black + white sesame seeds bit of dill   Recipe Adapted From: …