Pink Flamingo

"Twist on Asia"

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Ingredients

1 cup chopped pitaya (dragon fruit)

 

1 cup strawberries tops removed

 

1 cup pineapple chunks

8 oz unsweetened coconut water

1 tablespoon agave nectar

PREP 10 MIN    |    COOK 0 MIN     |    TOTAL 10 MIN 

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Highlights & Tips

All you need is a blender to make this delicious juice.  It's always best to have a "base" to your juice.  A great juice base is coconut water.  Get an unsweetened water, the fruit will add plenty of natural sugar to the drink.

You will need to cut the dragon fruit in half and scoop out the flesh of the fruit before blending.  If you don't like seeds you can strain the juice with a strainer.  You can purchase a white flesh or pink flesh dragon fruit.

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Health Benefits

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Each fruit has several benefits!  The best things about this juice is the burst of unique flavor you get when making it.

Strawberries boosts your immune system, helps with bloating and helps keep your brain sharp!

Pineapple carries antioxidants, helps aid the body with digestion and has low calories.

Dragon fruit is loaded with vitamin c, high in fiber and contains several antioxidants that help skin repair and healthy hair.

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Recipe Supplies

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Blenders are a must in your kitchen especially if you want to make juice or smoothies!

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Unsweetened organic coconut water is a great natural sweetened liquid to add in a juice or smoothie.

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Agave nectar is an ancient healing plant source.  This is a natural sweetener and has few calories.  A great way to sweeten up a juice if needed.

Presentation

You can use any glass you want for this drink.  I like glass tumblers or a mason jar.  Add some fresh mint as a garnish and you have the best juice to enjoy!

Budget Tips

If you want to save a little money make your own juice.  If you buy your produce in bulk and clean and prep things yourself you will save a little money.  I purchase some of my vegetables at a club like Costco or a local farmers market.  I'm blessed to live near a weekly farmers market and know several vendors who give me a deal on fresh veggies if I buy bulk and buy often!    If a farmers market is not available try asking your local grocery manager if they can get a bigger pack size of fresh fruit and vegetables.  You would be surprised what you might find.

Storage Recommendations

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Storage is VERY important when holding on to your juice!  First it's important to know if using a centrifugal juicer your fresh juice will only be good for 24 hours if sealed in a tight jar or bottle in the refrigerator.  If using a masticating or cold press juicer you can hold onto your juice for 3-4 days in a refrigerator.

Its best to drink your fresh juice right away but if you can't place it in a tight sealed jar or bottle with little air.  The sooner you drink your fresh juice the more antioxidants, vitamins and minerals you will consume!

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What to do with left over's or extra product?

Make a scrumptious berry salad or cut up some remaining fruit for part of your breakfast.  It's also tasty to add some berries to a green kale salad.  You can also dip them into vegan chocolate and have chocolate vegan snack!

Pink Flamingo

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PREP 10 MIN    |    COOK 0 MIN     |    TOTAL 10 MIN    

YIELD 2 SERVINGS 

1 cup chopped pitaya (dragon fruit)

1 cup strawberries tops removed

1 cup pineapple chunks

8 oz coconut water unsweetened

1 tablespoon agave nectar

DIRECTIONS

Make sure you clean and wash your fruit before you make your juice.  This is especially important because you will be consuming this juice in it's natural raw state, the way nature intended and no one wants to get sick!

Step 1

Step 2

Chop up you pineapple into chunks and take the tops off the strawberries.  Slice the dragon fruit in half and scoop out the flesh with a spoon.

Poor the coconut water into the blender and add the fruit and blend until smooth with no chunks remaining.  Add the agave nectar and blend for 10 seconds.

Step 3

INGREDIENTS

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Step 4

Poor your fruit juice into a glass add a festive straw.  Enjoy your unique Asian inspired juice.  It's bright pink and so delicious!

NUTRITIONAL'S  PER SERVING

□ Calories      239   Cal

□ Protein           3    grams

□ Fiber             5    grams

□ Sugar           29    grams

□ Carbs           51    grams

□ Fat                0      grams

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RECIPE TIPS

Wash your fruit really well to prevent any sickness.  We suggest adding a couple tablespoons of white distilled vinegar to the water when cleaning your fruits and vegetables.  Then set you produce out on a towel to dry off before storing.  This will help prevent molding.

The easiest way to get the fruit out of the dragon fruit is to cut the fruit in half then scoop out the flesh.

If you don't like seeds you can strain the juice to get rid of the seeds.

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