Dragon Fruit Salad with Mango

Think about all the healthy recipes you can make with Dragon Fruits? Dragon Fruit flourishes in tropical regions, this is why they taste amazingly sweet and refreshing to replenish our strengths and cool the summer.

 I am more happier to taste the red fleshed pitaya dragon fruit, painted in vibrant green and reddish-pink hues. I usually serve mine with ripe mangoes cut into bit size pieces. 

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Let’s explore the recipes you can achieve with Dragon Fruits:

  • Tropical fruit salad
  • Dragon Fruit jam
  • Dragon Fruit mojito
  • Dragon Fruit popsicles
  • Dragon Fruit sorbet
  • Smoothie (Dragon Fruit, Coconut water, Banana)
  • Detox water
  • Dragon Fruit breakfast bowl with chia seeds
  • Pudding 

Dragon Fruits bring many benefits to your body:

  • decrease bad cholesterol levels
  • contain antioxidants
  • fight diabetes
  • cleanse acne
  • you can make a face mask using dragon fruits using honey to glow your skin younger
  • black seeds are nutritious 
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Chicken Beach Burger

The beach burgers have come to the shore, whispering crunchy waves and flavourful relish. 

You are heading to the beach to relax and swim but you need a delicious crunchy light meal. This Chicken Beach Burger is the best you can make without having to stop at a drive-thru because for a quick-easy-healthy meal, patties are not the ideal option. I use chicken breast and the taste is beyond excellent. Make your beach adventure more flavourful with this recipe.

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Servings: 2

Ingredients: 

For the Chicken:

  • 2 pieces of chicken breasts
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp of corn flour
  • 2 tbsp of bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp of garlic and ginger paste
  • 1 tsp of paprika powder
  • 1 tsp of oregano powder
  • 1/2 tsp of cinnamon powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • Vegetable oil

For the Burger:

  • 2  Burger buns
  • 2 pieces of Cheddar Burger cheese
  • Slices of tomatoes
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Slices of pineapples
  • Mayonnaise

Preparations for the Chicken:

1) Season the chicken breasts with garlic and ginger paste, paprika, oregano and cinnamon powder, salt and pepper. Let them rest covered for atleast 30mins or you can coat them in the corn flour and bread crumbs directly after seasoning. I prefer to season mine 30mins prior before coating to encure that the chicken blends perfectly well with the seasoning.

2) Preheat your skillet with vegetable oil. In the meanwhile, dip the chicken breasts into the eggs. Mix together the corn flour and bread crumbs. Coat the chicken breasts into the mixture and shake off any excess before adding into the hot oil.

3) Cook the chicken breasts for 8mins on each side.

Preparations for the Burger:

1) Layer each buns with mayonnaise (Optional). Add the lettuce leaves, slices of tomatoes on the bottom. Then add the chicken breasts, the cheese on top and the slices of pineapples. You can choose to add some lettuce leaves on top as well again.

Chicken Beach Burger is done 🙂 You can serve with french fries or wedges.

Passion Fruit Juice

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Passion fruit, a sweet tropical fruit, also coined in French and Mauritian Creole as “Grenadille, Fruit de la passion”. Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre, Passion fruit is best to be served fresh. Protected in an inedible dark purple shell,  the Passion Fruit juicy pulp is richer in sweetness, aroma, juicy pulp and contains less acidity compared to the Yellow Passion Fruit.

My recipe is really simple and healthier. Usually some people prefer to blend the juicy pulp with water in a mixer to easily get rid of the pitted seeds. However I prefer to prepare mine in the old healthy style, plus I love to have the pitted seeds with my juice. They are high in flavour and allow for a nice garnishing for your juice.

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Servings: 2

Ingredients:

  • 2 Dark Purple Passion Fruits
  • 1 Yellow Passion Fruit (Optional)
  • 20 cl of water (You can use more based as per your preferences)
  • 4 tbsp of sugar
  • Ice cubes

Preparations:

    • 1) Cut into half the passion fruits. Spoon out the juicy pulp

2) In a jug, add the juicy pulp and water. Stir really well with a whisk to make sure that the juice is well blended with the water.

3)  Add the sugar and mix again.

4) Add the ice cubes and allow to refrigerate for  1 hour. Serve chill 🙂