Recipe: Dragon Fruit Coconut Macaroons

Life & Soul Magazine

Dragon Fruit or Pitaya is a luscious fruit, grown in tropical climates on cactus plants.

Dragon fruits boast numerous health benefits including a strengthened immune system, faster healing of bruises and wounds, and fewer respiratory problems.

Rich in antioxidants, they contain vitamin C (equivalent to 10% of the daily value), polyunsaturated (good) fatty acids, and several B vitamins for carbohydrate metabolism, as well as carotene and protein. Calcium is present for strong bones and teeth, iron and phosphorus for healthy blood and tissue formation.

Eating dragon fruit can help the body maintain such normal function as ridding the body of toxic heavy metals and improved eyesight. Lycopene, responsible for the red color in dragon fruit, has been shown to be linked with a lower prostate cancer risk.

The below recipe from Feasting on Fruit is a twist on a traditional coconut macaroon, with the addition of dragon fruit which give these macaroons…

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