Recipe: Pitaya Chia Smoothie

Fruit Recipes, Pre + Post Workout Recipes, Smoothie Recipes

By: Chris Freytag, CPT


Get ELECTRIC with this hot pink antioxidant smoothie made with Pitaya fruit (A.K.A. dragon fruit). This smoothie is super simple to make, taste refreshing and is perfect for a post-workout meal or energizing snack! This fruit is full of antioxidants and vitamin-C. Pitaya tastes similar to kiwi fruit or pear and has tiny seeds that are edible just like a kiwi fruit. The fruit comes in 3 colors: 2 have pink skin, but with different colored flesh (one white, the other hot pink), while another type is yellow with white flesh. I used the pink fleshed fruit. This smoothie is so energizing, and you can’t help but love the hot pink color!

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    Ingredients

    • 1/2 a pitaya A.K.A Dragon Fruit -separate the fruit from the skin. The fruits comes with yellow or pink skin. I used pink.
    • 1/2 banana
    • 4-6 frozen strawberries
    • 6 ounces almond milk
    • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

    Directions

    1. Simply blend all the ingredients and enjoy!

    Nutrition Information Per Serving

    Calories: 237

    Protein: 5 gram(s)

    Fat: 5 gram(s)

    Carbohydrates: 38 gram(s)

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